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The UEFA Europa League, or simply the Europa League, is the second tier football competition in Europe and has produced several winners, with Sevilla as the most successful side. Previously called the Europa Cup, the competition is the second most glamorous cup competition in Europe and has attracted a lot of viewers across the world.

 

Europa League’s most successful teams

 

Some notable forces in European football like Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Juventus, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Napoli, Ajax, Bayern Munich, Porto, Atletico Madrid and Chelsea have won the competition.

 

Tottenham hotspur where the first side to win the competition back in the 1971/72 season followed by another English side Liverpool the preceding year.

Feyenoord Rotterdam became the first non-English side to win it after Tottenham and Liverpool had won the first two titles and Borussia Monchengladbach is also the first from Germany to win the competition.

 

Most successful teams in the Europa League

 

Sevilla FC – 6 Titles

Years Won

2005–06, 2006–07, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2019–20

 

Sevilla is the most successful team in the Europa League.

Sevilla’s dominance of the Europa League

2005/6 Season

It all started during the 2005/6 season after Sevilla had qualified for the competition which was the 35th edition. The club qualified a the qualification round after finishing sixth on the Spanish La Liga table.

 

Sevilla got past Mainz 05 after a 2-0 aggregate scoreline in the first round which handed them group stage qualification. Defeating Schalke 04 in the semi-finals, Sevilla qualified for the final, defeating Middlesbrough 4-0 to clinch their first title.

 

2006/07

Sevilla defeated fellow Spaniards Espanyol to claim the trophy for the second year running.

2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16 seasons (treble winners)

 

° They defeated Benfica from the penalty spot.

° Came from behind to beat Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk of Ukraine.

° Sevilla defeated Liverpool, coming from behind to lead the Kops.

 

Sevilla has clearly written it’s name in the history of the competition which may not be forgotten on the long run. Winning the titles three consecutive seasons was one of the best achievement in the history of the club.

 

Liverpool – 3 Titles

Years Won 

1972–73, 1975–76, 2000–01

Liverpool was the second English side to win the competition after Tottenham Hotspur in 1971–72. The reds came close to making it four but could not protect an early goal from Daniel Sturridge as Kevin Gameiro and Coke combined to condemn the Anfield boys at the St. Jakob-Park in Basel.

 

Although, they have a clear history in Champions League, Liverpool also did same in the second-tier cup competition.

 

 

 

Juventus – 3 Titles

Years Won

1976–77, 1989–90, 1992–93

Juventus was the second Italian Serie A club to win the competition Napoli and Inter Milan got a fair share of it. Juve opened their campaign in 1976-77 season but waited another thirteen years before adding a second.

 

Inter Milan – 3 Titles

Years Won

1990–91,1993–94, 1997–98

The dominant Milan side won it in 1991, 1994 and 1998.

 

Atletico Madrid – 3 Titles

Years Won

2009–10, 2011–12, 2017–18

Quique Sánchez Flores led Atletico Madrid to its first title in the competition.

 

Tottenham Hotspur – 2 Titles

Years Won

1971–72, 1983–84

Spurs hold the record as the first club to win the Europa League in its inaugural season.

Spurs waited for eleven years before winning the second title.

 

 

Feyenoord Rotterdam -2 Titles

Years Won

1973–74, 2001–02

Feyenoord is the first non-English side and the first Dutch club to win the Europa League.

 

Borussia Monchengladbach – 2 Titles

 

Monchengladbach is the first Bundesliga club to win the competition in 1975. But waited for four seasons before winning their second title.

 

Years Won

1974–75, 1978–79

 

Real Madrid -2 Titles

Years Won

1984–85, 1985–86

Even though the major aspect of the club’s history is in the UEFA Champions League, the Los Blancos have two Europa League titles under their belt. They are the first club from Spain to win the competition.

 

Parma – 2 Titles

Years Won

1994–95, 1998–99.

Parma’s surprise seasons saw the club triumph in two Europa League finals in the space of three years.

 

Chelsea FC – 2 Titles

Years Won

2012–13, 2018–19.

Chelsea also got it’s own fair share of the trophy as the third English side to win after a hard-fought win in the final. The London fell out from the Champions League group stage and was awarded a spot in Europa League knockout round.

 

Year              Club              Country

2020–21 Villareal CF (Spain)

2019–20  Sevilla  (Spain) 

2018–19  Chelsea (England)

2017–18  Atletico Madrid (Spain)

2016–17  Manchester United (England)

2015–16  Sevilla  (Spain)

2014–15  Sevilla  (Spain)

2013–14  Sevilla  (Spain)

2012–13  Chelsea  (England)

2011–12  Atletico Madrid  (Spain)

2010–11  FC Porto  (Portugal)

2009–10  Atletico Madrid (Spain)

2008–09  Shakhtar Donetsk   (Ukraine)

2007–08  Zenit St Petersburg (Russia)

2006–07  Sevilla  (Spain)

2005–06  Sevilla  (Spain)

2004–05  CSKA Moscow  (Russia)

2003–04  Valencia  (Spain)

2002–03  FC Porto  (Portugal)

2001–02  Feyenoord Rotterdam  (Netherlands)

2000–01  Liverpool FC  (England)

1999–2000  Galatasaray SK (Turkey)

1998–99  US Parma  (Italy)

1996–97  Schalke 04 (Germany)

1995–96  Bayern Munich (Germany)

1994–95  US Parma  (Italy)

1993–94  Inter Milan  (Italy)

1992–93  Juventus  (Italy)

1991–92  Ajax  (Netherlands)

1990–91  Inter Milan  (Italy)

1989–90  Juventus  (Italy)

1988–89  Napoli  (Italy)

1987–88  Bayer 04 Leverkusen  (Germany)

1986–87  IFK Goteborg (Sweden)

1984–85  Real Madrid  (Spain)

1983–84  Tottenham Hotspur (England)

1982–83  RSC Anderlecht (Belgium)

1981–82  IFK Goteborg (Sweden)

1980–81  Ipswich Town (England)

1979–80  Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)

1978–79  Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany)

1977–78  PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands)

1976–77  – Juventus  (Italy)

1975–76  Liverpool  (England)

1974–75  Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany)

1973–74  Feyenoord Rotterdam  (Netherlands)

1972–73  Liverpool  (England)

1971–72  Tottenham Hotspur (England)

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