Competition was not played because Liverpool could not find a suitable date to play, One match was played in 1984 by agreement between, One match was played in 1991 due to political circumstances in. Though Witkamp's raison d’être of celebrating Ajax had been emphatically achieved, the competition still took time to take off. [27], Media related to UEFA Super Cup at Wikimedia Commons, European association football tournament for clubs, "European Super Cup" redirects here. [16], The UEFA Super Cup's sponsors are the same as the sponsors for the UEFA Champions League.

Consequently, the way was clear, with the patronage of my newspaper.". Took place in January 1974 rather than at the start of the season, as it has been thereafter. The idea came to him in a time when Dutch total football was Europe's finest and Dutch football clubs were enjoying their golden era (especially Ajax). The European Super Cup was created in 1971 by Anton Witkamp, a reporter and later sports editor of Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. Established in 1972, it was contested between the winners of the European Cup (or UEFA Champions League since 1993) and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup until 1999, when the latter was discontinued by UEFA. The remaining seats are sold by UEFA through an online auction. Milan and Barcelona share the record for the most victories, each having won the competition five times since its inception. Until 2008, a team which won three times in a row or five in total received an original copy of the trophy and a special mark of recognition. The 1999 Super Cup was the last one contested by the winners of the Cup Winners' Cup. Each team names 23 players, 11 of which start the match. No competitions were held in 1974, 1981, nor 1985. The 1972 final between Ajax and Scotland's Rangers is considered unofficial by UEFA,[3] as Rangers were banned from European competition due to the behaviour of their fans during the 1972 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final. The current holders are Bayern Munich, who beat the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League winners Sevilla 2–1 in the 2020 edition. If the scores are level at the end of 90 minutes, two additional 15-minute periods of extra time are played. The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trademarks and/or copyright of UEFA. While there is a certain divide within football discourse over whether such silverware … Witkamp came up with the idea of "something new" to decide definitively the top club side in Europe, and to further test Ajax's ability. Forty gold medals are presented to the winning club and forty silver medals to the runners-up. A full-size replica trophy is awarded to the winning club. It is not recognised as one of UEFA's 'major' competitions. Score was 1–1 after 90 minutes and 2–2 after extra time.
[16], The UEFA Super Cup's sponsors are the same as the sponsors for the UEFA Champions League. In the 1994–1995 season, the European Cup Winners' Cup was renamed the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. Each team may wear its first choice kit; if these clash, however, the previous year's Europa League winning team must wear an alternative colour. I put forward my plan to the Ajax boss [Jaap] van Praag, who found it an excellent idea. [27], Media related to UEFA Super Cup at Wikimedia Commons, European association football tournament for clubs, "European Super Cup" redirects here. In 1974, 1981 and 1985, the Super Cup was not played at all: 1974's competition was abandoned because Bayern Munich and Magdeburg could not find a mutually convenient date, 1981's was abandoned when Liverpool could not make space to meet Dinamo Tbilisi, while 1985's was abandoned due to a ban on English clubs' participation preventing Everton from playing Juventus.[3][5]. The UEFA Super Cup is an annual association football match contested between the winners of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.Established in 1972, it was contested between the winners of the European Cup (or UEFA Champions League since 1993) and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup until 1999, when the latter was discontinued by UEFA.The last Super Cup disputed in this format was …

As a result, UEFA refused to endorse the competition until the following season. The match featured two English sides, Liverpool, the winners of the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League, and Chelsea, the winners of the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League. The team that won the European Cup? So why not pit the holders of the European Champion Clubs' Cup against the winners of the Cup Winners' Cup? The 1973 final, in which Ajax defeated Milan 6–1 on aggregate, was the first Super Cup officially recognised and supported by UEFA. Individual clubs may wear jerseys with advertising, even if such sponsors conflict with those of the Europa League; however, only one sponsorship is permitted per jersey (plus that of the manufacturer).

The UEFA Super Cup is an annual association football match contested between the winners of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.Established in 1972, it was contested between the winners of the European Cup (or UEFA Champions League since 1993) and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup until 1999, when the latter was discontinued by UEFA.The last Super Cup disputed in this … [4] It was played in two legs and was financially supported by De Telegraaf. If there is no winner at the end of the second period of extra time, a penalty shoot-out determines the winner. After the 1998–99 season, the Cup Winners' Cup was discontinued by UEFA. Recent winners of the UEFA Super Cup ahead of Thursday's match between Champions League winners Bayern Munich and Europa League winners Sevilla in Budapest: The 1972 final between Ajax and Scotland's Rangers is considered unofficial by UEFA,[3] as Rangers were banned from European competition due to the behaviour of their fans during the 1972 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final.