UEFA Europa League

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UEFA Europa League
Founded1971; 49 years ago (1971)
(rebranded in 2009)
RegionEurope (UEFA)
Number of teams48 (group stage)
160 (total)
Qualifier forUEFA Super Cup
UEFA Champions League
Related competitionsInter-Cities Fairs Cup (precessor)
UEFA Champions League (1st tier)
UEFA Europa Conference League (planned 3rd tier)
Current championsSpain Sevilla (6th title)
Most successful club(s)Spain Sevilla (6 titles)
WebsiteOfficial website

The UEFA Europa League is a football tournament for teams that did not make the UEFA Champions League. They qualify by being not the best in the country and not making the best competition. For example in England, teams that finish after the first four teams can go to the Europa League. There is another option, which if you finish 3rd in the [[UEFA Champions Leaguted from the Playoff Round in the UEFA Champions League (The ousted team goee]] Group Stage, in to the last 32 in the Europa League, or being eliminas straight into the UEFA Europa League Group Stage), and the 3rd option is when a club which being eliminated from the UEFA Champions League 3rd round (Into the UEFA Europa League Playoff Round) The Europa League is a new version of the UEFA cup. In 2009, it was rebranded as the UEFA Europa League. It was previously known as the UEFA Cup. The winner of the UEFA Europa League plays the winner of the UEFA Champions League in the UEFA Super Cup.

The Competition Winners[change | change source]

Performance in the UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League by club
Club Winners Runners-up Years won Years runner-up
Spain Sevilla 6 0 2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2020
Italy Inter Milan 3 2 1991, 1994, 1998 1997, 2020
England Liverpool 3 1 1973, 1976, 2001 2016
Italy Juventus 3 1 1977, 1990, 1993 1995
Spain Atlético Madrid 3 0 2010, 2012, 2018
Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 2 2 1975, 1979 1973, 1980
England Tottenham Hotspur 2 1 1972, 1984 1974
Netherlands Feyenoord 2 0 1974, 2002
Sweden IFK Göteborg 2 0 1982, 1987
Spain Real Madrid 2 0 1985, 1986
Italy Parma 2 0 1995, 1999
Portugal Porto 2 0 2003, 2011
England Chelsea 2 0 2013, 2019
Belgium Anderlecht 1 1 1983 1984
Netherlands Ajax 1 1 1992 2017
Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 1 0 1978
Germany Eintracht Frankfurt 1 0 1980
England Ipswich Town 1 0 1981
Germany Bayer Leverkusen 1 0 1988
Italy Napoli 1 0 1989
Germany Bayern Munich 1 0 1996
Germany Schalke 04 1 0 1997
Turkey Galatasaray 1 0 2000
Spain Valencia 1 0 2004
Russia CSKA Moscow 1 0 2005
Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg 1 0 2008
Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 1 0 2009
England Manchester United 1 0 2017
Portugal Benfica 0 3 1983, 2013, 2014
France Marseille 0 3 1999, 2004, 2018
Spain Athletic Bilbao 0 2 1977, 2012
Spain Espanyol 0 2 1988, 2007
Germany Borussia Dortmund 0 2 1993, 2002
England Arsenal 0 2 2000, 2019
England Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 1 1972
Netherlands Twente 0 1 1975
Belgium Club Brugge 0 1 1976
France Bastia 0 1 1978
Serbia Red Star Belgrade 0 1 1979
Netherlands AZ 0 1 1981
Germany Hamburg 0 1 1982
Hungary Fehérvár 0 1 1985
Germany Köln 0 1 1986
Scotland Dundee United 0 1 1987
Germany Stuttgart 0 1 1989
Italy Fiorentina 0 1 1990
Italy Roma 0 1 1991
Italy Torino 0 1 1992
Austria Red Bull Salzburg 0 1 1994
France Bordeaux 0 1 1996
Italy Lazio 0 1 1998
Spain Alavés 0 1 2001
Scotland Celtic 0 1 2003
Portugal Sporting CP 0 1 2005
England Middlesbrough 0 1 2006
Scotland Rangers 0 1 2008
Germany Werder Bremen 0 1 2009
England Fulham 0 1 2010
Portugal Braga 0 1 2011
Ukraine Dnipro 0 1 2015

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