This is a list of unbeaten football club seasons.

Men's football

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (January 2019)

(National top division only, minimum 18 matches in league calendar)

Africa

Season Nation Club Matches Article Notes[1]
1962–63  Tunisia Étoile Sportive du Sahel 22 No Also won the Tunisian Cup (7 matches) – the country's first double.
1975–76  Egypt Al Ahly Sporting Club 23 No
1978–79  Egypt Al Ahly Sporting Club 22 No
1980–81  Egypt Zamalek Sporting Club 26 No Finished in second place
1985–86  Egypt Al Ahly Sporting Club 22 No
1991  Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 29 No
1991  Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 30 No
1991  Uganda Kampala Capital City Authority FC 19 No
1998–99  Egypt Al Ahly Sporting Club 26 No
1998  Tunisia Espérance Sportive de Tunis 28 No
1999–2000  Tunisia Espérance Sportive de Tunis 22 No
1999–2000  Swaziland Mbabane Highlanders F.C. 22 No
2001–02  Egypt Ismaily SC 26 No
2003–04  Ghana Accra Hearts of Oak S.C. 30 No Finished in second place
2004  Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 26 No
2003–04  Egypt Zamalek Sporting Club 26 No
2004–05  Egypt Al Ahly Sporting Club 26 No
2005–06  Egypt Al Ahly Sporting Club 26 No
2006  Gabon AS Mangasport 26 No
2006  Guinea-Bissau CF Os Balantas 22 No
2007  Sudan Al Hilal Educational Club 22 No
2007–08  Botswana Mochudi Centre Chiefs FC 30 No
2007–08  Ethiopia Saint George S.C. 24 No
2007–08  Libya Al–Ittihad Sport, Cultural & Social Club 30 No
2008–09  Burkina Faso ASFA Yennenga 26 No
2009  Senegal ASC Linguère 18 No
2010–11  Burundi Atlético Olympic FC 22 No
2012  Congo CSMD Diables Noirs 29 No Lost in the play–off final (penalties)
2013  São Tomé and Príncipe Sporting Praia Cruz 18 No
2014–15  Gabon AS Mangasport 24 No
2015  Kenya Gor Mahia F.C. 30 No
2015–16  DR Congo Tout Puissant Mazembe 32 No
2015–16  Somalia Mogadishu City Club 18 No
2016–17  Egypt Al Ahly Sporting Club 34 No
2016–17  Liberia LISCR FC 22 No
2016–17  Swaziland Mbabane Swallows F.C. 22 No
2017  Réunion JS Saint–Pierroise 26 No
2017  Sudan Al Hilal Educational Club 34 No
2017–18  Eswatini Mbabane Swallows F.C. 26 No
2018–19  Sudan Al–Merrikh SC 21 No
2018–19  Angola Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto 30 No
2019  Sierra Leone East End Lions 24 No
2019  Liberia LPRC Oilers 22 No
2019–20  Congo AS Otohô 22 No

