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 Encyclopedia: European Cup Winners Cup
The Cup Winners' Cup was a football club competition between the winners of the European domestic league cups.
No club managed to retain the Cup Winners' Cup, although FC Barcelona won it on four occasions (1979, 82, 89, 97) and finished runners up twice (1969, 91).
The cup is one of the many inter-European club competitions that have been run by the UEFA. /encyclopedia/European-Cup-Winners-Cup   (228 words)

 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cup Winners' Cup was eventually scrapped however, as in many new European countries the domestic cup competition was seen to be of little value compared to the prestigious, old tournaments of Western Europe, such as the FA Cup and the Scottish Cup.
The UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was a football club competition between the winners of the European domestic cup competitions.
Fiorentina won the inaugural edition of the "Cup Winners' Cup" in 1960/61 in spite of having lost the Coppa Italia Final in 1960 to double winners Juventus. /wiki/Cup_Winners'_Cup   (1060 words)

 Cup Winners' Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cup Winners' Cup was a football club competition between the winners of the European domestic cup competitions.
No club managed to retain the Cup Winners' Cup, although FC Barcelona won it on four occasions (1979, 82, 89, 97) and finished runners up twice (1969, 91).
In addition, these cups were often won by the domestic league winners who would then qualify for the Champions' League leaving only the runner-up to participate. /wiki/Cup_Winners'_Cup   (1060 words)

 Steaua Bucharest - History
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: Austria Vienna 0-2 Steaua; Steaua 2-1 Austria Vienna; Valencia 3-1 Steaua; Steaua 1-0 Valencia
EUFA Cup: Steaua 0-0 Fenerbahce; Fenerbahce 1-2 Steaua; Steaua 2-1 Aston Villa; Aston Villa 2-0 Steaua
UEFA Cup: Barcelona 5-1 Steaua; Steaua 1-3 Barcelona /history.html   (947 words)

 Asian Champions League biography .ms
From 2002/ 03 the Asian Champions Cup and Asian Cup Winners Cup were merged into one competition and was rebranded the AFC Champions League.
The AFC Champions League is an annual international inter-club football competition between club Champions and cup winners of the top 14 Asian leagues.
Entry was restricted to domestic champions only, with Cup winners playing in the Asian Cup Winners Cup tournament.   (947 words)

 Asian Football Confederation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Asian Champions League was formed in 2002/ 03, with the amalgamation of the Asian Champions Cup and the Asian Cup Winners Cup.
It also operates the Asian Champions League tournament, an annual club competition involving Champions and cup winners from the fourteen strongest Asian football federations.
An Asian Super Cup competition between the winners of these two major tournaments ended with the birth of the Champions League. /wiki/Asian_Football_Confederation   (947 words)

 Asian Cup Winners Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Asian Cup Winners Cup was started in 1991 as a tournament involving all the domestic cup winners from the affiliated AFC confederations.
The winners of the Cup Winners Cup and the Champions Cup contested the annual Asian Super Cup competition.
The competition merged with the Asian Champions Cup in 2002/ 03 to become the Asian Champions League. /wiki/Asian_Cup_Winners_Cup   (947 words)

 ninemsn Encarta - Print Preview - Football, Association, History of
In 2004 the Cup Winners' Cup and the CAF Cup were replaced by a single tournament called the Confederation Cup, which was won by Hearts of Oak of Ghana in its first year.
The rules of the competition changed again for the 1999-2000 season when, after the abolition of the European Cup-Winners' Cup, teams that were cup winners in their countries entered the UEFA Cup competition for the first time.
The UEFA CUP was established in 1955 as a tournament for European cities that sponsored international trade fairs, and the original name was the International Industries Fairs Inter-Cities Cup (or Fairs Cup). /text_761562549___6/Football_Association_History_of.html   (947 words)

