1995–96 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup

The European Cup Winners 'Cup in 1995/96 was the 36th playout of the competition of European Football Cup Winners' Cup. 48 club teams from 47 countries took part, including defending champion Real Zaragoza, 38 domestic cup winners and 9 losing cup finalists (FC Dinamo Batumi, AEK Athens, Parma, FK Obilić, FK Zalgiris Vilnius, Sileks Kratovo, GKS Katowice, Váci FC and DAG Liepāja ). For the first time teams representing the newly independent ex- Soviet states of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, and from the former Yugoslav republics of Macedonia and Serbia and Montenegro at the start. Croatia posted in this season no team.

From Germany were DFB-Pokal winners Borussia Mönchengladbach, from Austria ÖFB Cup Winner SK Rapid Wien, Switzerland Cup winners FC Sion and from Liechtenstein Cup winners FC Vaduz at the start.

The final of the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels, Paris Saint-Germain won 1-0 against Rapid Vienna and for the first time a team from France this competition.

Scorer of the Czech Petr Samec SK Hradec Králové with nine gates.


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.

Preliminary round

The first legs took place on 9-10. August, the return matches on 22-24. August 1995 instead.

First round

The first legs took place on September 14, the return legs on 28 September 1995 instead.

2nd round

The first legs took place on November 2, 1995 October 19, the return games.


The first legs took place on 21 March 1996 on March 3, the return games.


The first legs were held on April 4, the return legs on April 18th place in 1996.