Asia

Season Nation Club Matches Article Notes[1]
1904  Singapore Band & Drums 26 No
1973–74  Iran Persepolis 22 No
1974–75  Lebanon Nejmeh 22 No
1977–78  Hong Kong South China 22 No
1978–79  Hong Kong Seiko 22 No
1982–83  Iraq Salahaddin 22 No
1982–83  Saudi Arabia Al–Ettifaq 18 No
1983–84  Iraq Al–Jaish 24 No
1984–85  Kuwait Al–Kuwait 26 No Did not win league title
1985  Jordan Al–Faisaly 22 No
1985–86  Hong Kong South China 18 No
1985–86  Hong Kong Happy Valley 18 No Did not win league title
1987–88  Japan Yamaha Motors 22 No
1991–92  Lebanon Al–Ansar 18 No
1993  Kyrgyzstan Alga Bishkek 32 No
1994  Singapore Perth Kangaroos 18 No
1996  China Dalian Wanda 22 No
1998  Tajikistan Varzob Dushanbe 22 No
1998–99  Syria Al–Jaish 26 No
1999  Sri Lanka Jupiter S.C. 19 No Did not win league title
2000  Turkmenistan Köpetdag Aşgabat 20 No
2000  Jordan Al–Faisaly 18 No
2001  Tajikistan Regar–TadAZ 18 No
2003–04  Bahrain Al–Muharraq 18 No
2004  Brunei DPMM FC 18 No
2004–05  Oman Dhofar 24 No
2004–05  Jordan Al–Wehdat 18 No
2005–06  Macau Lam Pak 18 No
2005–06  Iraq Al–Zawraa 19 No
2006–07  Syria Al–Karamah 26 No
2006–07  Jordan Al–Wehdat 18 No
2007  Uzbekistan Pakhtakor 30 No
2007–08  Pakistan WAPDA F.C. 26 No
2009  Uzbekistan Bunyodkor 30 Yes
2009–10  Guam Quality Distributors 20 No Won all 20 matches
2009–10  Lebanon Al–Ahed 22 No
2009–10  Bangladesh Mohammedan 24 No Did not win league title
2010    Nepal Nepal Police Club 22 No
2010  Maldives VB Sports Club 21 No
2010  Tajikistan Istiklol 32 No
2010–11  Saudi Arabia Al–Hilal 26 Yes Also won the Saudi Crown Prince Cup
2011  Laos MPWT FC 18 No
2011  Myanmar Ayeyawady United 22 No Did not win league title
2011–12  Saudi Arabia Al–Shabab 26 No
2012  Maldives New Radiant 19 Yes
2012  Thailand Muangthong United 34 No
2012–13  Kuwait Al–Kuwait 21 No
2013  Maldives New Radiant 19 Yes
2013  Thailand Buriram United 32 No
2013  Tajikistan Ravshan Kulob 18 No
2013–14  Kuwait Al–Qadsia 26 No
2013–14  Hong Kong Kitchee 18 Yes
2014  Uzbekistan Pakhtakor 26 No
2014  Tajikistan Istiklol 18 Yes
2014–15  Kuwait Al–Kuwait 26 No
2014–15  Saudi Arabia Al–Ahli 26 No Did not win league title
2015  Tajikistan Istiklol 18 Yes
2015  Thailand Buriram United 34 Yes
2015–16  Bahrain Al–Hidd 18 No
2015–16  Iraq Al–Zawraa 24 No
2016  Macau Benfica de Macau 18 No
2016  Malaysia Johor D.T. 22 Yes Also won 2016 Malaysia FA Cup and 2016 Piala Sumbangsih
2016  Bangladesh Abahani Limited Dhaka 22 No
2017  Tajikistan Istiklol 21 Yes
2017–18  Qatar Al–Duhail 22 No
2017–18  Lebanon Al–Ahed 22 No
2017–18  Hong Kong Kitchee 18 Yes
2018  Macau Benfica de Macau 18 No
2018  Singapore Albirex Niigata Singapore 24 Yes
2018–19  Guam NAPA Rovers 21 No
2018–19  Oman Dhofar 26 No
2019  Philippines Ceres–Negros 24 Yes Also won and went undefeated in the domestic cup, the 2019 Copa Paulino Alcantara.
2020–21  Qatar Al–Sadd 22 Yes Also won 2020 Emir of Qatar Cup and 2021 Qatar Cup
2020–21  Kuwait Al–Arabi 18 No

Europe

Milan
Under manager Fabio Capello, Milan went undefeated throughout all of their 34 matches in the league to capture the 1991–92 Serie A, and went unbeaten between 1991 and 1993, an Italian record of 58 league matches in total.[2]

Arsenal
Arsenal won the 2003–04 Premier League title, finishing undefeated under manager Arsene Wenger, and went unbeaten for a total of 49 consecutive matches in the league between 2003 and 2004.[3][4][5]

