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1960–61 European Cup Winners' Cup

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Fiorentina (1st title)

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ACF Fiorentina

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1 August 1960 – 27 May 1961

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1962–63 European Cup Winners' Cup

The 1960-61 season of the European Cup Winners' Cup club football tournament was won by Italian club Fiorentina in two-legged final victory against Rangers of Scotland.


Organised by the Mitropa Cup committee, this tournament's edition was recognised by UEFA in 1963, after lobbying by the Italian Football Federation. This was the first season that the tournament took place for the winners of each European country's domestic cup, and was the only one to be decided in a two-legged final. Only ten sides entered the competition, partially due to the low expectations for the new tournament among association football fans, and also to the unofficial nature of this edition.

It is a myth that the low number of entrants was due to few countries already having a domestic cup competition: as happened for the first edition of the European Cup, entrance criteria could be changed by each national federation. Fiorentina entered as runners-up to Juventus in both Coppa Italia and Serie A, Czechoslovakia sent the winners of an unofficial League Cup, and both Hungary and East Germany enrolled their league runners-up.

Second leg

Rangers won 5–4 on aggregate.

Rudá Hvězda Brno won 3–2 on aggregate.

Second leg

Rangers won 11–0 on aggregate.

Wolverhampton Wanderers won 5–2 on aggregate.

Fiorentina won 9–2 on aggregate.

Dinamo Zagreb won 2–0 on aggregate.

Second leg

Rangers won 3–1 on aggregate.

Fiorentina won 4–2 on aggregate.

Second leg

Fiorentina won 4–1 on aggregate.


1960–61 European Cup Winners' Cup Wikipedia

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