List of UEFA Cup Winners' Cup finals

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List of UEFA Cup Winners' Cup finals
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Founded1960
Abolished1999
RegionEurope (UEFA)
Number of teams32 (first round)
2 (finalists)
Last championsLazio (1st title)
Most successful team(s)Barcelona (4 titles)

The UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was a seasonal association football competition contested between member associations of European football's governing body, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). It was open to winners of domestic cup winners, such as the English FA Cup champions. Throughout its 39-year history, the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was always a knock-out tournament with two-legged home and away ties until the single match final staged at a neutral venue, the only exception to this being the two-legged final in the competition's first year. The first competition was won by Fiorentina, from Italy, who defeated Scotland's Rangers 4–1 over two legs to win the 1961 final. The competition was abolished in 1999; Italian team Lazio were the last team to win the competition when they beat Mallorca 2–1.[1]

Barcelona are the most successful club in the competition's history, having won it on four occasions,[1] followed by Anderlecht (Belgium), A.C. Milan (Italy), Chelsea (England) and Dynamo Kyiv (USSR / Ukraine) with two victories each. Barcelona, Atlético Madrid, Real Madrid (all from Spain), Anderlecht (Belgium), Rangers (Scotland), Arsenal (England) and Rapid Wien (Austria) hold the record for being runners-up the most times, with each team losing the final twice. Teams from England have won the competition the most, with teams from the country winning the competition eight times.[2]

Winners[edit]

Key
dagger Match was won during extra time
* Match was won on a penalty shoot-out
& Match was won after a replay
  • The "Season" column refers to the season the competition was held, and wikilinks to the article about that season.
  • The wikilinks in the "Final score" column point to the article about that season's final game.
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup winners
Season Country Winner[3] Score[3] Runners-up[3] Country Venue[2] Attendance[4]
1960–61  Italy Fiorentina 2–0 Rangers  Scotland Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland 80,000
 Italy Fiorentina 2–1 Rangers  Scotland Stadio Comunale, Florence, Italy 50,000
Fiorentina won 4–1 on aggregate
1961–62  Spain Atlético Madrid 3–0&[A] Fiorentina  Italy Neckarstadion, Stuttgart, West Germany 67,186
1962–63  England Tottenham Hotspur 5–1 Atlético Madrid  Spain De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands 49,143
1963–64  Portugal Sporting CP 1–0&[B] MTK Budapest  Hungary Bosuil Stadium, Antwerp, Belgium 17,132
1964–65  England West Ham United 2–0 1860 Munich  West Germany Wembley Stadium, London, England 97,974
1965–66  West Germany Borussia Dortmund 2–1dagger Liverpool  England Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland 41,657
1966–67  West Germany Bayern Munich 1–0dagger Rangers  Scotland Städtisches Stadion, Nuremberg, West Germany 69,480
1967–68  Italy A.C. Milan 2–0 Hamburger SV  West Germany De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands 53,276
1968–69  Czechoslovakia Slovan Bratislava 3–2 Barcelona  Spain St. Jakob Stadium, Basel, Switzerland 19,478
1969–70  England Manchester City 2–1 Górnik Zabrze  Poland Prater Stadium, Vienna, Austria 7,968
1970–71  England Chelsea 2–1&[C] Real Madrid  Spain Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus, Greece 66,000
1971–72  Scotland Rangers 3–2 Dynamo Moscow  Soviet Union Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain 24,701
1972–73  Italy A.C. Milan 1–0 Leeds United  England Kaftanzoglio Stadium, Thessaloniki, Greece 40,154
1973–74  East Germany 1. FC Magdeburg 2–0 A.C. Milan  Italy De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands 6,461
1974–75  Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv 3–0 Ferencváros  Hungary St. Jakob Stadium, Basel, Switzerland 10,897
1975–76  Belgium Anderlecht 4–2 West Ham United  England Heysel Stadium, Brussels, Belgium 58,000
1976–77  West Germany Hamburger SV 2–0 Anderlecht  Belgium Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands 66,000
1977–78  Belgium Anderlecht 4–0 Austria Wien  Austria Parc des Princes, Paris, France 48,769
1978–79  Spain Barcelona 4–3dagger Fortuna Düsseldorf  West Germany St. Jakob Stadium, Basel, Switzerland 58,000
1979–80  Spain Valencia 0–0*[D] Arsenal  England Heysel Stadium, Brussels, Belgium 40,000
1980–81  Soviet Union Dinamo Tbilisi 2–1 Carl Zeiss Jena  East Germany Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, West Germany 8,000
1981–82  Spain Barcelona 2–1 Standard Liège  Belgium Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain 100,000
1982–83  Scotland Aberdeen 2–1dagger Real Madrid  Spain Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden 17,804
1983–84  Italy Juventus 2–1 Porto  Portugal St. Jakob Stadium, Basel, Switzerland 60,000
1984–85  England Everton 3–1 Rapid Wien  Austria De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands 38,500
1985–86  Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv 3–0 Atlético Madrid  Spain Stade de Gerland, Lyon, France 39,300
1986–87  Netherlands Ajax 1–0 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig  East Germany Spyros Louis Stadium, Athens, Greece 35,000
1987–88  Belgium Mechelen 1–0 Ajax  Netherlands Stade de la Meinau, Strasbourg, France 39,446
1988–89  Spain Barcelona 2–0 Sampdoria  Italy Wankdorf Stadium, Bern, Switzerland 45,000
1989–90  Italy Sampdoria 2–0dagger Anderlecht  Belgium Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden 20,103
1990–91  England Manchester United 2–1 Barcelona  Spain De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands 45,000
1991–92  Germany Werder Bremen 2–0 Monaco  France Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal 16,000
1992–93  Italy Parma 3–1 Royal Antwerp  Belgium Wembley Stadium, London, England 37,393
1993–94  England Arsenal 1–0 Parma  Italy Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark 33,765
1994–95  Spain Real Zaragoza 2–1dagger Arsenal  England Parc des Princes, Paris, France 42,424
1995–96  France Paris Saint-Germain 1–0 Rapid Wien  Austria King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium 37,500
1996–97  Spain Barcelona 1–0 Paris Saint-Germain  France De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands 36,802
1997–98  England Chelsea 1–0 VfB Stuttgart  Germany Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden 30,216
1998–99  Italy Lazio 2–1 Mallorca  Spain Villa Park, Birmingham, England 33,000

