1968-69 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
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1968%E2%80%9369 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
1968-69 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
Final positions
ChampionsEngland Newcastle United
Runners-upHungary Újpest
1967-68
1969-70

The eleventh Inter-Cities Fairs Cup was played over the 1968-1969 season. The competition was won by Newcastle United over two legs in the final against Újpest FC. It was the second consecutive time that a Hungarian side finished runners-up in the competition, and the first time Newcastle United had competed in a European competition. It is also Newcastle United's most recent trophy.

First round

First leg




Bologna Italy4-1Switzerland FC Basel
Turra Goal 12
Cresci Goal 50
Pace Goal 53
Savoldi Goal 83
Konrad Goal 48


Napoli Italy3-1Switzerland Grasshopper
Altafini Goal 6
Salvi Goal 12 Goal 33
Rüegg Goal 78

Botev Plovdiv Bulgaria3-1Spain Real Zaragoza
Nenov Goal 32
Dermendzhiev Goal 65
Popov Goal 78
Tejedor Goal 88

Second leg

Attendance: 12,000

Dundalk won 3-2 on aggregate.


Juventus won 4-0 on aggregate.


Fiorentina won 3-2 on aggregate.


FC Basel Switzerland1-2Italy Bologna
Hauser Goal 42 Pace Goal 46
Savoldi Goal 63

Bologna won 6-2 on aggregate.


Hamburger SV won 7-3 on aggregate.


Napoli won 3-2 on aggregate.


Real Zaragoza Spain2-0Bulgaria Botev Plovdiv
Bustillo Goal 2476

Real Zaragoza 3-3 Botev Plovdiv on aggregate. Real Zaragoza won on away goals rule.

Second round

First leg

Rangers Scotland6-1Republic of Ireland Dundalk
Henderson Goal 13 Goal 26
Greig Goal 50
Ferguson Goal 55 Goal 90
Brennan Goal 88 og
Report Murray Goal 43
Attendance: 30,000




Second leg

Attendance: 8,000

Rangers won 9-1 on aggregate.


Eintracht Frankfurt won 1-0 on aggregate.


Fiorentina 4-4 Hansa Rostock on aggregate. Fiorentina won on away goals rule.


OFK Beograd won 2-1 on aggregate.


Napoli 2-2 Leeds United on aggregate. Leeds United won on a coin toss.

Third round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
DWS Netherlands 1-4 Scotland Rangers 0-2 1-2
Athletic Bilbao Spain 2-1 West Germany Eintracht Frankfurt 1-0 1-1
Real Zaragoza Spain 4 - 4(a) England Newcastle United 3-2 1-2
Vitória de Setúbal Portugal 4-2 Italy Fiorentina 3-0 1-2
OFK Beograd Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 3 - 3(a) Turkey Göztepe A.?. 3-1 0-2
Hamburger SV West Germany 2(a) - 2 Scotland Hibernian 1-0 1-2
Leeds United England 7-2 West Germany Hannover 96 5-1 2-1
Legia Warszawa Poland 2-3 Hungary Újpest FC 0-1 2-2

First leg

Second leg

Vitória de Setúbal won 4-2 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rangers FC Scotland 4-3 Spain Athletic Bilbao 4-1 0-2
Newcastle United England 6-4 Portugal Vitória de Setúbal 5-1 1-3
Göztepe A.?. Turkey w/o West Germany Hamburger SV(withdrew) - -
Leeds United England 0-3 Hungary Újpest FC 0-1 0-2

Semi-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rangers FC Scotland 0-2 England Newcastle United 0-0 0-2
Göztepe A.?. Turkey 1-8 Hungary Újpest FC 1-4 0-4

First leg


Göztepe A.?. Turkey1-4Hungary Újpest FC
Ça?layan Goal 16 (pen.) Bene Goal 12 Goal 32
Dunai II Goal 62 Goal 82

Second leg

Newcastle United won 2-0 on aggregate.


Újpest FC Hungary4-0Turkey Göztepe A.?.
Bene Goal 24 Goal 55 Goal 78
Nagy Goal 56

Újpest FC won 8-1 on aggregate.

Final

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Newcastle United England 6-2 Hungary Újpest FC 3-0 3-2

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