 Confederations Cup biography .ms
The FIFA Confederations Cup is an association football tournament for national teams, held every two years by FIFA.
The competition brings together the respective champions of FIFA's regional confederations and this year takes on the guise of a "mini World Cup" to be used by national coaches for fine-tuning their teams for the World Cup.
Brazil (winner of the FIFA World Cup 2002)   (947 words)

 Asian Cup
The official logo of the Asian Cup is the dragon, a symbol that embodies both the traditions and ambitions of China as a nation that continues to grow in global stature, as well as the strength, dynamism, energy and fearlessness that mark the Asian Cup-Asia's premier football event.
The Asian Cup's official mascot is Bei Bei, a monkey drawn from the signs of the Oriental zodiac, who is friendly, fun loving and colorful.
In 1956, the 1st Asia Cup was held and the 2004 Asia Cup will be the 13th. /afc/eng/games/asia_cup.html   (947 words)
They are the home to current Asian Club Champions Pohang Steelers, who successfully defended the title they won in 1997 by defeating China's Dalian in the final in Hong Kong back in April, while FA Cup winners Suwon Samsung reached the final of this year's Asian Cup Winners' Cup.
Having qualified for four successive World Cup finals (the finals in 2002 will be an Asian record fifth in a row and sixth in total), no Asian country has come close to emulating their record.
The government is looking to cut the number of host venues down from the FIFA maximum of 10 to the minimum number of six with the Chamsil Olympic Stadium in Seoul being earmarked for redevelopment in place of the initial plans to build a new, purpose-built stadium for the opening ceremony. /print/article/0,4039,9394,00.html   (947 words)

 AFC Champions League
The Asian Super Cup was dominated by Japanese, Korean and Saudi clubs during its brief history with Al Hilal and Suwon Bluewings the only clubs to win the competition twice.
Al Ain built a two-goal lead in the first leg of the final and then resisted a tremendous fightback from Thailand's BEC Tero Sasana in the return match in Bangkok to win 2-1 on aggregate and be crowned the first ever AFC Champions League winners.
Asian football has truly moved into a new era with the advent of the AFC Champions League, but one cannot overlook the earlier Asian club competitions and the teams that have previously emerged victorious on the continental stage. /acl/en/event/history.asp   (947 words)

 Persian League
Asian powerhouses Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia, the winners of the last Asian Cup Winners Cup, Japanese hotshots Kashima Antlers and powerful Dalian Shide from China were amongst the eight teams seeded into the quarter-final group stages next March.
As we saw at the World Cup, Asian football at an international level is on the rise.
AFC - The winners of the first AFC Champions League will receive US$500,000, five times more than the first place prize for previous Asian club competitions, it was revealed at the official launch of the exciting new tournament here on Tuesday. /news/morenews.cfm?news=435   (947 words)

 Rediff On The NeT: Stage set for Afro-Asian soccer play-off
Asian Cup winners Saudi Arabia will finally face off against the 1996 African Cup of Nations champions South Africa in the long-awaited Afro-Asian Nations Cup soccer.
Milan Macala, the man who guided Kuwait to two Gulf Cups, the final of the Asian Games and the semi-finals of both the Asian Cup and Arab Cup, was lured away from their Gulf rivals when his contract expired at the end of February.
Since winning the Asian Cup, when they defeated the United Arab Emirates in the final 1996, the Saudi national team has gone through several coaches. /sports/1999/sep/15foot.htm   (947 words)

 Icc world cup 2003 - BBC SPORT Cricket World Cup 2003 World Cup England denied
The atmosphere is all set for the mega event, the World Cup 2003 an event to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 Final in Johannesburg on Sunday, March 23.
Once South Africa was awarded the 2003 World Cup, the UCBSA chose Dr. Bacher to We have taken permission from the International Cricket Council (ICC).
ICC WORLD CUP West Indies Confident Despite Withdrawal Of Samuel him to take centre stage than in a successful West Indies team in 2003 ICC World Cup. /q/icc-icc-world-cup-2003.htm   (802 words)

