Football : The Europa League

Known as the Fairs Cup (1958 to 1971)

Known as the UEFA Cup (1972 to 2009)


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Europa League / UEFA Cup / Fairs Cup Winners

Years expressed as 2015 depict the 2014-15 season.
Cup Winners from England are in BOLD.
Years in which English clubs did not enter or were banned from entering are indicated by a pale yellow background.
Clubs winning all three European trophies are in BLUE
(see also European Cup - also known as the UEFA Champions' League).
Click on year to see season details.

Season Club Number
of Wins
Country Number
of Wins
1958 Barcelona1Spain1
1959
First competition ran over two years
1960 Barcelona2Spain2
1961 AS Roma1Italy1
1962 Valencia1Spain3
1963 Valencia2Spain4
1964 Real Zaragosa1Spain5
1965 Ferencváros1Hungary1
1966 Barcelona3Spain6
1967 Dynamo Zagreb1Croatia (then Yugoslavia)1
1968 Leeds United1England 1
1969 Newcastle United1England 2
1970 Arsenal1England3
1971 Leeds United2England 4
1972 Tottenham Hotspur1England 5
1973 Liverpool1England 6
1974 Feyenoord1Netherlands1
1975 Borussia Moenchengladbach1Germany1
1976 Liverpool2England 7
1977 Juventus1Italy2
1978 PSV Eindhoven1Netherlands2
1979 Borussia Moenchengladbach2Germany2
1980 Eintracht Frankfurt1Germany3
1981 Ipswich Town1England 8
1982 IFK Gothenburg1Sweden1
1983 Anderlecht1Belgium1
1984 Tottenham Hotspur2England 9
1985 Real Madrid1Spain7
1986 Real Madrid2Spain8
1987 IFK Gothenburg2Sweden2
1988 Bayer Leverkusen1Germany4
1989 Napoli1Italy3
1990 Juventus2Italy4
1991 Inter Milan1Italy5
1992 Ajax1Netherlands 3
1993 Juventus3Italy6
1994 Inter Milan2Italy7
1995 Parma1Italy8
1996 Bayern Munich1Germany 5
1997 Schalke1Germany6
1998 Inter Milan3Italy9
1999 Parma2Italy10
2000 Galatasaray1Turkey1
2001 Liverpool3England 10
2002 Feyenoord2Netherlands4
2003 Porto1Portugal1
2004 Valencia3Spain9
2005 CSKA Moscow1Russia1
2006 Seville1Spain10
2007 Seville 2Spain 11
2008 Zenit St Petersberg 1Russia 2
2009 Shakhtar Donetsk 1Ukraine 1
2010 Athletico Madrid 1 Spain 12
2011 Porto 2 Portugal 2
2012 Athletico Madrid 2 Spain 13
2013 Chelsea 1 England 11
2014 Seville 3 Spain 14
2015 Seville 4 Spain 15
2016 Seville 5 Spain 16
2017 Manchester United 1 England 12


Europa League / UEFA Cup / Fairs Cup Winners by Country

As at the end of season 2017

Country Number
of Wins
Spain16
England12
Italy10
Germany6
Netherlands4
Portugal2
Russia2
Sweden2
Ukraine1
Hungary1
Croatia (then Yugoslavia)1
Belgium1
Turkey1


History of the Europa League / UEFA Cup / Fairs Cup

Season Notes
1958 Founded as the Intercity Fairs Cup (later Fairs Cup) with two legged final
1968 First double of Fairs Cup and League Cup (Leeds United)
1972 Fairs Cup Renamed as the UEFA Cup
1973 First double of UEFA Cup and League (Liverpool)
1976 Second double of UEFA Cup and League (Liverpool)
1986 English clubs banned from European competitions
1991 English clubs reinstated into European competitions
1992 Third club to have won all three European trophies (Ajax)
1996 Fourth club to have won all three European trophies (Bayern Munich)
1998 Single legged final introduced
2000 Clubs drop out of some stages of European Cup into UEFA Cup
2001 Unique treble of UEFA Cup, FA Cup and League Cup (Liverpool)
2005 Single match (i.e. either home or away) group stage added
2010 UEFA Cup renamed as Europa League with more matches
2013 Fifth club to have won all three European trophies and the first from England (Chelsea)
2016 Seville win the cup three years running
2017 Sixth club to have won all three European trophies and the second from England (Manchester United)


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