1984–85 European Cup Winners' Cup

The European Cup Winners 'Cup in 1984/85 was the 25th playout of the competition of European Football Cup Winners' Cup. 32 club teams participated, including 19 domestic cup winners and 13 losing Cup Finalists ( Celtic FC, AFC Wrexham, Fortuna Sittard, U.S. Luxembourg, FC Barcelona, ​​Steaua Bucharest, AE Larisa, AFD Trakia Plovdiv, Beşiktaş Istanbul, Wisła Kraków, International Bratislava, Boldklubben 1903 and ÍB Vestmannaeyja ). Albania had again no team at the start. Defending champions Juventus had qualified Italian champion for the European Champions Cup in 1984/85.

From Germany were DFB Cup winners FC Bayern München from the GDR fdgb Cup winner Dynamo Dresden, from Austria ÖFB Cup Winner SK Rapid Wien and from Switzerland Servette Geneva Winners' Cup at the start.

The finale in the Feyenoord Stadium in Rotterdam won the Everton Liverpool 3-1 against Rapid Vienna.

Scorers were the " Soviet " Walerie Gassajew Dynamo Moscow, the Scotsman Andy Gray of the title holders FC Everton and the Czechoslovak Antonín Panenka finalists from Rapid Wien, each with 5 goals.


The participants played as usual in pure Cup mode with return games the winner. Was there after two games Torgleichstand, the number of away goals scored decided ( away goals ). Was also equal in number to an extension took place in the return game in which was also the away goals rule. Ruled by the end of the extension is still a tie, a penalty shoot-out was performed. The final was decided on one game at a neutral venue. If the score is level after extra time the winner would also have been determined in a penalty shootout.

First round

The first legs took place on 18-19. September and the return legs on 3/4 October ( Hamrun against Ballymena on 26 September) 1984.

2nd round

The first legs took place on November 7, 1984 October 24, the return games.


The first legs took place on March 6, instead of the return matches anm March 20, 1985.


The first legs took place on April 10, instead of the return matches anm April 24, 1985.