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Soccer Fan, Team, & Stadium Nicknames

Fan Nicknames

Scousers - Liverpool fans
Romanista - Roma fans
Toon Army - Newcastle Supporters
Tartan Army - Scottish national team
The Kop - the name given for the area where Liverpools fans sit at the stadium.  It's named after the hills in South Africa during a battle in the Boer War.

Team Nicknames

Giallorossi - Red-and-Yellows (Roma)
Rossoneri - Red-and-Blacks (AC Milan)
Blues - Chelsea
Reds - Liverpool
Newcastle - Magpies
Red Devils - Manchester United
Gunners - Arsenal
Los Galácticos - Real Madrid (referring to all the big names stars they signed, Galacticos like Zidane and Beckham)
Los Merengues - The Whites (Real Madrid)
I Bianconeri - The White and Blacks (Juventus)
Barca - Barcelona
Los Cules - Barcelona (means 'butts', which comes from the time when Barcelona didn't have seats in their stadium and you'd always see the butts of the supporters watching the game)
Cottagers - Fulham (Their stadium is called Craven Cottage)
Bosteros - Boca Juniors (Lowest of the low (bosta means manure))
Los Millonarios - Club Atletico River Plate
Nerazzurri - The Black and Blues (Inter Milan)
Hammers - West Ham
Rovers - Blackburn
Chivas (Goats) - Club Deportivo Guadalajara
Black Stars - Ghana
Indomitable Lions - Cameroon
Les Bleus - (The Blues) France
El Tri - (Three colors of the flag) - Mexico

Stadium Nicknames

La Bombonera (the Chocolate Box) - Boca Juniors Stadium
The Theatre of Dreams - Old Trafford (Manchester United's stadium)

Some names pulled from these two useful resources:  SoccerPhile & Wikipedia

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