Soccer Fan, Team, & Stadium Nicknames

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Your favorite football / soccer team and stadium along with the fans have a nickname. All clubs do. Through history, winning seasons and losing ones, teams and fans develop a love for their club and the players and nicknames grow from that over the years.

Soccer 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 nam ed after the hills in South Africa during a battle in the Boer War.

Ever wondered what the nickname is for all the Premier League Clubs? Well now you can find out! Soccer team nicknames for the EPL.

Soccer 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

Soccer Stadium Nicknames

La Bombonera (the Chocolate Box) – Boca Juniors Stadium
The Theatre of Dreams – Old Trafford (Manchester United’s stadium)
Anfield – Liverpool Football Club and the Spion Kop (or Kop for short) name stands behind goal

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

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