1971–72 European Cup Winners' Cup

The 1971–72 season of the European Cup Winners' Cup football club tournament was won by Rangers, who defeated Dynamo Moscow in the final.[1]

1971–72 European Cup Winners' Cup
Final positions
ChampionsScotland Rangers (1st title)
Runners-upSoviet Union Dynamo Moscow

Preliminary game

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
BK 1909 Denmark 4–4 (a) Austria Austria Wien 4–2
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0–2
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Hibernians Malta 3–2 Iceland Fram 3–0
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0–2
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First round

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Distillery Northern Ireland 1–7 Spain Barcelona 1–3
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0–4
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Hibernians Malta 0–1 Romania Steaua Bucharest 0–0
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0–1
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Servette Switzerland 2–3 England Liverpool 2–1
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0–2
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TJ Škoda Plzeň Czechoslovakia 1–7 West Germany Bayern Munich 0–1
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1–6
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Limerick Republic of Ireland 0–5 Italy Torino 0–1
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0–4
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Dinamo Tirana Albania 1–2 Austria Austria Wien 1–1
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0–1
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Rennes France 1–2 Scotland Rangers 1–1
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0–1
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Sporting Portugal 7–0 Norway Lyn 4–0
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3–0
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Zagłębie Sosnowiec Poland 4–5 Sweden Åtvidaberg 3–4
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1–1
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Jeunesse Hautcharage Luxembourg 0–21 England Chelsea 0–8
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0–13
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Beerschot Belgium 8–0 Cyprus Anorthosis Famagusta 7–0
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1–0
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Dynamo Berlin East Germany 2(p)–2 Wales Cardiff City 1–1
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1–1
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Levski-Spartak Bulgaria 1–3 Netherlands Sparta Rotterdam 1–1
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0–2
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Komlói Bányász Hungary 4–8 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 2–7
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2–1
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Mikkeli Finland 0–4 Turkey Eskişehirspor 0–0
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0–4
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Olympiacos Greece 2–3 Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow 0–2
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2–1
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First leg

Limerick Republic of Ireland0–1Italy Torino
Rampanti Goal 8'
Stade Rennes France1–1Scotland Rangers
Redon Goal 11' Johnston Goal 68'
TJ Škoda Plzeň Czech Republic0–1Germany Bayern Munich
Sühnholz Goal 76'

Second leg

Torino Italy4–0Republic of Ireland Limerick
Toschi Goal 46' Goal 74' Goal 83'
Luppi Goal 80'

Torino won 5–0 on aggregate.

Rangers Scotland1–0France Stade Rennes
MacDonald Goal 37'

Rangers won 2–1 on aggregate.

Bayern Munich Germany6–1Czech Republic TJ Škoda Plzeň
G. Müller Goal 1' Goal 75'
Hoffmann Goal 50' Goal 70'
Krauthausen Goal 15'
Roth Goal 88'
Bican Goal 5'

Bayern won 7–1 on aggregate.

Second round

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Barcelona Spain 1–3 Romania Steaua Bucharest 0–1
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1–2
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Liverpool England 1–3 West Germany Bayern Munich 0–0
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1–3
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Torino Italy 1–0 Austria Austria Wien 1–0
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0–0
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Rangers Scotland 6–6 (a) 1 Portugal Sporting 3–2
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3–4
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Åtvidaberg Sweden 1–1 (a) England Chelsea 0–0
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1–1
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Beerschot Belgium 2–6 East Germany Dynamo Berlin 1–3
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1–3
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Sparta Rotterdam Netherlands 2–3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 1–1
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1–2
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Eskişehirspor Turkey 0–2 Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow 0–1
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0–1
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1The second leg was originally 3-2 to Sporting after 90 minutes, and 4-3 to Sporting after extra time. The referee erroneously ordered a penalty shootout which Sporting won 3-0; UEFA later ruled that Rangers had won on away goals.

First leg

Torino Italy1–0Austria Austria Wien
Agroppi Goal 81'
Rangers Scotland3–2Portugal Sporting CP
Stein Goal 5'10'
Henderson Goal 30'
Chico Faria Goal 67'
Wágner Goal 88'

Second leg

Austria Wien Austria0–0Italy Torino

Torino won 1–0 on aggregate.

