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The 1969–70 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup was the 12th Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. The competition was won by Arsenal over two legs in the final against Anderlecht. It was the first of Arsenal's two European trophies, the other being the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1993–94.

1969–70 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
Final positions
ChampionsEngland Arsenal (1st title)
Runners-upBelgium Anderlecht
Tournament statistics
Top scorer(s)Belgium Paul Van Himst (10 goals)

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Valur   0–8   Anderlecht 0–6 0–2
Jeunesse Esch   3–6   Coleraine 3–2 0–4
Dunfermline Athletic   4–2   Bordeaux 4–0 0–2
Vojvodina   1–2   Gwardia Warszawa 0–1 1–1
Hvidovre   1–4   Porto 1–2 0–2
Dundee United   1–3   Newcastle United 1–2 0–1
Vitória de Guimarães   2–1   Baník Ostrava 1–0 1–1
Rosenborg   1–2   Southampton 1–0 0–2
Vitória de Setúbal   7–2   Rapid București 3–1 4–1
Liverpool   14–0   Dundalk 10–0 4–0
Las Palmas   0–1   Hertha BSC 0–0 0–1
Juventus   5–2   Lokomotiv Plovdiv 3–1 2–1
Lausanne-Sport   2–4   Győr 1–2 1–2
Barcelona   6–0   B 1913 4–0 2–0
Hansa Rostock   3–2   Panionios 3–0 0–2
Internazionale   4–0   Sparta Prague 3–0 1–0
Zürich   4–5   Kilmarnock 3–2 1–3
Slavia Sofia   3–1   Valencia 2–0 1–1
1860 Munich   3–4   Skeid 2–2 1–2
Dinamo Bacău   7–0   Floriana 6–0 1–0
Charleroi   5–2   Zagreb 2–1 3–1
Rouen   2–1   Twente 2–0 0–1
Sporting CP   6–2   LASK Linz 4–0 2–2
Arsenal   3–1   Glentoran 3–0 0–1
Carl Zeiss Jena   1–0   Altay 1–0 0–0
Aris   1–4   Cagliari 1–1 0–3
Sabadell   3–5   Club Brugge 2–0 1–5
Partizan   2–3   Újpest 2–1 0–2
Stuttgart   4–1   Malmö FF 3–0 1–1
Metz   2–3   Napoli 1–1 1–2
Hannover 96   2–4   Ajax 2–1 0–3
Wiener SC   5–6   Ruch Chorzów 4–2 1–4

First legEdit

Vitória de Guimarães  1 – 0  Baník Ostrava
Manuel   10' (Report)
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Adolfo Bueno Perales (Spain)

Juventus  3–1  Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Vieri   27' (pen.)
Leonardi   31'
Castano   71'
Vasilev   1'

Internazionale  3–0  Sparta Prague
Boninsegna   68'   79'
Reif   84'

Aris  1–1  Cagliari
Spiridon   12' Martiradonna   82'

Metz  1–1  Napoli
Szczepaniak   67' Bosdaves   8'

Vitória de Setúbal  3–1  Rapid București
José Maria   41'87'
Guerreiro   64'
(Report) Neagu   71'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Daniel Zariquiegi (Spain)

Hvidovre  1–2  Porto
Sørensen   29' (pen.) (Report) Ernesto   62'70'
Referee: Karl Keller (Switzerland)

Sporting CP  4–0  LASK Linz
Pedras   8'
Gonçalves   60'
Peres   72' (pen.)
Lourenço   75'
(Report)
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: David Smith (England)

Second legEdit

Lokomotiv Plovdiv  1–2  Juventus
Vasilev   62' Leonardi   21'
Anastasi   75'

Juventus won 5–2 on aggregate.


Internazionale won 4–0 on aggregate.


Cagliari  3–0  Aris
Domenghini   10'
Riva   13'
Gori   76' (pen.)

The game was abandoned after Cagliari's third goal because three Greek players refused to return to the pitch after they were expelled by the police. UEFA ruled the 3–0 score as final.

Cagliari won 4–1 on aggregate.


Napoli  2–1  Metz
Bianchi   41'
Improta   60' (pen.)
Hausser   70'

Napoli won 3–2 on aggregate.


Porto  2–0  Hvidovre
Salim   24'
Rolando   74'
(Report)
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Mariano Medina Iglesias (Spain)

Porto won 4–1 on aggregate.


LASK Linz  2–2  Sporting CP
Leitner   81' (Report) Gonçalves   40'
Lourenço   77'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Helmut Bader (Germany)

Sporting CP won 6–2 on aggregate.


Rapid București  1–4  Vitória de Setúbal
Stelian   78' (Report) Wágner   23' (pen.)61' (pen.)
José Maria   34'
Figueiredo   64'
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Muzaffer Sarvan (Turkey)

Vitória de Setúbal won 7–2 on aggregate.


Baník Ostrava  1–1  Vitória de Guimarães
Guzik   73' (Report) Artur   80'
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Baník Ostrava (Romania)

Vitória de Guimarães won 2–1 on aggregate.

