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).

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 the seeding.

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:

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)):

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 unseeded.

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)):

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