UEFA Women's Champions League

Short History

     At its meeting in Paris on 23 May 2000, the UEFA Executive Committee approved the proposal to introduce a European Women's club competition. Thus the UEFA Women's Cup came into being and the first competition was held in 2001/02. On 11 December 2008, UEFA announced that the competition would be reformatted and renamed to the UEFA Women's Champions League. As in the men's game, the new tournament aims to include runners-up of the top eight ranked nations, and the final is to be played in a single match. Until 2018 the final was playing in the same city as the men's UEFA Champions League final. The 2019/20 season has undergone certain changes for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Teams Matches
UEFA Women's Cup
1. 2001/02 Frankfurt
(Germany)
14 Sep 2001 - 23 May 2002 33 teams 61 matches
2. 2002/03 Home & Away basis 25 Sep 2002 - 21 June 2003 35 teams 68 matches
3. 2003/04 Home & Away basis ? 2003 - 5 June 2004 41 teams 77 matches
4. 2004/05 Home & Away basis ? 2004 - 21 May 2005 43 teams 92 matches
5. 2005/06 Home & Away basis ? 2005 - 27 May 2006 43 teams 92 matches
6. 2006/07 Home & Away basis ? 2006 - 29 Apr 2007 43 teams 92 matches
7. 2007/08 Home & Away basis 8 Sep 2007 - 24 May 2008 45 teams 100 matches
8. 2008/09 Home & Away basis 4 Sep 2008 - 22 May 2009 43 teams 89 matches
UEFA Women's Champions League
9. 2009/10 Getafe
(Spain)
30 July 2009 - 20 May 2010 53 teams 103 matches
10. 2010/11 London
(England)
5 Aug 2010 - 26 May 2011 51 teams 103 matches
11. 2011/12 Munich
(Germany)
11 Aug 2011 - 17 May 2012 54 teams 105 matches
12. 2012/13 London
(England)
11 Aug 2012 - 23 May 2013 54 teams 109 matches
13. 2013/14 Lisbon
(Portugal)
8 Aug 2013 - 22 May 2014 54 teams 109 matches
14. 2014/15 Berlin
(Germany)
9 Aug 2014 - 14 May 2015 54 teams 109 matches
15. 2015/16 Reggio Emilia
(Italy)
11 Aug 2015 - 26 May 2016 56 teams 109 matches
16. 2016/17 Cardiff
(Wales)
23 Aug 2016 - 1 June 2017 59 teams 115 matches
17. 2017/18 Kyiv
(Ukraine)
22 Aug 2017 - 24 May 2018 61 teams 121 matches
18. 2018/19 Budapest
(Hungary)
7 Aug 2018 - 18 May 2019 60 teams 121 matches
19. 2019/20 San Sebastian
(Spain)
7 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2020 62 teams 115 matches

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up
UEFA Women's Cup
1. 2001/02 Frankfurt
(Germany)
FRANKFURT
(Germany)
Umeå
(Sweden)
2. 2002/03 Home & Away basis UMEA
(Sweden)
Fortuna Hjørring
(Denmark)
3. 2003/04 Home & Away basis UMEA
(Sweden)
Frankfurt
(Germany)
4. 2004/05 Home & Away basis TURBINE POTSDAM
(Germany)
Djurgarden
(Sweden)
5. 2005/06 Home & Away basis FRANKFURT
(Germany)
Turbine Potsdam
(Germany)
6. 2006/07 Home & Away basis ARSENAL
(England)
Umeå
(Sweden)
7. 2007/08 Home & Away basis FRANKFURT
(Germany)
Umeå
(Sweden)
8. 2008/09 Home & Away basis DUISBURG
(Germany)
Zvezda Perm
(Russia)
UEFA Women's Champions League
9. 2009/10 Getafe
(Spain)
TURBINE POTSDAM
(Germany)
Olympique Lyonnais
(France)
10. 2010/11 London
(England)
OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS
(France)
Turbine Potsdam
(Germany)
11. 2011/12 Munich
(Germany)
OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS
(France)
Frankfurt
(Germany)
12. 2012/13 London
(England)
WOLFSBURG
(Germany)
Olympique Lyonnais
(France)
13. 2013/14 Lisbon
(Portugal)
WOLFSBURG
(Germany)
Tyresö
(Sweden)
14. 2014/15 Berlin
(Germany)
FRANKFURT
(Germany)
Paris SG
(France)
15. 2015/16 Reggio Emilia
(Italy)
OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS
(France)
Wolfsburg
(Germany)
16. 2016/17 Cardiff
(Wales)
OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS
(France)
Paris SG
(France)
17. 2017/18 Kyiv
(Ukraine)
OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS
(France)
Wolfsburg
(Germany)
18. 2018/19 Budapest
(Hungary)
OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS
(France)
Barcelona
(Spain)
19. 2019/20 San Sebastian
(Spain)
OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS
(France)
Wolfsburg
(Germany)

