7. Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C. (1863)
Colloquially known as “the Avenue”, Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C currently play in the national league north. Originally though, this club was founded as a rugby football club and was the founding member of the Northern Rugby Football Union. They first began playing football in the year 1895 and also played in the professional FA cup during the 1897 and 1898 season. The club established itself in the name of Bradford Club and had undergone massive transformations during the 1970s. They come at the 7th spot in our countdown.