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List of UEFA Cup and Europa League winning managers

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Giovanni Trapattoni and Unai Emery, record three-time winners

The UEFA Cup was a European association football competition contested from 1972 to 2009. In 2009–10 season its name was changed to UEFA Europa League.

English manager Bill Nicholson led Tottenham Hotspur to victory in the inaugural final of the contest in all-English encounter against Wolverhampton Wanderers. For the first 25 years of the competition, the final was contested over two legs, one at each participating club's stadium, but in 1998, Luigi Simoni led Internazionale to victory over Lazio in the competition's first single-legged final held at a neutral venue, the Parc des Princes in Paris.

Only seven managers have won the competition on more than one occasion. Three-time winner Giovanni Trapattoni led Juventus to victory in 1977, Internazionale in 1991, and Juventus once again in 1993, and Unai Emery won three consecutive editions of UEFA Europa League in 2014, 2015 and 2016, all with Sevilla. Luis Molowny led Real Madrid to consecutive Cup wins in 1985 and 1986, a feat emulated by fellow Spaniard Juande Ramos who managed Sevilla to victory in both the 2006 and 2007 UEFA Cup Finals. Rafael Benítez became the first manager to win the competition one time as UEFA Cup in 2004 and one time as UEFA Europa League in 2013, a feat later achieved by José Mourinho, who won the UEFA Cup with Porto in 2003 and the UEFA Europa League with Manchester United in 2017. Argentine Diego Simeone won in 2012 and 2018, both times with Atlético Madrid.

Spanish managers have won the title 10 times. Recent finals have been dominated by Spanish managers, with eight wins between 2004 and 2016. Eight managers have won the title in charge of teams from a country other than their own; the most recent of these was Italian Maurizio Sarri, as manager of English club Chelsea.

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By yearEdit

 
Rafael Benítez, winning manager in 2004 and 2013, also became the second manager to win the cup with two different teams.
 
Juande Ramos, winning manager in 2006 and 2007
 
Bobby Robson, winning manager in 1981
 
Dino Zoff, winning manager in 1990
 
Franz Beckenbauer, winning manager in 1996
 
Fatih Terim, winning manager in 2000
 
José Mourinho, winning manager in 2003 and 2017
 
Mircea Lucescu, winning manager in 2009 the last UEFA Cup format
 
André Villas-Boas, winning manager in 2011, and the youngest manager ever to win a European competition, at age 33
 