 The European Cup Winners Cup History and Previous Winners
The participants in the competition were generally the winners of their domestic cup competition as well as the previous season's holders.
However, if the cup-winners were identical to the winners of the national championship who would then be competing in the European Champions Clubs' Cup (or UEFA Champions League), the runners-up in the cup competition would take part.
The UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was regarded as UEFA's third most important club competition until it was abolished after the 1998/99 season. /viewus/infobank/football/cupwinnerscup.php   (143 words)

 CNN/SI - World Soccer - UEFA announces changes to Champions League - Tuesday October 06, 1998 04:25 PM
Meanwhile, the UEFA Cup and Cup Winners' Cup will be merged into one competition, called the UEFA Cup, though details still have to be worked out, Johansson said.
However, UEFA General Secretary Gerhard Aigner said total prize money would be at least $440-590 million, with the winners pocketing $44-59 million.
UEFA, which has run European soccer for decades and is keen to ensure the loyalty of European clubs, has threatened to suspend clubs and players who opt into the proposed Super League. /soccer/world/news/1998/10/06/uefa_changes   (601 words)

 Uefa's Top 50 Players Of The Past 50 Years - SoccerPulse Community
An accomplished sweeper, the 1988 UEFA European Championship winner amassed 66,661 votes to occupy 26th position in the poll.
He was still an imperious figure at the 1970 World Cup and won 108 caps in all for his country and played 544 league games for West Ham before moving on to Fulham FC and then playing in the United States.
Rijkaard was a serial winner with AC Milan where he formed part of the Rossoneri's fabled trio of Dutchmen, together with Ruud Gullit and Marco van Basten. /forum/index.php?showtopic=10731   (4804 words)

 UEFA European Cup Football
The UEFA Cup is a competition for the runners-up and the Cup Winners of each country, some teams expelled from the Champions League, the best teams of the Intertoto Cup, and teams from countries who top the UEFA Fair Play competition.
If this place is not used then the cup winner of the 11th country on the country ranking list will gain direct access to the 1st round round, and the cup winners of the 25th and 26th country on the country ranking list will gain direct access to the 2nd qualifying round.
The 'cup- winner' spot of that country goes to the team with the highest league position. /~kassiesa/bert/uefa   (1531 words)

 The Uefa Cup History and Previous Winners
The competition also includes three Fair Play representatives, three UEFA Intertoto Cup 'winners' and winners of some selected domestic league cup competitions.
The UEFA Cup was the original brainchild of Switzerland's Ernst Thommen, Italy's Ottorino Barrasi - both future FIFA vice-presidents - and England's Sir Stanley Rous, the future president of FIFA.
In addition, clubs eliminated from the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League and the eight third-placed finishers at the end of the group stage of the same competition move across to contest the UEFA Cup. /viewus/infobank/football/uefacup.php   (324 words)

 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1971-72 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The season 1971-72 of the Cup Winners' Cup football club tournament was won by Rangers F.C. in a final victory against FC Dynamo Moscow for their only European trophy.
Cup Winners' Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
This page was last modified 16:10, 11 March 2006. /wiki/UEFA_Cup_Winners'_Cup_1971-72   (83 words)

 UEFA Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Three UEFA Cup berths each year are set aside for the three winners of the final matches in the UEFA Intertoto Cup.
A few countries have secondary cup competitions, but the only countries which send their secondary cup winners to the UEFA Cup are England and France.
For example in England, the team finishing 5th in the Premiership and the winners of the FA Cup and League Cup qualify. /wiki/UEFA_Cup   (1540 words)

 Cup Winners' Cup [Definition]
The Cup Winners' Cup was a football club competition between the winners of the European domestic league cups.
No club managed to retain the Cup Winners' Cup, although FC Barcelona FC Barcelona, additionally known as Barça, is a sports club in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain with sections in many different sports.
Sir Alex Ferguson was a highly successful manager of the team in the 1980s, guiding them to three league championships, and famously to victory in the 1983 Cup Winners' Cup, defeating Real Madrid in the final.... /Cup_Winners'_Cup   (1540 words)

