Football use to be a very different place back in the day and today the Fan Park Crew take a look at a few former European giants that have now fallen away due to changes in the game, poor results and the financial constraints.
Nottingham Forest – England
Club Honours: 1979 and 1980 European Cup Champions, 1978 English First Division Champions, 2 FA Cup Championships.
Star Players: Peter Shilton, Viv Anderson, and Stuart Pearce.
Current Fate: Coca-Cola Championship (second tier)
Lowest Point: League Two (fourth tier)
Parma – Italy
Club Honours: 1993 UEFA Cup Winners Cup, UEFA Super Cup Champions, 1995 and 1999 UEFA Cup Champions, 3 time Italian Cup Champions
Star Players: Hernan Crespo, Gianluigi Buffon, Junior and Hristo Stoichkov
Current Fate: Serie A - but on the brink of folding due to a financial crisis.
Lowest Point: Serie B
Glasgow Rangers – Scotland
Club Honours: UEFA Cup Winners Cup 1971-72, UEFA Cup Runners Up and 54 Scottish League Championships
Star Players: Ally McCoist, Graeme Souness and Terry Butcher
Current and Worst: Scottish Championship (Second tier)
Dynamo Dresden – Germany
Club Honours: 9 East German First Division Championships, 7 East German Cup Titles, 1989 UEFA Cup Semi-finalists.
Star Players: Reinhard Hofner and Hans-Jergen Kreische
Current and Lowest: Bundesliga Three (third tier)
Leeds United – England
Club Honours: Three English First Division Titles, 1972 F.A Cup Champions, 2 Inter-City Fair's Championships, 1975 European Cup Finalists, 2001 Champions League Semi-finalists.
Star Players: John Charles, Jack Charlton, Norman Hunter, Gordon Strachan, Eric Cantona, Rio Ferdinand, Lucas Radebe.
Current Fate: English Championship (second tier)
Lowest Point: League One (third tier)
Can you think of any more club with former European glory that have fallen away?