Juventus
Under manager Antonio Conte, Juventus won undefeated the 2011–12 Serie A, becoming the first team to do so in a 38–game league season in Italy.[6] Overall, in that season the team reach a national record of 42 official matches unbeaten including the Italian Cup campaign, which reach the final. Finally, Juventus went unbeaten during 49 league matches since September 2011 to November 2012.[7][8]

Celtic
Celtic completed the domestic 2016–17 season unbeaten in 47 league and cup games, winning the Scottish Premiership, Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup for an unprecedented unbeaten domestic Treble under manager Brendan Rodgers.[9][10] Their domestic unbeaten run continued into the 2017–18 season and eventually reached 69 games, before they lost 4–0 to Hearts on 17 December 2017.[11]

Table

Season Nation Club Matches Article Notes[1][12][13][14][15]
1888–89  England Preston North End 22 Yes Also won 1888–89 FA Cup
Became known as The Invincibles
1897–98  Scotland Celtic 18 Yes
1898–99  Scotland Rangers 18 Yes Won all 18 matches (perfect season)
1905–06  Belgium Union SG 18 No
1907–08  Belgium Racing Club de Bruxelles 18 No
1908–09  Belgium Union SG 22 No
1912–13  Austria Rapid Wien 18 No
1912–13  Italy Pro Vercelli 21 No
1913–14  Hungary MTK 18 No Also won 1913–14 Magyar Kupa
1917–18  Hungary MTK 22 No
1918–19  Netherlands Ajax 30 No
1922–23  Italy Genoa 28 No
1924–25  Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers 18 No Also won 1924–25 FAI Cup
Also won 1924–25 League of Ireland Shield
1926–27  Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers 18 No Also won 1926–27 League of Ireland Shield
Also won 1927 Leinster Senior Cup
1926–27  Northern Ireland Belfast Celtic 22 No
1928–29  Northern Ireland Belfast Celtic 26 No
1929–30  Spain Athletic Bilbao 18 No Also won 1930 Copa del Rey
1931–32  Spain Real Madrid 18 Yes
1931–32  Hungary Ferencváros 22 No Won all 22 matches (perfect season)
1933–34  Belgium Union SG 26 No
1934–35  Austria Rapid Wien 22 No
1935–36  Hungary MTK 26 No
1937  Albania Tirana 18 No
1939–40  Luxembourg Stade Dudelange 18 No
1939–40   Switzerland Servette 22 No
1942–43  Germany Dresdner SC 23 No Won all 18 matches in the regional Gauliga Sachsen and 5 in the 1943 German football championship
1943–44  Bohemia and Moravia Sparta Prague 26 No
1948–49  Bulgaria Levski Sofia 18 No Also won 1949 Bulgarian Cup
1949–50  Sweden Malmö 22 No
1950  Yugoslavia Hajduk Split 18 Yes
1951  Albania Dinamo Tirana 26 No Also won 1951 Albanian Cup
1951  Bulgaria Spartak Sofia 22 No Did not win league title
1952  Hungary Honvéd 26 No
1953–54  Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 22 No Also won 1953–54 Israel State Cup
1954  Albania Partizani 22 No
1955  Albania Dinamo Tirana 30 No
1957–58  Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 22 No Also won 1957–58 Israel State Cup
1958–59  Austria Wiener Sport–Club 26 No
1962–63  Luxembourg Jeunesse Esch 22 No
1963–64  Greece Panathinaikos 30 No
1963–64  Albania Partizani 22 No Also won 1963–64 Albanian Cup
1966  Hungary Vasas 26 No
1970–71  Luxembourg Union Luxembourg 22 No
1972–73  Portugal Benfica 30 Yes
1976–77  Malta Floriana 18 No
1977–78  Portugal Benfica 30 Yes Did not win league title
1978  Iceland Valur 18 No
1978–79  Italy Perugia 30 Yes Did not win league title
1980–81  Northern Ireland Glentoran 22 No
1982–83  East Germany Berliner FC Dynamo 26 No
1984–85  Cyprus Omonia 26 No
1985–86  Turkey Galatasaray 36 Yes Did not win league title