Results

Edition Year Host Final Semi-finals
UEFA Women's Cup
1. 2001/02 Frankfurt
(Germany)
Frankfurt - Umeå 2-0 Toulouse - Frankfurt 1-2, 0-0
Umeå - HJK Helsinki 2-1, 1-0
2. 2002/03 Home & Away basis Umeå - Fortuna Hjørring 4-1
Fortuna Hjørring - Umeå 0-3
Umeå - Frankfurt 1-1, 1-1 (p 7-6)
Fortuna Hjørring - Arsenal 3-1, 5-1
3. 2003/04 Home & Away basis Umeå - Malmö 3-0
Malmö - Umeå 0-5
Brøndby - Umeå 2-3, 0-1
Malmö - Frankfurt 0-0, 1-4
4. 2004/05 Home & Away basis Djurgarden - Turbine Potsdam 0-2
Turbine Potsdam - Djurgarden 3-1
Turbine Potsdam - Trondheims-Ørn 4-0, 3-1
Djurgården - Arsenal 1-1, 1-0
5. 2005/06 Home & Away basis Frankfurt - Turbine Potsdam 4-0
Turbine Potsdam - Frankfurt 2-3
Frankfurt - Montpellier 0-1, 3-2
Turbine Potsdam - Djurgården 2-3, 5-2
6. 2006/07 Home & Away basis Umeå - Arsenal 0-1
Arsenal - Umeå 0-0
Brøndby - Arsenal 2-2, 0-3
Kolbotn - Umeå 1-5, 0-6
7. 2007/08 Home & Away basis Umeå - Frankfurt 1-1
Frankfurt - Umeå 3-2
Frankfurt - Bardolino 4-2, 3-0
Olympique Lyonnais - Umeå 1-1, 0-0
8. 2008/09 Home & Away basis Zvezda Perm - Duisburg 0-6
Duisburg - Zvezda Perm 1-1
Olympique Lyonnais - Duisburg 1-1, 1-3
Zvezda Perm - Umeå 2-0, 2-2
UEFA Women's Champions League
9. 2009/10 Getafe
(Spain)
Turbine Potsdam - Olympique Lyonnais 0-0 (p 7-6) Duisburg - Turbine Potsdam 1-0, 0-1 (p 1-3)
Olympique Lyonnais - Umeå 3-2, 0-0
10. 2010/11 London
(England)
Olympique Lyonnais - Turbine Potsdam 2-0 Olympique Lyonnais - Arsenal 2-0, 3-2
Duisburg - Turbine Potsdam 2-2, 0-1
11. 2011/12 Munich
(Germany)
Olympique Lyonnais - Turbine Potsdam 2-0 Olympique Lyonnais - Arsenal 2-0, 3-2
Duisburg - Turbine Potsdam 2-2, 0-1
12. 2012/13 London
(England)
Wolfsburg - Olympique Lyonnais 1-0 Arsenal - Wolfsburg 0-2, 1-2
Olympique Lyonnais - Juvisy 3-0, 6-1
13. 2013/14 Lisbon
(Portugal)
Wolfsburg - Tyresö 4-3 Turbine Potsdam - Wolfsburg 0-0, 2-4
Birmingham City - Tyresö 0-0, 0-3
14. 2014/15 Berlin
(Germany)
Frankfurt - Paris SG 2-1 Frankfurt - Brøndby 7-0, 6-0
Wolfsburg - Paris SG 0-2, 2-1
15. 2015/16 Reggio Emilia
(Italy)
Olympique Lyon - Wolfsburg 1-1 (p 4-3) Olympique Lyonnais - Paris SG 7-0, 1-0
Wolfsburg - Frankfurt 4-0, 0-1
16. 2016/17 Cardiff
(Wales)
Olympique Lyonnais - Paris SG 0-0 (p 7-6) Manchester City - Olympique Lyonnais 1-3, 1-0
Barcelona - Paris SG 1-3, 0-2
17. 2017/18 Kyiv
(Ukraine)
Olympique Lyonnais - Wolfsburg 4-1 (a.e.t.) Manchester City - Olympique Lyonnais 0-0, 0-1
Chelsea - Wolfsburg 1-3, 0-2
18. 2018/19 Budapest
(Hungary)
Olympique Lyonnais - Barcelona 4-1 Olympique Lyonnais - Chelsea 2-1, 1-1
Bayern Munich - Barcelona 0-1, 0-1
19. 2019/20 San Sebastian
(Spain)
Olympique Lyonnais - Wolfsburg 3-1 Olympique Lyonnais - Paris SG 1-0
Wolfsburg - Barcelona 1-0

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