Performances[edit]

By club[edit]

Performance in finals by club
Club Winners[3] Runners-up[2] Years won[3] Years runner-up[2]
Barcelona 4 2 1979, 1982, 1989, 1997 1969, 1991
Anderlecht 2 2 1976, 1978 1977, 1990
A.C. Milan 2 1 1968, 1973 1974
Chelsea 2 0 1971, 1998
Dynamo Kyiv[F] 2 0 1975, 1986
Atlético Madrid 1 2 1962 1963, 1986
Rangers 1 2 1972 1961, 1967
Arsenal 1 2 1994 1980, 1995
Fiorentina 1 1 1961 1962
West Ham United 1 1 1965 1976
Hamburger SV[E] 1 1 1977 1968
Ajax 1 1 1987 1988
Sampdoria 1 1 1990 1989
Parma 1 1 1993 1994
Paris Saint-Germain 1 1 1996 1997
Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 1963
Sporting CP 1 0 1964
Borussia Dortmund[E] 1 0 1966
Bayern Munich[E] 1 0 1967
Slovan Bratislava[G] 1 0 1969
Manchester City 1 0 1970
1. FC Magdeburg 1 0 1974
Valencia 1 0 1980
Dinamo Tbilisi[F] 1 0 1981
Aberdeen 1 0 1983
Juventus 1 0 1984
Everton 1 0 1985
Mechelen 1 0 1988
Manchester United 1 0 1991
Werder Bremen[E] 1 0 1992
Real Zaragoza 1 0 1995
Lazio 1 0 1999
Real Madrid 0 2 1971, 1983
Rapid Wien 0 2 1985, 1996
MTK Budapest 0 1 1964
1860 Munich[E] 0 1 1965
Liverpool 0 1 1966
Górnik Zabrze 0 1 1970
Dynamo Moscow[F] 0 1 1972
Leeds United 0 1 1973
Ferencváros 0 1 1975
Austria Wien 0 1 1978
Fortuna Düsseldorf[E] 0 1 1979
Carl Zeiss Jena 0 1 1981
Standard Liège 0 1 1982
Porto 0 1 1984
1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig 0 1 1987
Monaco 0 1 1992
Royal Antwerp 0 1 1993
VfB Stuttgart[E] 0 1 1998
Mallorca 0 1 1999

By nation[edit]

Performance in finals by nation
Nation Winners[2] Runners-up[2] Totals
 England 8 5 13
 Spain 7 7 14
 Italy 7 4 11
 West Germany/Germany[E] 4 4 8
 Belgium 3 4 7
 Soviet Union[F] 3 1 4
 Scotland 2 2 4
 East Germany 1 2 3
 France 1 2 3
 Netherlands 1 1 2
 Portugal 1 1 2
 Czechoslovakia[G] 1 0 1
 Austria 0 3 3
 Hungary 0 2 2
 Poland 0 1 1
TOTALS 39 39 78

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

A. ^ The first final, played at Hampden Park in Glasgow, finished 1–1.[5]

B. ^ The first final, played at Heysel Stadium in Brussels, finished 3–3.[6]

C. ^ The first final played two days earlier, finished 1–1.[7]

D. ^ Score was 0–0 after 90 minutes and extra time. Valencia won the penalty-shootout 5–4.[8]

E. ^ West Germany clubs were 3–3 in 6 appearances before the reunification in 1990, and earned Germany's additional 1–1 in 2 appearances afterwards.

F. ^ No appearances by clubs from the former Soviet Union after its dissolution in 1991

G. ^ No appearances by clubs from the former Czechoslovakia after its dissolution in 1993

References[edit]

General

  • Stokkermans, Karel (26 January 2000). "European Cup Winners' Cup". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 July 2010.
  • "UEFA Cup Winners' Cup". UEFA. Archived from the original on 1 May 2010. Retrieved 8 July 2010.

Specific

  1. ^ a b "History". UEFA. Archived from the original on 31 January 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Ross, James M. (31 May 1999). "European Cup Winners' Cup Finals 1961–99". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 July 2010.
  3. ^ a b c d e Stokkermans, Karel (26 January 2000). "European Cup Winners' Cup". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 July 2010.
  4. ^ "UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: All-time finals". UEFA. 30 June 2005. Retrieved 10 August 2014.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "1961/62: Atletico break Fiorentina's grip". UEFA. 1 June 1962. Archived from the original on 4 September 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
  6. ^ "1963/64: Sporting at the second attempt". UEFA. 1 June 1964. Archived from the original on 29 June 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
  7. ^ "1970/71: Replay joy for Chelsea". UEFA. 1 June 1971. Archived from the original on 1 May 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
  8. ^ Stokkermans, Karel (9 January 2008). "Cup Winners' Cup 1979–80". RSSSF. Retrieved 28 February 2012.

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