What happened to the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup?

After the 1970-71 tournament, the last of the Fairs Cup, the competition was abolished and replaced with the UEFA Cup.

Who won the Fairs Cup in 1965?

The eighth Inter-Cities Fairs Cup was played over the 1965–66 season. The competition was won by Barcelona over two legs in an all-Spanish final against Zaragoza….1965–66 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.

Final positions
Champions Barcelona (3rd title)
Runners-up Zaragoza
Tournament statistics
Matches played 104

Was the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup a major trophy?

While the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup is recognised as the predecessor to the UEFA Cup, it was not organised by UEFA. Consequently, UEFA does not consider clubs’ records in the Fairs Cup to be part of their European record. However, FIFA does view the competition as a major honour.

Did Birmingham City win the Fairs Cup?

Birmingham were the first English club side to appear in a European final. Barcelona had beaten the London XI in the inaugural final in 1958, having needed a replay to eliminate Birmingham in the semi-final….1960 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final.

First leg
Attendance 40,524
Second leg
Barcelona Birmingham City 4 1
Date 4 May 1960

What happened to the Cup Winners Cup?

As Champions League expanded several times by including more teams from the European leagues, the teams qualified for the Cup Winners’ Cup were no longer among the top clubs. Because of the decreased status, UEFA decided to end the competition after the 1998-1999 tournament. Lazio would become the last cup champions.

Who won the Fairs Cup in 1969?

Newcastle United of
The 1969 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final was the final of the eleventh Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. It was played on 29 May and 11 June 1969 between Newcastle United of England and Újpesti Dózsa of Hungary. Newcastle won the tie 6–2 on aggregate.

Did Chelsea win the Fairs Cup?

In 2013, Chelsea won the UEFA Europa League and became the fourth club to win all three main UEFA club competitions….Chelsea F.C. in international football.

First entry 1958–60 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
Latest entry 2021–22 UEFA Champions League
Champions League 2 (2012, 2021)
Europa League 2 (2013, 2019)

When did Spurs win the Fairs Cup?

In 1972, they won the inaugural UEFA Cup and won the competition again in 1984. The team regularly qualified for European football in the 2010s, and were runners-up in the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League. Defender Steve Perryman is the club’s most decorated player; winning two UEFA Cup titles.

How did Newcastle qualify for Fairs Cup?

The Fairs Cup, which morphed in to the UEFA Cup just two seasons after Newcastle’s maiden overseas competition, was an attempt at bringing the continent closer together. Newcastle essentially qualified by being a one-city team, which was a tournament created to celebrate trade fairs as much as football.

Has Birmingham City won the Europa League?

Victory in the 2011 Football League Cup Final earned Birmingham qualification for the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League, which they entered at the play-off round. A 3–0 aggregate victory over C.D….Birmingham City F.C. in international football.

Club Birmingham City
Seasons played 5
First entry 1955–58 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
Latest entry 2011–12 UEFA Europa League

Who won the most Cup Winners Cups?

Barcelona are the most successful club in the competition’s history, having won it on four occasions, followed by Anderlecht (Belgium), Milan (Italy), Chelsea (England) and Dynamo Kyiv (USSR / Ukraine) with two victories each.