1961–62 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup

The fourth Inter-Cities Fairs Cup was played over the 1961–62 season. There were five representative teams for some major European cities, three of which lost out in the first round. The final was the first European final to be contested between two clubs from the same country, namely Spain. Valencia beat Barcelona 7–3 over two legs, and also reached the next two finals in the competition.

1961–62 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
Tournament details
Dates13 September 1961 – 12 September 1962
Teams28
Final positions
ChampionsSpain Valencia (1st title)
Runners-upSpain Barcelona
Tournament statistics
Matches played55
Goals scored221 (4.02 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Evaristo (6 goals)

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Lausanne Sports   Bye
Valencia   7–1   Nottingham Forest 2–0 5–1
Union Saint-Gilloise   1–5   Hearts 1–3 0–2
Köln   4–41   Internazionale 4–2 0–2
Iraklis   Bye
Milan   0–2   Novi Sad XI 0–0 0–2
Strasbourg   3–13   MTK 1–3 2–10
Spartak Brno KPS   3–6   Leipzig XI 2–2 1–4
Hannover   0–3   Espanyol 0–1 0–2
Birmingham City   Bye[1]
Basel XI   2–5   Red Star Belgrade 1–1 1–4
Hibernian   6–4   Belenenses 3–3 3–1
Lyon   6–7   Sheffield Wednesday 4–2 2–5
Roma   Bye[1]
West Berlin XI   1–3   Barcelona 1–0 0–3
Stævnet   4–9   Dinamo Zagreb 2–7 2–2

1Internazionale progressed to the Second round after winning a play-off match 5–3.

First legEdit

Valencia  2–0  Nottingham Forest
Waldo   15'40'

Union Saint-Gilloise  1–3  Hearts
van Vaerenberg   19' Blackwood   22'
Davidson   30'76'

Köln  4–2  Internazionale
Sturm   2'
C. Müller   23'
Hemmersbach   36'
Thielen   71'
Morbello   19'
Petroni   63'


Strasbourg  1–3  MTK
Lachot   73' Sándor   20'
Gonzalez   23' (o.g.)
Kuti   90'

Spartak Brno  2–2  Leipzig XI
Skejbal   9'46' (pen.) Trölitzsch   13'44' (pen.)

Hannover  0–1  Espanyol
Camps   52'


Hibernian  3–3  Belenenses
Fraser   47'53'
Baird   60' (pen.)
Matateu   13'26'
Yauca   15'

Lyon  4–2  Sheffield Wednesday
Rambert   19'
N'Jo Léa   22'38'
Combin   90'
Young   48'
Ellis   63'

West Berlin XI  1–0  Barcelona
Steinert   83'
Berlin

København XI  2–7  Dinamo Zagreb
O. Sørensen   13'
Ravn   15'
Jerković   24'
Cvitković   33'
Jerković   41'
Cvitković   67'
Šantek   69'
Knez   88'
Matuš   90'

Second legEdit

Nottingham Forest  1–5  Valencia
Cobb   53' Waldo   11'   13'
Núñez   30'   49'   68'

Valencia won 7–1 on aggregate.


Hearts won 5–1 on aggregate.


Internazionale  2–0  Köln
Suárez   4'   59' (pen.)

Internazionale 4–4 Köln on aggregate.

Internazionale  5–3  Köln
Humberto   2'   32'   63'
Suárez   16'
Morbello   40'
Regh   42'   54'
Ripkens   73'

Internazionale won 5–3 in play-off.


Novi Sad XI  2–0  Milan
Takač   20'
Pavlić   50'

Novi Sad XI won 2–0 on aggregate.


MTK  10–2  Strasbourg
Kuti   13'   60'
Sándor   17'   83'
Molnár   37'   69'
Szimcsák   47'   53'   68'
Sas   82'
Nabat   21'
Hauss   75' (pen.)

MTK won 13–3 on aggregate.


Leipzig XI  4–1  Spartak Brno
Frenzel   17'   21'
Zerbe   36'   51'
Skejbal   64'

Leipzig XI won 6–3 on aggregate.


Espanyol won 3–0 on aggregate.


Red Star Belgrade  4–1  Basel XI
Stipić   6'
Melić   42'   69'
Rudinski   60'
Blumer   23'

Red Star won 5–2 on aggregate.


Belenenses  1–3  Hibernian
Matateu   28' Baxter   20'   61'
Stevenson   74'

Hibernian won 6–4 on aggregate.


Sheffield Wednesday  5–2  Lyon
Fantham   9'   85'
Griffin   14'
McAnearney   20' (pen.)
Dobson   78'
Salen   6'
Djorkaeff   81'

Sheffield Wednesday won 7–6 on aggregate.