1986–87  Romania Steaua București 34 No Also won 1986–87 Cupa României
1987–88  Romania Steaua București 34 No Also won 1987–88 Cupa României
1988–89  Romania Steaua București 34 No Also won 1988–89 Cupa României
1991–92  Romania Dinamo București 34 Yes
1991–92  Italy Milan 34 Yes
1991–92  Malta Valletta F.C. 22 No
1991–92  Turkey Beşiktaş 30 Yes
1992–93  Macedonia Vardar 34 Yes Also won 1992–93 Macedonian Football Cup
1992–93  Estonia Norma 22 No
1993  Armenia Ararat Yerevan 28 No Also won 1993 Armenian Cup
1993–94  Israel Maccabi Haifa 39 Yes
1994  Armenia Shirak 28 No
1994  Latvia Skonto 22 No
1994–95  Netherlands Ajax 34 Yes Also won 1994–95 UEFA Champions League (Undefeated in 11 matches)
1994–95  Macedonia Vardar 30 Yes Also won 1994–95 Macedonian Football Cup
1994–95  Estonia Flora 24 No Also won 1994–95 Estonian Cup
1995  Latvia Skonto 18 No
1995–96  Armenia Pyunik 22 No Also won 1995–96 Armenian Cup
1995–96  Macedonia Sileks 28 No
1995–96  Cyprus APOEL 26 No Also won 1995–96 Cypriot Cup
1995–96  Poland Widzew Łódź 34 No
1996–97  Luxembourg Jeunesse Esch 22 No Also won the 1996–97 Luxembourg Cup
1997  Latvia Skonto 24 No
1997–98  Andorra Principat 20 No Also won the 1998 Copa Constitució
1997–98  Azerbaijan Kapaz 26 No Also won the 1997–98 Azerbaijan Cup
1997–98  Wales Barry Town 38 No Also won the 1997–98 Azerbaijan Cup
1998–99  FR Yugoslavia Partizan 24 Yes
1998–99  FR Yugoslavia Obilić 24 No Did not win league title
1998–99  Andorra Principat 22 No Also won the 1999 Copa Constitució
1998–99  Lithuania Žalgiris Vilnius 23 No
2000  Estonia Levadia 28 No Also won 1999–2000 Estonian Cup
Also won 2000 Estonian Supercup
2001–02  Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 26 No Also won 2001–02 Ukrainian Cup
2003  Armenia Pyunik 28 No
2003  Estonia Flora 28 No
2003–04  England Arsenal 38 Yes Became known as The Invincibles
2004–05  Serbia and Montenegro Partizan 30 Yes
2005–06  Cyprus Apollon Limassol 26 No
2006–07  Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 30 No Also won 2006–07 Ukrainian Cup
2006–07  Moldova FC Sheriff 36 No
2007–08  Serbia Red Star Belgrade 33 No Did not win league title
2007–08  Bulgaria CSKA Sofia 30 Yes
2007–08  Cyprus Anorthosis Famagusta 32 No
2009–10  Czech Republic Sparta Prague 30 No
2009–10  Serbia Partizan 30 Yes
2009–10  Andorra FC Santa Coloma 20 No
2009–10  Gibraltar Lincoln Red Imps 18 No Also won 2009–10 Rock Cup
2010  Norway Rosenborg 30 No
2010–11  Portugal Porto 30 Yes Also won 2010 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira
Also won 2010–11 UEFA Europa League
Also won 2010–11 Taça de Portugal
2010–11  Gibraltar Lincoln Red Imps 20 No Also won 2010–11 Rock Cup
2010–11  Malta Valletta 28 No
2011–12  Italy Juventus 38 Yes
2011–12  Hungary Debrecen 30 No Also won 2011–12 Magyar Kupa
2011–12  Gibraltar Lincoln Red Imps 20 No
2012–13  Portugal Porto 30 Yes
2014  Iceland Stjarnan 22 No
2014–15  Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 36 No Also won 2014–15 Croatian Cup
2014–15  Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 26 Yes Also won 2014–15 Ukrainian Cup
2016–17  Scotland Celtic 38 Yes Also won 2016–17 Scottish Cup
Also won 2016–17 Scottish League Cup
2018  Estonia Nõmme Kalju 36 No
2018–19  Greece PAOK 30 Yes Also won 2018–19 Greek Cup
2020  Ireland Shamrock Rovers 18 No
2020–21  Scotland Rangers 38 Yes
2020–21  Serbia Red Star Belgrade 38 Yes Also won 2020–21 Serbian Cup
2020–21  Czech Republic Slavia Prague 34 Yes Also won 2020–21 Czech Cup

