Wednesday, June 15, 2016

All-time Team index

All-Time Team Index
I have create all-time teams for both national teams, regional/specailised teams and club teams.  The national teams are 23-member, the official number of players each team carried to the World Cup Finals.  The club teams are 23-members, the official number of players each team registered for the Champions' League.

Western Europe
GermanyItalyHollandPortugalAustria 
SwitzerlandBelgiumFranceSpain.

British Isles
EnglandScotlandWales,
Ireland/Northern Ireland combined team,
IrelandNorthern Ireland,
United Kingdom.

The Balkans(Southeast Europe)
BulgariaRomaniaTurkey,
Former YugoslaviaFormer Yugoslavia without Croatia and Serbia,
Yugoslavia 1994,
Serbia Croatia,
The rest of Southeast Euorpe(Greece, Turkey and Albania).

The Former Soviet Union
RussiaUkraine,
The former Soviet Union without players from Ukraine and Russia.

Central/East Europe
PolandCzechoslovakiaHungary.

Scandinavia
SwedenDenmark. 
Scandinavia excluding Sweden and Denmark.


South American(CONMEBOL)
South America without Brazil and Argentina.
ArgentinaBrazilUruguayPeruColombia,
ChileParaguay
Ecuador/Bolivia/Venezuela Combined Team.

North America(CONCACAF)
USAMexicoCosta Rica.
CONCACAF without Costa Rica, US and Mexico.

Asia
AustraliaSaudi ArabiaIran.
ChinaJapanSouth Korea.
East AsiaWest and Central Asia.


Africa
GhanaCameroonNigeriaSouth Africa,
AlgeriaMoroccoEgypt.
North AfricaThe Rest of Africa.

Oceania
Oceania  

Other all-team specialized or regional teams:
Brazil
Sao Paulo StateRio de Janeiro
North/Northeastern Brazil South/Southeastern Brazil.
Brazilian players capped by other national teams.

England
Greater London
North East EnglandNorthWest England.
Black English players.
United Kingdom 1970.

France
South France.
Players born in the Overeseas Department and former French Colonies

Germany

North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria.

Holland
Surnamese-Dutch Bext XI.
North Holland South Holand.
The rest of Holland excluding North and South Holland.

Italy
Italian diaspora
Southern ItalyCentral Italy.
Northern Italy(excluding Lombardy) Lombardy.

Spain
BasqueCataloniaCastile.

Eastern Europe
Polish diaspora.
IYugoslavia went to USA 1994.


Club Teams
This is my selection of a 25 member all-time team for the club.  The number 25 was chosen because it is the official squad size for the Champions' League.

La Liga (Spain)
Real MadridBarcelonaValencia,
Atletico MadridSevillaAtletic Bilbao, 
Deportivo La Coruna  Real Sociedad.

Serie A (Italy)
AC MilanJuventusInter Milan,
RomaLazioTorinoNapoliFiorentina,
Sampdoria.

Primeira Liga (Portugal)
BenficaPortoSporting SP.

Others
Manchester United
Ajax Amsterdam
Liverpool