Barcelona  3–0  West Berlin XI
Evaristo   8'   75'
Zaldúa   90'

Barcelona won 3–1 on aggregate.


Dinamo Zagreb  2–2  København XI
Remete   29'
Marković   70'
Rasmussen   31'
Andersen   40'

Dinamo Zagreb won 9–4 on aggregate.

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Lausanne Sports   3–4   Valencia 3–4
Hearts   0–5   Internazionale 0–1 0–4
Iraklis   3–10   Novi Sad XI 2–1 1–9
MTK   3–3   Leipzig XI 3–0 0–3
Espanyol   5–3   Birmingham City 5–2 0–1
Red Star Belgrade   5–0   Hibernian 4–0 1–0
Sheffield Wednesday   4–1   Roma 4–0 0–1
Barcelona   7–3   Dinamo Zagreb 5–1 2–2

1 MTK progressed to the quarter-finals after winning a play-off match 2–0.

First legEdit


Iraklis  2–1  Novi Sad XI
Xilas   9'
Karavergos   49'
Takač   43'

MTK  3–0  Leipzig XI
Povázsai   37'   59'
Sándor   81'

Espanyol  5–2  Birmingham City
Castaños   22'
Carranza   25'
Camps   32'   80'   85'
Bloomfield   20'
Harris   75' (pen.)

Red Star Belgrade  4–0  Hibernian
Maravić   17'   55'
Melić   24'   42'

Sheffield Wednesday  4–0  Roma
Fantham   6'
Young   33'   35'   79'

Barcelona  5–1  Dinamo Zagreb
Pereda   15'
Evaristo   19'   28'   33'
Kocsis   68'
Jerković   87'

Second legEdit

Valencia  4–3  Lausanne Sports
Ribelles   20' (pen.)   39'
Coll   54'
Waldo   81'
Vonlanden   48' (pen.)
Glišović   62'   68'

Valencia won 4–3 on aggregate.


Internazionale  4–0  Hearts
Hitchens   11'   86'
Morbello   31'
Humberto   75'

Internazionale won 5–0 on aggregate.


Novi Sad XI  9–1  Iraklis
Radović   8'   46'   54'
Aleksić   23'
Pavlić   38'   57'   58'
Mijatović   55'   77'
Hasekidis   23'

Novi Sad XI won 10–3 on aggregate.


Leipzig XI  3–0  MTK
Frenzel   18'   81'
Engelhardt   76'

Leipzig XI 3–3 MTK on aggregate.

MTK  2–0  Leipzig XI
Sándor   39'
Bödör   57'

MTK won 2–0 in play-off.


Espanyol won 5–3 on aggregate.


Red Star won 5–0 on aggregate.


Roma  1–0  Sheffield Wednesday
Swan   80' (o.g.)

Sheffield Wednesday won 4–1 on aggregate.


Dinamo Zagreb  2–2  Barcelona
Lamza   24'   47' Evaristo   37'
Zaballa   69'

Barcelona won 7–3 on aggregate.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Valencia   5–3   Internazionale 2–0 3–3
Novi Sad XI   2–6   MTK 1–4 1–2
Espanyol   2–6   Red Star Belgrade 2–1 0–5
Sheffield Wednesday   3–4   Barcelona 3–2 0–2

First legEdit

Valencia  2–0  Internazionale
Guillot   3'
Waldo   7'
Attendance: 56,000

Second legEdit

Internazionale  3–3  Valencia
Bettini   7'   52'
Suárez   23' (pen.)
Chicão   3'
Recaman   34'
Ficha   86'
Attendance: 20,000

Internazionale goalkeeper Lorenzo Buffon complained of an injury at halftime and was replaced by Ottavio Bugatti, substitutions were not officially allowed at the time. Valencia won 5–3 on aggregate.

First legEdit

Sheffield Wednesday  3–2  Barcelona
Fantham   28'   50'
Finney   43'
Villaverde   14'
Evaristo   30'
Attendance: 28,956

Second legEdit

Barcelona  2–0  Sheffield Wednesday
Evaristo   11'
Kocsis   23'
Attendance: 75,000

Barcelona won 4–3 on aggregate. Barcelona advance to the Semi-Final

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Valencia   10–3   MTK 3–0 7–3
Red Star Belgrade   1–6   Barcelona 0–2 1–4

FinalEdit

First legEdit

Valencia  6–2  Barcelona
Yosu   14'42'
Guillot   35'54'67'
Núñez   74'
Kocsis   4'20'
Attendance: 65,000

Second legEdit

Barcelona  1–1  Valencia
Kocsis   46' Guillot   87'
Attendance: 60,000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Roma and Birmingham had to play the previous season final.

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