South America

Season Nation Club Matches Article Notes
1907  Argentina Alumni 20 No
1915 Racing 24
1917  Uruguay Nacional 18 No
1918  Argentina Racing 19 No
1925 24
1926 Independiente 25 No
1949  Uruguay Peñarol 18 No
1954
1964
1967
1968
1975 22
1977  Brazil Atlético Mineiro 21 No Did not win league title
1978  Uruguay Peñarol 22
1979  Brazil Internacional 23

North America, Central America and Caribbean

Season Nation Club Matches Article Notes
1969–70  Honduras Olimpia 27 No
1987  Cuba Sports Club Villa 22
2003  Honduras Olimpia 27
2003
2013–14  Antigua and Barbuda SAP 18
2015  Curaçao Centro Dominguito 27
2017  Cuba Santiago de Cuba 22

Oceania

Season Nation Club Matches Article Notes
1994  New Zealand Napier City Rovers 22 No
2014  New Caledonia L'Association Sportive Magenta 22
2015–16  French Polynesia Association Sportive Tefana Football 23
2016  Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star Football Club 19
2019  Tonga Veitongo Football Club 21

Women's football

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (May 2021)

(National top division only, minimum 18 matches in league calendar)

Season Nation Club Matches Article Notes
1998  Norway Asker 18 No Won all 18 matches (perfect season)
2001  Norway Trondheims-Ørn 22 No Also won the 2001 Norwegian Women's Cup
2005  Sweden Umeå IK 22 No
2006  Sweden Umeå IK 22 No
2010  Norway Stabæk 22 No
2010–11  Greece PAOK 24 No Won all 24 matches (perfect season)
2014–15  France Lyon 22 No Won all 18 matches (perfect season)
2014–15  Germany FC Bayern Munich 22 No
2014–15  Greece PAOK 18 No Also won the 2014–15 Greek Cup
2015–16  France Lyon 22 No
2015–16  Greece PAOK 18 No Also won the 2015–16 Greek Cup
2016  Faroe Islands KÍ Klaksvík 20 No
2016  Norway LSK Kvinner 22 No
2016  Sweden Linköpings FC 22 No
2016–17  Spain Atlético Madrid 30 No
2017–18  England Chelsea F.C. 18 No
2017–18  France Lyon 22 No
2017–18  Ukraine Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv 18 No
2018–19  France Lyon 22 No
2018–19  Greece PAOK 20 No Won all 20 matches (perfect season)
2018–19  Ukraine Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv 18 No Won all 18 matches (perfect season)
2019  Iceland Valur 18 No
2019  Iceland Breiðablik 18 No Did not win league title
2019–20  Germany VfL Wolfsburg 22 No Also won the 2019–20 DFB-Pokal
2020  Faroe Islands KÍ Klaksvík 20 No
2020  Lithuania Gintra Universitetas 20 No Won all 20 matches (perfect season)
2020  Norway Rosenborg BK 18 No Did not win league title
2020–21  France Paris Saint-Germain 22 No
2020–21  Italy Juventus F.C. 22 Yes Won all 22 matches (perfect season)
Also won the 2020 Supercoppa Italiana

See also

References

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