 Persian League
Pirouzi, whose only continental success was in the inaugural Asian Cup Winners' Cup in 1990, were seeded into the group stage of the inaugural AFC Champions League after winning the first edition of the Iran Pro League.
The AFC Champions League was launched last August, and replaced the Asian Club Championship, Asian Cup Winners' Cup and Asian Super Cup.
Most recently with the senior squad as Iran lost on penalties to Uruguay in the final of February's Carlsberg Cup in Hong Kong, Golmohammadi played a key role in the side's gold medal success at last year's Asian Games in Busan. /news/morenews.cfm?news=1074   (1540 words) Sport - Football - China could emerge at Asian Cup
South Korea have Asia’s best World Cup record, reaching the finals on the last five occasions and six in total, but that is not reflected in their showing at the Asian Cup, which they have not won since 1960.
A well-structured professional league that kicked off over a decade ago has fed an ever-growing appetite for the world game among China’s 1.3 billion people, culminating in qualifying for their first World Cup finals two years ago under the enigmatic Bora Milutinovic.
They have more than held their own against strong Asian sides in friendlies and been up in big games, most notably against Iran in qualifiers for the World Cup 1998, but lost in the end."." /football.cfm?id=851242004   (1540 words)

 World Cup 2002 - ABC Sport
After years of being in and out of the national side he at last earned a fair run by scoring a hat-trick for Al-Shabab in last year's Asian Cup Winners Cup final which were all celebrated in his typical style of raising his fingers to his eyes in the shape of a pair of glasses.
He may have to turn the tables on his mentor Sami Al-Jaber in Japan to earn a starting place but with Al-Jaber having lost a lot of his pace and set to retire after the finals the pupil may well have the last laugh in starting the matches.
Abdullah al-Shehan’s surname could suggest he belongs more in the Irish squad than the Saudis but his team were more than grateful to him for his five goals in the second round of qualifiers - including both goals in the vital 2-1 win over Iraq - where he linked up well with Obeid Al-Dossary. /worldcup2002/saudi_arabia/s556138.htm   (1540 words)

 Soccerphile :: Archive - World Cup 2002 News - Hiddink To PSV
An extra spot has become available as the World Cup winners no longer automatically qualify and Blatter believes this an 'elementary basic right for this region.' At present Oceania is the only one of FIFA's six regional confederations that is not guaranteed a presence at the 32-nation World Cup finals.
Australia failed to qualify for the lucrative 2003 Confederations Cup after losing to New Zealand amid legal disputes between Soccer Australia and its marketing partner International Entertainment Corporation and a public row between coach Frank Farina and Soccer Australia chairman Ian Knop over who was responsible for the loss.
Steve Perryman has been sacked as coach of perennial underachievers J.League Kashiwa Reysol after a run of six consecutive defeats for the club following the World Cup break. /soccerphile/archives/wc2002/ne/gbps.html   (1540 words)

 Irankicks Football Talk - The status of Iranian clubs in Asia
Esteghlal and Perspolis won the Asian Club Championship and the Asian Cup winnerscup two years before that in 1990 and that was the only time that Iran had a full mark in the Asian clubs competition.
To make matter worse apart from Khodadad Azizi who won the Best Asian Players in 1996 as a result of his performance in the Asian Cup 1996 held in UAE, none of the other Iranian winners of Beat Players (Daei, Mahdavikia and Karimi) have been playing for Iranian clubs when they won their respective awards.
The last time an Iranian club won the Asian Club competition was 12 years ago, when Pas won the Asian Club championship in 1992 against Al Shabab of Saudi Arabia. /ikboard/showthread.php?t=25824   (1540 words)

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