Teams have always played in the First Division in their respective countries

Teams have always played in the First Division in their respective countries
Boca Juniors fans boast of being the only Argentine team that has always played in the First Division (90me)

Last update October 28, 2019 by Javier Argudo

In this article we will review teams from the top European leagues (but also we highlight some globally) what They have always played in First Division. Not only that, but they have been present in all editions of the history of the showpiece of your country. Watch out, there are cases of certain clubs who have never fallen, but this does not mean that they have always played the top flight.


Since the creation of the League in the season 1928-1929, the only teams to have played every edition of the championship in the First Division have been Real Madrid, the FC Barcelona and the Athletic Club de Bilbao.

Italian Serie A

It is curious that only one club has managed to be in all editions of the A series Italian to, like the Spanish, It began in the year 1929. The Inter de Milan It is the only one who can boast of it.


Dutch maximum competition was created relatively recently, specifically in the year 1956. Since then, only four teams have always played in the First Division: Ajax, PSV, Feyernoord Y Utrecht.


The great Greek clubs, Olympiacos, Panathinaikos Y PAOK Thessaloniki They are the only three that have been present in the highest category of the country that began in the distant 1926.


Again we find the great, in this case the Portuguese football. Port, Benfica Y Sporting CP They have always been in the first division in a competition that was created in 1934.


In Turkey the only three clubs that have stood in First each and every season since 1959 (year when the competition was founded) They have been the Galatasaray, Fenerbahce Y Besiktas.


The only team that has been in all editions of the Scottish first division has been the Celtic. Glasgow team, which it maintains a great rivalry with Rangers, It has been around since the creation of the competition in the year 1890 and he has never suffered a demotion.


We also want to highlight the case of Dynamo Kiev. The Ukrainian side has always played in the top flight both ancient USSR (1936-1991) and subsequently of League Ukraine (1992 onwards).

Of course, In addition to the examples we have cited European teams, there are other cases worldwide. Among them we can highlight some as the Colo-Colo in Chile, Boca Juniors in Argentina, Peñarol Y National In uruguay, America Y Chivas de Guadalajara in Mexico or Barcelona SC in Ecuador.

This list can draw attention to the fact that in important leagues like German or English (counting from the beginning and not just since the creation of the Premier League in 1992) there is no team that has managed to always be in First Division. The Hamburg It was the only but its decline in 2018 He ended his record.


Javier Argudo

PC Football changed my life.

One thought on “Teams have always played in the First Division in their respective countries

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

error: Content is protected !!