Seeding for the UEFA-Intertoto Cup
Number of teams that every country could admit to UIC was determined by
UEFA Ranking (1989/90-1993/94) just as
number of teams for the UEFA Cup 1995/96 (positions 1-3 had 4 berths,
4-8 had 3 berths, 9-21 had 2 berths, rest had 1 berth; that gave
79 places (80 - Liechtenstein)). Some countries
abandoned their berths: Italy - 4, Spain - 3, Russia - 3, Latvia, Ukraine,
Albania, Nth. Ireland, Georgia, Moldova (each of these countries - 1 berth).
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Lithuania and Macedonia weren't admitted to the
competition. When Scotland had freed its one spot, it was regiven to
Lithuania. To increase number of teams to nice number (60 teams) Austria
received one extra berth (79 - 16 abandoned - 4 not admitted + 1).
Basing on UEFA Ranking (1989/90-1993/94)
teams from respective countries were divided into 5 pots. These pots looked
like that (number of berths given in parentheses).
- First: France (4), Germany (4), Belgium (3), Portugal (1 of 3 teams);
- Second: Portugal (2 of 3 teams), England (3), Yugoslavia (2),
Netherlands (2), Austria (3);
- Third: Greece (2), Turkey (2), Scotland (1), Switzerland (2), Denmark (2),
Romania (2), Sweden (1 of 2 teams);
- Fourth: Sweden (1 of 2 teams), Poland (2), Israel (2), Bulgaria (2),
Hungary (1), Norway (1), Iceland (1), Finland (1), Cyprus (1);
- Fifth: Wales (1), Slovenia (1), Croatia (1), Eire (1), Malta (1),
Slovakia (1), Luxembourg (1), Belarus (1), Faroe Islands (1), Czech Rep. (1),
Estonia (1), Lithuania (1).
To each of 12 groups 1 team from each pot have been drawn.
Later berths of Luxembourg (1) and Portugal (2 of its 3 berths) were
regiven respectively to Switzerland, Romania and Denmark without changing
Seeding for the Champions' League
To the Champions' League UEFA allowed countries placed 1-24 in
UEFA Ranking (1990/91-1994/95).
CL defender - Ajax have got 1st place in seeding.
Teams were divided into 3 pots:
- First (freed from the preliminary round, countries ranked 1-7 and defender):
Ajax Amsterdam, Juventus, FC Nantes, Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid,
Blackburn Rovers, FC Porto, Spartak Moskva.
- Second (seeded in the preliminary round, countries ranked 8,10-16):
Anderlecht Bruxelles, Besiktas Istanbul, Austria Salzburg, Panathinaikos
Athine, AB Alborg, IFK Goteborg, Glasgow Rangers, Grasshopper-Club Zurich.
- Third (unseeded in the preliminary round, coutries ranked 17-24):
Legia Warszawa, Steaua Bucuresti, Rosenborg Trondheim, Maccabi Tel-Aviv,
Ferencvaros Budapest, Hajduk Split, Anorthosis Famagusta, Dinamo Kyiv.
To each Champions' League group two teams freed from the preliminary round
and two winners of the preliminary round were drawn.
Seeding for the Cup Winners' Cup
Teams were divided into 3 pots
(UEFA Ranking (1990/91-1994/95)):
- First (freed, 1-15 and defender): Real Zaragoza, AC Parma, PSG,
Borussia M-G, Deportivo La Coruna, Everton Liverpool, Sporting Lisboa,
Dinamo Moskva, Club Brugge, Feyenoord Rotterdam, Trabzonspor, Rapid Wien,
AEK Athine, FC Kobenhavn, Halmstads, Celtic Glasgow.