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Anderlecht   13–4   Coleraine 6–1 7–3
Dunfermline Athletic   3–1   Gwardia Warszawa 2–1 1–0
Porto   0–1   Newcastle United 0–0 0–1
Vitória de Guimarães   4–8   Southampton 3–3 1–5
Vitória de Setúbal   (a) 3–3   Liverpool 1–0 2–3
Hertha BSC   3–1   Juventus 3–1 0–0
Győr   2–5   Barcelona 2–3 0–2
Hansa Rostock   2–4   Internazionale 2–1 0–3
Kilmarnock   4–3   Slavia Sofia 4–1 0–2
Skeid   0–2   Dinamo Bacău 0–0 0–2
Charleroi   3–3 (a)   Rouen 3–1 0–2
Sporting CP   0–3   Arsenal 0–0 0–3
Carl Zeiss Jena   3–0   Cagliari 2–0 1–0
Club Brugge   5–5 (a)   Újpest 5–2 0–3
Stuttgart   0–1   Napoli 0–0 0–1
Ajax   9–1   Ruch Chorzów 7–0 2–1

First legEdit

Sporting CP  0–0  Arsenal
(Report)
Referee: Dittmar Huber (Switzerland)

Vitória de Guimarães  3–3  Southampton
Mendes   12'58'
Pinto   88' (pen.)
(Report) Channon   13'
Davies   63'
Paine   83'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Pius Kamber (Switzerland)

Hertha BSC  3–1  Juventus
Gayer   16'
Wild   31'
Steffenhagen   79'
Anastasi   14'

Hansa Rostock  2–1  Internazionale
Hergesell   63'
Sackritz   89'
Boninsegna   1'

Carl Zeiss Jena  2–0  Cagliari
Rock   63'
Irmscher   73' (pen.)

Stuttgart  0–0  Napoli

Vitória de Setúbal  1–0  Liverpool
Tomé   40' (Report)
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: Antonio Sbardella (Italy)

Porto  0–0  Newcastle United
(Report)
Referee: Roland Marendaz (Switzerland)

Second legEdit

Southampton  5–1  Vitória de Guimarães
Costeado   13' (o.g.)
Davies   54' (pen.)
Gabriel   55'
Channon   85'
(Report) Ademir   68'
Attendance: 21,414
Referee: Robert Fraunciel (France)

Southampton won 8–4 on aggregate.


Juventus  0–0  Hertha BSC

Hertha BSC won 3–1 on aggregate.


Internazionale  3–0  Hansa Rostock
Jair   5'
Suárez   23'
Mazzola   32'

Internazionale won 4–2 on aggregate.


Cagliari  0–1  Carl Zeiss Jena
Stein   8'

Carl Zeiss Jena won 3–0 on aggregate.


Napoli  1–0  Stuttgart
Canzi   75'

Napoli won 1–0 on aggregate.


Newcastle United  1–0  Porto
Scott   22' (Report)
Referee: Wolfgang Riedel (Germany)

Newcastle United won 1–0 on aggregate.


Arsenal  3–0  Sporting CP
Graham (x2)
Radford (x1)
(Report)
Attendance: 35,253
Referee: Heinz Siebert (Germany)

Arsenal won 3–0 on aggregate.


Liverpool  3 – 2  Vitória de Setúbal
Smith   60' (pen.)
Evans   88'
Hunt   90'
(Report) Wágner   23' (pen.)
Strong   56' (o.g.)
Attendance: 41,633
Referee: Alfred Delcourt (Belgium)

Vitória de Setúbal won on the away goals rule.

Third roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Anderlecht   (a) 3–3   Dunfermline Athletic 1–0 2–3
Newcastle United   (a) 1–1   Southampton 0–0 1–1
Vitória de Setúbal   1–2   Hertha BSC 1–1 0–1
Barcelona   2–3   Internazionale 1–2 1–1
Kilmarnock   1–3   Dinamo Bacău 1–1 0–2
Rouen   0–1   Arsenal 0–0 0–1
Carl Zeiss Jena   4–0   Újpest 1–0 3–0
Napoli   1–4   Ajax 1–0 0–4 (aet)

First legEdit

Napoli  1–0  Ajax
Manservisi   37'

Vitória de Setúbal  1–1  Hertha BSC
Tomé   10' (Report) Horr   3'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Anton Bucheli (Italy)

Barcelona  1–2  Internazionale
Fusté   21' Boninsegna   9'
Bertini   34'
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Jack Taylor (England)

Second legEdit

Hertha BSC  1–0  Vitória de Setúbal
Steffenhagen   59' (Report)
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Jim Finney (England)

Hertha BSC won 2–1 on aggregate.


Internazionale  1–0  Barcelona
Boninsegna   15'
Attendance: 10,000

The game was abandoned in the 33rd minute due to low visibility and fog. It was replayed.

Internazionale  1–1  Barcelona
Boninsegna   18' Rexach   29'
Attendance: 10,000

Internazionale won 3–2 on aggregate.


Ajax  4–0 (a.e.t.)  Napoli
Swart   35'
Suurendonk   109'113'116'

The game was originally scheduled for January 7th, but was postponed due to fog in Amsterdam.

Ajax won 4–1 on aggregate.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Anderlecht   (a) 3–3   Newcastle United 2–0 1–3
Hertha BSC   1–2   Internazionale 1–0 0–2
Dinamo Bacău   1–9   Arsenal 0–2 1–7
Carl Zeiss Jena   4–6   Ajax 3–1 1–5

First legEdit

Hertha BSC  1–0  Internazionale
Horr   22'

Second legEdit

Internazionale  2–0  Hertha BSC
Boninsegna   47'60' (pen.)

Internazionale won 2–1 on aggregate.

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Anderlecht   2–1   Internazionale 0–1 2–0
Arsenal   3–1   Ajax 3–0 0–1

First legEdit

Second legEdit

Internazionale  0–2  Anderlecht
Bergholtz   3'45'

Anderlecht won 2–1 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Anderlecht   3–4   Arsenal 3–1 0–3

First legEdit

Anderlecht  3–1  Arsenal
Devrindt   25'
Mulder   30'74'
Kennedy   82'

Second legEdit

Arsenal  3–0  Anderlecht
Kelly   25'
Radford   75'
Sammels   76'
Attendance: 51,612

Arsenal won 4–3 on aggregate.

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