Sporting CP Portugal4–3Scotland Rangers
Yazalde Goal 25'
Laranjeira Goal 38'
Pedro Gomes Goal 87'
Fernando Peres Goal 115'
Stein Goal 26'46'
Henderson Goal 100'

Rangers 6–6 Sporting CP on aggregate. Rangers won on away goals.[2]

Quarter-finals

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Steaua Bucharest Romania 1–1 (a) West Germany Bayern Munich 1–1
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0–0
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Torino Italy 1–2 Scotland Rangers 1–1
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0–1
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Åtvidaberg Sweden 2–4 East Germany Dynamo Berlin 0–2
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2–2
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Red Star Belgrade Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 2–3 Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow 1–2
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1–1
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First leg

Torino Italy1–1Scotland Rangers
Pulici Goal 61' Johnston Goal 12'

Second leg

Rangers Scotland1–0Italy Torino
MacDonald Goal 46'

Rangers won 2–1 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bayern Munich West Germany 1–3 Scotland Rangers 1–1 0–2
Dynamo Berlin East Germany 2–2(p) Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow 1–1 1–1

First leg

Bayern Munich West Germany1–1Scotland Rangers
Breitner Goal 21' Report Report 2 Zobel Goal 47' (o.g.)
Dynamo Berlin East Germany1–1Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow
Johannsen Goal 83' (pen.) Report Report 2 Yevriuzhikin Goal 54'

Second leg

Rangers Scotland2–0West Germany Bayern Munich
Jardine Goal 1'
Parlane Goal 22'
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Rangers won 3–1 on aggregate.

Dynamo Moscow Soviet Union1–1East Germany Dynamo Berlin
Yevriuzhikin Goal 58' Report Report 2 Netz Goal 37'

Dynamo Berlin 2–2 Dynamo Moscow on aggregate. Dynamo Moscow won 4–1 on penalties.

Final

Rangers Scotland3–2Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow
Stein Goal 23'
Johnston Goal 40'49'
Report Report 2 Eshtrekov Goal 60'
Makhovikov Goal 87'

See also

References

  1. ^ Harris, Daniel (4 September 2014). "The forgotten story of … Rangers' 1972 European Cup Winners' Cup win". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  2. ^ "A sporting nation: Rangers triumph in Europe 1972". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 19 January 2018.

External links

1970 Allsvenskan

Statistics of Allsvenskan in season 1970.

1970 Icelandic Cup

The 1970 Icelandic Cup was the 11th edition of the National Football Cup.

It took place between 2 July 1969 and 14 November 1969, with the final played at Melavöllur in Reykjavik. The cup was important, as winners qualified for the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (if a club won both the league and the cup, the defeated finalists would take their place in the Cup Winners' Cup).

The top three finishers from the previous season (ÍA Akranes, ÍBK Keflavík and KR Reykjavik did not enter until the quarter finals, the other teams from the 1. Deild (first division) entered in the fourth round. In prior rounds, teams from the 2. Deild (2nd division), as well as reserve teams, played in one-legged matches. In case of a draw, the match was replayed. For the first time, reserve teams did not enter from this season.

Fram Reykjavik won their first Icelandic Cup, beating ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar in the final, and so qualifying for Europe.

1970–71 1.Lig

The following are the statistics of the Turkish First Football League in season 1970/1971.

1970–71 Belgian First Division

Statistics of Belgian First Division in the 1970/1971 season.

1970–71 Cypriot Cup

The 1970–71 Cypriot Cup was the 29th edition of the Cypriot Cup. A total of 16 clubs entered the competition. It began on 1 May 1971 with the first round and concluded on 6 June 1971 with the replay final which was held at GSE Stadium. Anorthosis Famagusta won their 5th Cypriot Cup trophy after beating Omonia 1–0 in the replay final.

1970–71 DDR-Oberliga

The 1970–71 DDR-Oberliga was the 22nd season of the DDR-Oberliga, the first tier of league football in East Germany.