- Second (seeded, 16-32 without banned Croatia Zagreb): FC Sion,
GKS Katowice, Petrolul Ploiesti, Molde FK, Maccabi Haifa, Vaci Izzo,
Apoel Nicosia, Shachtar Donetsk, Dinamo Batumi, KR Reykjavik, Dag-Liepaja,
TPS Turku, Inter Bratislava, Mura Murska Sobota, Lokomotiv Sofija,
- Third (unseeded, 33-48): Wrexham, Linfield Belfast, Derry City,
Dinamo'93 Minsk, La Valetta, Teuta Durres, Vaduz, Zhalgiris Vilnius,
CS Grevenmacher, KI Klaksvik, Ararat Erevan, Sileks Kratovo, Tiligul
Tiraspol, Lantana Tallinn, Neftchi Baku, Obilic Beograd.
In the first round 16 teams freed from the preliminary round were seeded
and 16 winners of the preliminary round - unseeded.
In the second round 8 best remaining teams were seeded and the rest
Seeding for the UEFA Cup
Number of teams was determined by
UEFA Ranking (1989/90-1993/94).
Teams ranked 1-3 had 4 teams, 4-8 had 3 teams, 9-21 had 2 teams,
22-36 had 1 team, three best countries in Fair Play competition (England,
Norway, Luxembourg) had one extra team. Also countries (ranked 25-48 in
UEFA Ranking (1990/91-1994/95) without
Liechtenstein) not competing in CL had their champions in UEFA Cup.
Two places of Yugoslavia were replaced to Czech Rep. and Slovakia.
That gave 94 teams (68 + 3 + 23). Teams were divided into 3 pots
(UEFA Ranking (1990/91-1994/95)):
- First (freed, 30 best teams): Lazio Roma, AC Milan, AS Roma, Inter Milano,
Olympique Lyon, AJ Auxerre, Lens, AS Monaco, Werder Bremen, Freiburg,
FC Kaiserslautern, Bayern Munchen, Betis Sevilla, FC Barcelona, Sevilla,
Manchester United, Nottingham Forest, Liverpool, Leeds United, Benfica Lisboa,
Vitoria Guimaraes, Farense, Lokomotiv Moskva, Rotor Volgograd, Spartak
Vladikavkaz, Standard Liege, Aalst, Lierse SK, Roda Kerkrade, PSV Eindhoven.
- Second (seeded, 32 teams): Galatasaray, Fenerbahce, Sturm Graz, Austria
Wien, Olympiakos Pireas, Apollon Athine, Brondby Kobenhavn, Silkeborg,
Orebro, Malmo FF, Motherwell, Raith Rovers, Lugano, Neuchatel Xamax,
Widzew Lodz, Zaglebie Lubin, Universitatea Craiova, Dinamo Bucuresti,
Lillestrom, Viking Stavanger, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Hapoel Tel-Aviv, Ujpest
Budapest, NK Osijek, Omonia Nicosia, Chornomorets Odessa, Dinamo Tbilisi,
Samtredia, Akranes, Hafnarfjordur, Skonto Riga, RAF Jelgava.
- Third (unseeded, 32 teams): TPV Tampere, MyPa Anjalankoski, Slovan
Bratislava, FC Kosice, Olimpija Ljubljana, Branik Maribor, Levski Sofija,
Botev Plovdiv, Slavia Sofija, Sparta Praha, Slavia Praha, Bangor City,
Afan Lido, Crusaders Belfast, Glenavon Lurgan, Dundalk, Shelbourne,
Dinamo Minsk, Hibernians Paola, Sliema Wanderers, FK Tirane, Partizani Tirane,
Inkaras-Grifas Kaunas, Jeunesse d'Esch, Avenir Beggen, GI Gotu, Shirak Gyumri,
Vardar Skopje, Zimbru Kiszyniow, Flora Tallinn, Kapaz Ganja, Crvena Zvezda
To the first round 64 teams were qualified (32 teams from the preliminary round,
30 teams freed, 2 teams from UIC).
In the first and second round top 16 teams from the ranking were seeded.
For that ranking each club receive sum of averages from 5 previous seasons.
Averages are ratios of: points achieved by number of matches.
Preliminary rounds are not in charge for that ranking.
Seeding for the European Cups (1979/80-1997/98)
Prepared and maintained by Pawel Mogielnicki