1969 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final

The 1969 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final was the final of the eleventh Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. It was played on 29 May and 11 June 1969 between Newcastle United of England and Újpesti Dózsa of Hungary. Newcastle won the tie 6–2 on aggregate.

1969 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final
Event1968–69 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
on aggregate
First leg
Date29 May 1969
VenueSt James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne
RefereeJoseph Hannet (Belgium)
Attendance60,000
Second leg
Date11 June 1969
VenueMegyeri úti Stadium, Budapest
RefereeJoseph Heymann (Switzerland)
Attendance37,000
1968
1970

Route to the finalEdit

Newcastle United Round Újpesti Dózsa
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
  Feijenoord[a] 4–2 4–0 (H) 0–2 (A) First round   Union Luxembourg w/o
  Sporting CP 2–1 1–1 (A) 1–0 (H) Second round   Aris 11–2 2–1 (A) 9–1 (H)
  Real Zaragoza 4–4 (a) 2–3 (A) 2–1 (H) Third round   Legia Warzawa 3–2 1–0 (A) 2–2 (H)
  Vitória de Setúbal 6–4 5–1 (H) 1–3 (A) Quarter-finals   Leeds United 3–0 1–0 (A) 2–0 (H)
  Rangers 2–0 0–0 (A) 2–0 (H) Semi-finals   Göztepe 8–1 4–1 (A) 4–0 (H)

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

Newcastle United  3–0  Újpesti Dózsa
Moncur   63'   72'
Scott   83'

Second legEdit

Újpesti Dózsa  2–3  Newcastle United
Bene   31'
Göröcs   44'
Moncur   46'
Arentoft   50'
Foggon   74'
Attendance: 37,000

Newcastle United win 6–2 on aggregate

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Though the club was invariably referred to as either Feijenoord (the original Dutch spelling) or Feyenoord (the Anglicanised/international spelling) in the years prior, it would not be until 1974 that the club officially changed its name to Feyenoord.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wist u dat..." stadionfeijenoord.nl (in Dutch). Stadion Feijenoord N.V. Archived from the original on 31 December 2007. zowel Stadion Feijenoord als Feyenoord Rotterdam met een lange ij geschreven werd. Pas in 1974 besloot de voetbalclub een y te gebruiken, de lange ij gaf namelijk problemen met de uitspraak in het buitenland