Date: 10th August 2008 at 8:49pm
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A RECENT survery from a leading national tabloid has revealed that Accrington Stanley are one of England’s most loved clubs, coming in at 20th.

The Sun recently published their finding which included Leeds United being the most hated club in England, whilst Morecambe were voted the most loved.

Local neighbours Burnley were voted in the most hated list, which also saw fellow Lancastrians Preston North End come in at 12th on the list. Blackburn are 16th most loved in England according to the newspaper. The full results are below.

20 clubs we despise:

1 Leeds Utd, 2 Manchester Utd, 3 Chelsea, 4 Wolves, 5 Millwall, 6 Burnley, 7 Bolton, 8 West Ham, 9 Stoke, 10 Scunthorpe, 11 Derby, 12 Preston North End, 13 West Brom, 14 Manchester City, 15 Aston Villa, 16 Bristol City, 17 Sheffield United, 18 MK Dons, 19 Stockport, 20 Bristol Rovers.

Most loved clubs:

1 Morecambe, 2 Arsenal, 3 Liverpool, 4 Hartlepool, 5 Brighton, 6 Crewe Alexandra, 7 Walsall, 8 Tottenham Hotspur, 9 Bournemouth, 10 Bury, 11 Rochdale, 12 Doncaster, 13 Newcastle United, 14 Portsmouth, 15 Southampton, 16 Blackburn, 17 Ipswich, 18 Everton, 19 Fulham, 20 Accrington Stanley.