|Dates||4 September 1955 – 13 June 1956|
|Champions||Real Madrid (1st title)|
|Goals scored||127 (4.38 per match)|
|Attendance||900,021 (31,035 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Miloš Milutinović (8 goals)|
The participating clubs in the first five seasons of the European Cup were selected by French football magazine L'Equipe. Of the originally selected teams were English champions Chelsea and Scottish champion Aberdeen. This was the only UEFA tournament to include a team from Saarland, before it was unified into West Germany in 1957.
Teams[change | change source]
|Rapid Wien||Anderlecht||AGF Aarhus||Reims|
|Vörös Lobogó||Milan||PSV Eindhoven||Gwardia Warszawa|
|Sporting CP||Saarbrücken||Hibernian||Real Madrid|
First Round[change | change source]
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg||Sporting CP||5–8||Partizan||3–3||2–5|
|Rapid Wien||6–2||PSV Eindhoven||6–1||0–1|
Quarter-finals[change | change source]
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg||Djurgården||1–4||Hibernian||1–3||0–1|
Semi-finals[change | change source]
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg||Reims||3–0||Hibernian||2–0||1–0|
First leg[change | change source]
Di Stéfano 62'
Second leg[change | change source]
Reims won 3–0 on aggregate.
|Dal Monte 69' (pen.), 86' (pen.)||Report||Iglesias 65'|
Real Madrid won 5–4 on aggregate.
Final[change | change source]
|Di Stéfano 14'
Rial 30', 79'
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- 1955–56 season at UEFA website
- 1955–56 All matches – season at UEFA website
- All scorers 1955–56 European Cup according to protocols UEFA
- European Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
- "50 years of the European Cup" (PDF). UEFA. October 2004. Retrieved 17 July 2008.
- 1955-56 European Cup - results and line-ups (archive)