The top reference site for English League and Cup football


The database of the National Football Archive includes match-by-match line-ups and goal scorers for English Football League and Premier League clubs from the 1888-89 season to the present day. A complete player database ensures that every player is uniquely identified. 

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Our latest record counts:

231,472 matches

667,489 goal scorers

5.6 million appearances

45,525 players

15,565 dismissals





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Alas, not in the database. Miss Nettie Honeyball, British Ladies FC captain, 1895