The Anglo-Italian Copa, the international trophy that lasted almost 30 years

The Anglo-Italian Copa, the international trophy that lasted almost 30 years
Roma won the Anglo-Italian Cup in 1972. PHOTO:

The Anglo-Italian Copa It is a trophy of those that the great public that fans of football do not know and that although it was being disputed 26 years, few people not to say almost nobody knows. A tournament that faced between 1970 Y 1996 to various English and Italian teams, professionals first, then semi-professionals and that in its last editions again faced professional teams.

The Rome, the set with the greatest history and level that has won it

Roma despite being one of the oldest teams in history, does not have official international titles despite winning the Fairs Cup and this cup, both lacking official status before UEFA. The Romans are the club with the greatest substance to have conquered this almost unknown Anglo-Italian Cup. It was in the edition of 1972 when he beat English Blackpool. Another team with a certain name that also added it to their achievements was the Newcastle who got it in 1973 by beating Fiorentina.

Between 1976 Y 1992 He was semi-professional and had different names

Between 1970 Y 1976 and between 1992 Y 1996 the tournament was called Anglo-Italian Copa and professional teams of different categories from England and Italy participated in it. However between 1976 Y 1992, hosted matches between semi-professional teams and had different names such as Anglo-Italian Semi-Professional Cup, Alitalia Challenge Cup, Talbot Challenge Cup and In memory of Gigi Peronace.

Winners of the Anglo-Italian Cup

Year Winner Finalist
Anglo-Italian tournament
1970 Swindon Town FC SSC Napoles
1971 Blackpool Bologne
1972 A.S. Roma Blackpool
1973 Newcastle United Fiorentina
Anglo-Italian semiprofesional cup
1976 AC Monza Wimbledon
1977 Lecco Bath City
Alitalia Challenge Cup
1978 Udinese Bath City
1979 Sutton United Chieti
1980 Triestina Sutton United
Talbot Challenge Cup
1981 Modena Football Club Poole Town
In memory of Gigi Peronace
1982 Modena Football Club Sutton United
1983 Cosenza Padova
1984 Weather in Francavilla Teramo
1985 Pontedera Livorno
1986 Piacenza Football Pontedera
Anglo-Italian Copa
1992-1993 Cremonese Derby County
1993-1994 Brescia Notts County
1994-1995 Notts County Ascoli
1995-1996 Genoa Port Vale
Alberto Llopis

Alberto Llopis

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