FAIRS CUP

First played:
1955

Last played:
1971

Seasons:
16

Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inter-Cities_Fairs_Cup

Holders:
Leeds United



The Inter-Cities Fairs Cup was a FIFA organized competitition between 1955 and 1971. It was designed to be held between cities that were holding Trade Fairs but soon came to be open to clubs based on thier league position. It was as forerunner to the UEFA Cup, which was started in 1971 when the Fairs Cup was abolished.

RECORDS
Most goals scored: 4
4-0 (Tue Oct 17, 1967, Home, Eintracht Frankfurt)

Biggest Winning Margin: 4
4-0 (Tue Oct 17, 1967, Home, Eintracht Frankfurt)

Most Goals Conceded: 5
1-5 (Wed Oct 04, 1961, Home, Valencia)

Biggest Losing Margin: 4
1-5 (Wed Oct 04, 1961, Home, Valencia)

Highest Attendance Home:
36,158   (Wed Oct 04, 1961, Valencia)

Highest Attendance Away:
46,000   (Wed Sep 13, 1961, Valencia)



MOST APPEARANCES
6 games:  Bob McKinlay (1935-70)
6 games:  Peter Grummitt (1960-70)
4 games:  Peter Hindley (1961-74)
4 games:  Terry Hennessey (1965-70)
4 games:  Joe Baker (1965-76)


TOP SCORER(S)
3 goals:  Joe Baker (4 games)


HAT TRICKS
Hat Tricks Scored By Us

No hat tricks scored
Scored Against Us
Hector Nez
Oct 04, 1961 - Valencia



Overall Fairs Cup Record
Cup First Game Last Game Seasons P W D L F A
Fairs CupSep 13, 1961Nov 14, 1967263-389

Round By Round
Cup Round Name First Game Last Game P W D L F A Replays
Fairs Cup11st roundSep 13, 1961Oct 17, 196742267
Fairs Cup22nd roundOct 31, 1967Nov 14, 196721122


All Fairs Cup games
SeasonDateOpponentRoundLegH/AScoreGroundScorers
1961-62Wed Sep 13, 1961Valencia11A0-2Mestalla Stadium
Wed Oct 04, 1961Valencia12H1-5Cobb (53')
1967-68Wed Sep 20, 1967Eintracht Frankfurt11A1-0Commerzbank-ArenaBaker (10')
Tue Oct 17, 1967Eintracht Frankfurt12H4-0Baker (13', 35'), Chapman (47'), Lyons (73')
Tue Oct 31, 1967FC Zurich21H2-1Newton (49'), Storey-Moore (71' pen)
Tue Nov 14, 1967FC Zurich22A0-1Letzigrund