Diego Simeone, winning manager in 2012 and 2018
Final Nationality Winning manager Country Club Ref
UEFA Cup
1972   ENG Bill Nicholson   ENG Tottenham Hotspur [1]
1973   SCO Bill Shankly   ENG Liverpool [2]
1974   NED Wiel Coerver   NED Feyenoord [3]
1975   FRG Hennes Weisweiler   FRG Borussia Mönchengladbach [4]
1976   ENG Bob Paisley   ENG Liverpool [5]
1977   ITA Giovanni Trapattoni   ITA Juventus [6]
1978   NED Kees Rijvers   NED PSV Eindhoven [7]
1979   FRG Udo Lattek   FRG Borussia Mönchengladbach [8]
1980   FRG Friedel Rausch   FRG Eintracht Frankfurt [9]
1981   ENG Bobby Robson   ENG Ipswich Town [10]
1982   SWE Sven-Göran Eriksson   SWE IFK Göteborg [11]
1983   BEL Paul Van Himst   BEL Anderlecht [12]
1984   ENG Keith Burkinshaw   ENG Tottenham Hotspur [13]
1985   ESP Luis Molowny   ESP Real Madrid [14]
1986   ESP Luis Molowny   ESP Real Madrid [14]
1987   SWE Gunder Bengtsson   SWE IFK Göteborg [15]
1988   FRG Erich Ribbeck   FRG Bayer Leverkusen [16]
1989   ITA Ottavio Bianchi   ITA Napoli [17]
1990   ITA Dino Zoff   ITA Juventus [18]
1991   ITA Giovanni Trapattoni   ITA Internazionale [6]
1992   NED Louis van Gaal   NED Ajax [19]
1993   ITA Giovanni Trapattoni   ITA Juventus [6]
1994   ITA Giampiero Marini   ITA Internazionale [20]
1995   ITA Nevio Scala   ITA Parma [21]
1996   GER Franz Beckenbauer   GER Bayern Munich [22]
1997   NED Huub Stevens   GER Schalke 04 [23]
1998   ITA Luigi Simoni   ITA Internazionale [24]
1999   ITA Alberto Malesani   ITA Parma [25]
2000   TUR Fatih Terim   TUR Galatasaray [26]
2001   FRA Gérard Houllier   ENG Liverpool [27]
2002   NED Bert van Marwijk   NED Feyenoord [28]
2003   POR José Mourinho   POR Porto [29]
2004   ESP Rafael Benítez   ESP Valencia [30]
2005   RUS Valery Gazzaev   RUS CSKA Moscow [31]
2006   ESP Juande Ramos   ESP Sevilla [32]
2007   ESP Juande Ramos   ESP Sevilla [32]
2008   NED Dick Advocaat   RUS Zenit Saint Petersburg [33]
2009   ROM Mircea Lucescu   UKR Shakhtar Donetsk [34]
Europa League
2010   ESP Quique Sánchez Flores   ESP Atlético Madrid [35]
2011   POR André Villas-Boas   POR Porto [36]
2012   ARG Diego Simeone   ESP Atlético Madrid [37]
2013   ESP Rafael Benítez   ENG Chelsea [38]
2014   ESP Unai Emery   ESP Sevilla [39]
2015   ESP Unai Emery   ESP Sevilla [40]
2016   ESP Unai Emery   ESP Sevilla [41]
2017   POR José Mourinho   ENG Manchester United [42]
2018   ARG Diego Simeone   ESP Atlético Madrid [43]
2019   ITA Maurizio Sarri   ENG Chelsea [44]

Managers with multiple titlesEdit

By nationalityEdit

This table lists the total number of titles won by managers of each nationality.

Nationality Number of
wins
  Spain 10
  Italy 10
  Netherlands 6
  Germany 5
  England 4
  Portugal 3
  Argentina 2
  Sweden 2
  Belgium 1
  France 1
  Romania 1
  Russia 1
  Scotland 1
  Turkey 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

GeneralEdit

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  • "UEFA Cup". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. rsssf.com. 2007-05-18. Retrieved 2008-03-11.

SpecificEdit

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  25. ^ "Alberto Malesani". UEFA. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
  26. ^ "Galatasaray pride of Turkey". UEFA. 2006-01-06. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
  27. ^ Henry Winter (2003-09-03). "UEFA Cup Final: Liverpool hit treble top". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
  28. ^ "Van Marwijk named new Dutch coach". BBC Sport. 2008-03-03. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
  29. ^ "Mourinho makes his mark". UEFA. 2006-01-06. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
  30. ^ "Rafael Benitez". ESPN. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
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  33. ^ "Zenit St Petersburg 2-0 Rangers". BBC Sport. 2008-05-14. Retrieved 2008-05-14.
  34. ^ "Shakhtar target Champions League success". CNN. 2009-05-21. Retrieved 2009-05-21.
  35. ^ "Sanchez Flores". ESPN. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
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  37. ^ "Falcao fires Atlético to Super Cup glory". UEFA. 2012-08-31. Retrieved 2012-11-24.
  38. ^ "Chelsea seal late Europa League win". BBC. 2013-05-15. Archived from the original on 2013-06-11. Retrieved 2013-05-15.
  39. ^ "Spot-on Sevilla leave Benfica dreams in tatters". UEFA.com. 14 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  40. ^ "Sevilla defeat Dnipro to land record fourth title". UEFA.com. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
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  43. ^ "Griezmann inspires Atlético to Europa League glory". UEFA. 16 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  44. ^ "UEFA Europa League honours board". UEFA. 29 May 2019. Retrieved 29 May 2019.

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