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Ranked! Every Gallagher Premiership club by how ‘big’ they are

4. Gloucester Rugby – 32/40

  • Honours: Challenge Cup (2005–06, 2014–15), Anglo-Welsh Cup (1971–72, 1977–78, 1981–82, 2002–03, 2010–11) – 2.5
  • Years in the top flight: 33 (1988–2020) – 5
  • Stadium size/quality/atmosphere: Kingsholm (16,115) – 5
  • Fanbase: Facebook – 92k, Twitter – 125k – 4.5
  • No. of England players produced: James Simpson-Daniel, Andy Hazell, James Forrester, Anthony Allen, Olly Morgan, Luke Narraway, Lesley Vainikolo, Charlie Sharples, Ben Morgan, Freddie Burns, Sam Underhill, Dan Robson, Willie Heinz (13) – 3
  • Iconic players: Mike Tindall, Phil Vickery, James Simpson-Dnaiel, Ludovic Mercier, Mike Teague – 4.5
  • Current players: Danny Cipriani, Jonny May, Ollie Thorley, Ed Slater, Jake Polledri – 4
  • Financial clout: Martin St Quinton – 3.5

3. Saracens – 33/40

  • Honours: Premiership (2010–11, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19), European Cup (2015–16, 2016–17, 2018–19), Anglo-Welsh Cup (1997–98, 2014–15) – 5
  • Years in the top flight: 29 (1990–1993, 1996–2020) – 4
  • Stadium size/quality/atmosphere: Allianz Park (12,000) – 2
  • Fanbase: Facebook – 120k, Twitter – 109k – 4
  • No. of England players produced: Julian White, David Flatman, Ben Johnston, Andrew Titterrell, George Chuter, Andy Farrell, Matt Cairns, Ben Skirving, Steffon Armitage, Brad Barritt, Owen Farrell, Alex Goode, Joel Tomkins, George Kruis, Jamie George, Maro Itoje, Nick Isiekwe, Ben Earl (18) – 4
  • Iconic players: Francois Pienaar, Michael Lynagh, Jacques Burger, Schalk Brits, Marcelo Bosch – 4.5
  • Current players: Owen Farrell, Billy Vunipola, Mako Vunipola, Maro Itoje, Vincent Koch – 5
  • Financial clout: Nigel Wray 4.5

2. Bath – 35/40

  • Honours: Premiership (1979, 1980, 1981, 1993, 1997, 2007, 2012, 2017), European Cup (1997-98), Challenge Cup (2007-08), Angloe-Welsh Cup (1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96) – 4
  • Years in the top flight: 33 (1988-2020) – 5
  • Stadium size/quality/atmosphere: The Rec (14,509) – 4
  • Fanbase: Facebook – 97k, Twitter – 115k – 4.5
  • No. of England players produced: Mike Tindall, Iain Balshaw, Jason Robinson, Steve Borthwick, Fraser Walters, Olly Barkley, Tom Voyce, Henry Paul, Matt Stevens, Lee Mears, Alex Brown, Darren Crompton, Nick Abendanon, Matt Banahan, Shontayne Hape, Kyle Eastmond, Semesa Rokoduguni, Sam Burgess, Ollie Devoto, Charlie Ewels, Zach Mercer (22) – 5
  • Iconic players: Jeremy Guscott, Danny Grewcock, Mike Tindall, Iain Balshaw – 4.5
  • Current players: Taulupe Faletau, Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Ben Spencer, Sam Underhill – 4
  • Financial clout: Bruce Craig – 4

1. Leicester Tigers – 35.5/40

  • Honours: Premiership (1988, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013), European Cup (2001, 2002), Anglo-Welsh Cup, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1993, 1997, 2007, 2012, 2017 – 4.5
  • Years in the top flight: 33 (1988-2020) – 5
  • Stadium size/quality/atmosphere: Welford Road (25,849) – 4
  • Fanbase: Facebook – 200k, Twitter – 148k – 5
  • No. of England players produced since 2000: Leon Lloyd, Ben Kay, Lewis Moody, Michael Horak, Ollie Smith, Stuart Abbott, Andy Goode, Harry Ellis, Louis Deacon, Perry Freshwater, Tom Varndell, Dan Hipkiss, Tom Croft, Sam Vesty, Dan Cole, Ben Youngs, Manu Tuilagi, Thomas Waldrom, Tom Youngs, George Ford (21) – 5
  • Iconic players: Martin Johnson, Neil Back, Rory Underwood, Dean Richards, Ben Kay – 5
  • Current players: George Ford, Ben Youngs, Nemani Nadolo, Ellis Genge, Dan Cole – 4
  • Financial clout: Club states that no person owns 50% or more of the club shares. – 3
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