The league was contested by fourteen teams. Dynamo Dresden won the championship, the club's second of eight East German championships, having previously won the 1952–53 edition.Hans-Jürgen Kreische of Dynamo Dresden was the league's top scorer with 17 goals, the first of a record four top scorer finishes for Kreische, while Peter Ducke of FC Carl Zeiss Jena won the seasons East German Footballer of the year award.On the strength of the 1970–71 title Dresden qualified for the 1971–72 European Cup where the club was knocked out by Ajax in the first round. Ninth-placed club Berliner FC Dynamo qualified for the 1971–72 European Cup Winners' Cup as the seasons FDGB-Pokal runners-up, Dresden having won the double, and was knocked out by Dynamo Moscow in the semi-finals. Second-placed FC Carl Zeiss Jena qualified for the 1971–72 UEFA Cup where it was knocked out in the third round by Wolverhampton Wanderers while third-placed Hallescher FC Chemie withdrew after losing a player in the Hotel 't Silveren Seepaerd fire before the second leg of their first round tie with PSV Eindhoven.At the end of the season National People's Army club FC Vorwärts Berlin, based in East Berlin, was moved to Frankfurt/Oder to become FC Vorwärts Frankfurt/Oder for political reasons. Vorwärts had been quite a popular club with East Berlin football supporters but was seen as an obstacle to the ambitions of Berliner FC Dynamo, a club connected to and supported by the Ministry for State Security and its head Erich Mielke, forcing it to move.

1970–71 Divizia A

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1970–71 FK Partizan season

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1970–71 French Division 1

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1970–71 NK Hajduk Split season

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1972 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

The 1972 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match between Scottish team Rangers and Soviet team Dynamo Moscow. It took place at the Camp Nou in Barcelona on 24 May 1972 in front of a crowd of 24,701. It was the final of the 1971–72 European Cup Winners' Cup, one of three football competitions run by UEFA at the time. It was the 12th European Cup Winners' Cup final in history.

Both teams had to go through four qualifying rounds to get reach the final. Rangers won three of their four qualifying ties in regulation time, with their second round tie against Sporting Clube de Portugal going into extra time. Dynamo was required to win a penalty shootout to beat Dynamo Berlin in their semi-final. The final was the Rangers' third in European competition, having lost the previous two in 1961 and 1967. This was the first time a Soviet team had reached a European final.

Rangers scored two goals before half time and added a third minutes into the second half. Dynamo pulled a goal back midway through the second half and scored a late second towards the end of the game. The match finished 3-2 to Rangers.

The end of the match was overshadowed by a pitch invasion which resulted in Rangers captain John Greig being presented the trophy inside the stadium buildings. The victory has been considered to be the greatest in the club's history and the team was given the nickname the Barcelona Bears.

1972 European Super Cup

The 1972 European Super Cup was a football match played over two legs between the winner of the 1971–72 European Cup and the winner of the 1971–72 European Cup Winners' Cup. The match was proposed by Anton Witkamp of De Telegraaf to decide who was the best club in Europe.

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FC Viktoria Plzeň is a Czech association football club from Plzeň. The club has participated in five seasons of UEFA club competitions, including two seasons in the UEFA Champions League, three seasons in the UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League and one season in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. The club has played 42 UEFA matches, resulting in 24 wins, 6 draws and 12 defeats. The club's first appearance was in the 1971–72 European Cup Winners' Cup. The club's best performance is reaching the round of 16 of the Europa League, which they managed in the 2012–13 season; they later repeated the performance in the 2013–14 and 2017–18 seasons.

The club plays its home matches at Stadion města Plzně, an all-seater stadium in Plzeň. During the 2011–12 season, the club played European matches at Eden Arena in Prague due to the reconstruction of Plzeň's stadium during the play-off round and group stage of the Champions League.

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Jim Denny

Jim Denny (born 13 March 1950 in Paisley, Scotland) is a retired Scottish professional football player.

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In total he made 54 appearances for Rangers including the first match of the 1971–72 European Cup Winners' Cup campaign, a 1–1 draw with Stade Rennes. He left Ibrox in 1977 after seven seasons and joined Hearts. He was played more in Edinburgh in two seasons than he had in the seven he was at Rangers. His spell at Tynecastle was followed by a final season at Stirling Albion before left the senior ranks to join Irvine Victoria.

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