INTER-CITIES FAIRS CUP
 1955-58  Results
First Round
Group A - Barcelona (Spain) and Copenhagen XI (Denmark). Vienna XI (Austria) withdrew.
Sun Dec 25 1955Barcelona6-2Copenhagen XI
Thu Apr 26 1956Copenhagen XI1-1Barcelona
P W D L F A Pts
Barcelona 2 1 1 0 7 3 3
Copenhagen XI 2 0 1 1 3 7 1
Barcelona qualified for the Semi Finals.
Group B - Birmingham City (England), Inter Milan (Italy), Zagreb XI (Yugoslavia).
Tue May 15 1956Inter Milan0-0Birmingham City
Tue May 22 1956Zagreb XI0-1Birmingham City
Wed Jun 6 1956Zagreb XI0-1Inter Milan
Mon Dec 3 1956Birmingham City3-0Zagreb XI
Tue Mar 19 1957Inter Milan4-0Zagreb XI
Wed Apr 17 1957Birmingham City2-1Inter Milan
P W D L F A Pts
Birmingham City 4 3 1 0 6 1 7
Inter Milan 4 2 1 1 6 2 5
Zagreb XI 4 0 0 4 0 9 0
Birmingham City qualified for the Semi Finals.
Group C - Lausanne Sports (Switzerland) and Leipzig XI (East Germany). Cologne XI (West Germany) withdrew.
Tue Mar 6 1956Leipzig XI6-3Lausanne Sports
Sun Oct 21 1956Lausanne Sports7-3Leipzig XI
P W D L F A Pts
Lausanne Sports 2 1 0 1 10 9 2
Leipzig XI 2 1 0 1 9 10 2
Lausanne Sports qualified for the Semi Finals on better goal average.
Group D - Basle XI (Switzerland), Frankfurt XI (West Germany), London XI (England).
Sat Jun 4 1955Basle XI0-5London XI
Wed Oct 26 1955London XI3-2Frankfurt XI     (at Wembley)
Fri May 4 1956London XI1-0Basle XI     (at Tottenham Hotspur)
Wed Jun 20 1956Frankfurt XI5-1Basle XI
Wed Mar 27 1957Frankfurt XI1-0London XI
Wed Jun 12 1957Basle XI6-2Frankfurt XI
P W D L F A Pts
London XI 4 3 0 1 9 3 6
Frankfurt XI 4 2 0 2 10 10 4
Basle XI 4 1 0 3 7 13 2
London XI qualified for the Semi Finals.
Semi Finals
Wed Oct 23 1957Birmingham City4-3Barcelona
Wed Nov 13 1957Barcelona1-0Birmingham City
Tue Nov 26 1957Barcelona2-1Birmingham City   (in Basle)
Barcelona beat Birmingham in a play-off match after finishing 4-4 on aggregate
Mon Sep 16 1957Lausanne Sports2-1London XI
Wed Oct 23 1957London XI2-0Lausanne Sports   (at Arsenal)
London XI beat Lausanne Sports 3-2 on aggregate
Final
Wed Mar 5 1958London XI2-2Barcelona    (at Chelsea)
Thu May 1 1958Barcelona6-0London XI
Barcelona beat London XI 8-2 on aggregate
          
         

 


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