A majority, 55%, of football fans in Gothenburg support IFK, and the club is the fourth most popular in Stockholm (after AIK, Djurgårdens IF and Hammarby IF) and the second most popular in Malmö, after Malmö FF.
A sixth-place finish in the 2010–11 Premier League meant the club failed to qualify for European competition for the first time since 1999, but victory in the 2012 Football League Cup Final ensured Liverpool a place in the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League.
After his death, Aston Villa dedicated a bed in the children's ward of one of Birmingham's hospitals in his honour, and the Birmingham County Football Association unveiled a commemorative drinking fountain, which is now preserved at Villa Park, current home of his former club.
Forward Chick Zamick, who played for the Panthers between 1947 and 1958 and holds the original club's records for most goals and most appearances, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1951 while fellow forward and team mate Les Strongman who went on to serve as the modern club's coach, secretary and as a club director was inducted in 1987.
In 1931 Constantine renewed his contract for £650 per season; when in 1935 a rival league attempted to sign him, all the Lancashire League clubs contributed to his wage, which rose to £750 per year between 1935 and 1937.
In 1997, the film version of Nick Hornby's book Fever Pitch told of the 1988–89 season, in which Norwich City, still in contention for the league title on 1 May, when games were resumed following the Hillsborough disaster, played at Arsenal, the favourite club of the film's protagonist, Paul Ashworth (Colin Firth).
In November 1995, Trautmann returned to Maine Road to open the rebuilt Kippax Stand.However, the stand was gone within a decade; Maine Road closed in May 2003 with the relocation of the club to the City of Manchester Stadium, and the stadium was demolished the following year.