Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup

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Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup
FIFA Youth Cup.svg
1991 (FIFA)
RegionInternational (FIFA)
Number of teams10
Current champions Flag of Croatia.svg GNK Dinamo Zagreb (1st title)
Most successful club(s) Flag of England.svg Manchester United (18 titles)
Website Official website

Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup is an international association football competition.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.



Founded by FC Blue Stars, Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup is an international youth club football tournament. The Zurich based club were one of the first to have a separate youth section. This youth section expanded to include a tournament involving the best youth teams in the world. Recognising its importance to youth football, FIFA took over the tournament in 1991. [1]

FC Blue Stars Zürich association football club

Football Club Blue Stars Zürich are a football team from Zürich, Switzerland that currently play in the 2. Liga.

FIFA International governing body of association football

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association is an organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal, beach soccer, and eFootball. FIFA is responsible for the organization of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup which commenced in 1930 and the Women's World Cup which commenced in 1991.

Performances by club

Source: [2]

GNK Dinamo Zagreb Croatian association football club

Građanski nogometni klub Dinamo Zagreb, commonly referred to as GNK Dinamo Zagreb or simply Dinamo Zagreb, is a professional Croatian football club based in Zagreb. The club was founded in 1945. They play their home matches at Stadion Maksimir. They are the most successful club in Croatian football, having won 19 Croatian Football League titles, 15 Croatian Football Cups and five Croatian Football Super Cups. The club has spent its entire existence in top flight, having been members of the Yugoslav First League from 1946 to 1991, and then the Croatian First League since its foundation in 1992.

Olympique Lyonnais French association football club based in Lyon

Olympique Lyonnais, commonly referred to as simply Lyon or OL, is a French football club based in Lyon. It plays in France's highest football division, Ligue 1. The club was formed as Lyon Olympique Universitaire in 1899, according to many supporters and sport historians, but was nationally established as a club in 1950. The club's most successful period has been the 21st century. The club won its first Ligue 1 championship in 2002, starting a national record-setting streak of seven successive titles. Lyon has also won a record seven Trophée des Champions, five Coupe de France titles and three Ligue 2 titles.

Grasshopper Club Zürich professional sport club in Zürich, Switzerland

Grasshopper Club Zürich, commonly referred to as simply GC, GCZ, or Grasshoppers, is a multisports club based in Zürich, Switzerland. The oldest and best known department of the club is its football team. With 27 titles, Grasshopper holds the records for winning the most national championship titles and for the most successes in the Swiss Cup tournament, 19 victories in the competition. The club is the oldest football team in Zürich and maintains a substantial rivalry with FC Zürich.

Year1st place2nd place3rd place4th place
1998Grasshopper Club ZürichS.C. InternacionalAtlético MadridPSV Eindhoven
1997FC BaselBenfica LissabonReal MadridFC Sion
1996 S.L. Benfica Grasshopper Club ZürichFC BarcelonaBorussia Dortmund
1995FC BarcelonaPSV EindhovenManchester UnitedSSC Napoli
1994FC BarcelonaManchester UnitedPSV EindhovenGrasshopper Club Zürich
1993FC BarcelonaPSV EindhovenManchester UnitedBorussia Dortmund
1992Spartak MoscowManchester UnitedPSV EindhovenGrasshopper Club Zürich
1991Spartak MoscowManchester UnitedJuventus TurinFC Bayern München
1990Real MadridPartizan BelgradFC Bayern München1. FC Köln
1989Nottigham ForestAC VareseVitesse ArnhemFC Zürich
1988FK SarajevoPisa Sporting ClubManchester UnitedFC Barcelona
1987Grasshopper Club ZürichUdineseSparta RotterdamBorussia Dortmund
1986Celtic GlasgowAston VillaGrasshopper Club ZürichBSC Young Boys
1985CremoneseRoda J. C. KerkradeGrasshopper Club ZürichChelsea F.C.
1984Chelsea F.C.SV WaldhofGrasshopper Club ZürichFC St.Gallen
1983Inter MailandVfB StuttgartFC ZürichGrasshopper Club Zürich
1982Manchester UnitedHapöl Ramat GanGrasshopper Club ZürichBSC Young Boys
1981Manchester UnitedSlovan BratislavaVfL BochumFC Luzern
1980AS RomaVfB StuttgartTottenham HotspurAtalanta Bergamo
1979Manchester UnitedRoda J. C. KerkradeNottighamForestInter Mailand
1978Manchester UnitedLeeds UnitedEintracht FrankfurtAC Milan
1977AC MilanFribourgFC WinterthurKickers Offenbach
1976Manchester UnitedMiddlesbroughFC Bayern MünchenGrasshopper Club Zürich
1975Manchester UnitedTottenham HotspurAtalanta BergamoFC Augsburg
1974Atalanta BergamoManchester UnitedBorussia DortmundFC Winterthur
1973Borussia DortmundManchester UnitedAC MantovaAC Varese
1972Lausanne SportsFC GrenchenAC MantovaBruehl St.Gallen
1971Grasshopper Club ZürichManchester UnitedStoke CityFC Grenchen
1970BSC Young BoysAtalanta BergamoManchester UnitedFC Grenchen
1969Manchester UnitedEtoile CarougeFC Bayern MünchenSpartak Trnava
1968Manchester UnitedWest Ham UnitedTSV 1860 MünchenInter Mailand
1967TSV 1860 MünchenFC Blue StarsAC VeneziaFC Basel
1966Manchester UnitedWest Ham UnitedFC WinterthurHamburger SV
1965Manchester UnitedAC BolognaJuventus TurinTSV 1860 München
1964Arsenal F.C.Manchester UnitedBSC Young BoysAC Fiorentina
1963Arsenal F.C.AC MantovaFC LuzernFC Bayern München
1962Manchester UnitedJuventus TurinGrasshopper Club ZürichFC Zürich
1961Manchester UnitedFC ZürichJuventus TurinTottenham Hotspur
1960Manchester UnitedFC GrenchenReadingGenova
1959Manchester UnitedVeronaWest Ham UnitedFC Blue Stars
1958AC MilanFedit RomaBC AugsburgKonstanz
1957Manchester UnitedBC AugsburgGrasshopper Club ZürichRed Star Zürich
1956Grasshopper Club ZürichBC AugsburgGenovaFC Baden
1955GenovaManchester UnitedEendracht AalstKonstanz
1954Manchester UnitedRed Star ZürichMTV MünchenFC Lugano
1953FC Young FellowsFC ZürichBC AugsburgFC Blue Stars
1952Birmingham CityComoFC Servette GenfFC Blue Stars
1951AS StrasbourgFC BaselWolverhampton W.FC Bern
1950Wiener SportclubRacing BruxellesDerendingenFC Zürich
1949FC ZürichRacing BruxellesAS StrasbourgFC Winterthur
1948Austria WienFC AarauFC LuganoKleinhüningen
1947Austria WienUrania GenfFC ZürichAC Bellinzona
1946FC ZürichGrasshopper Club ZürichNordstern BaselBruehl St.Gallen
1945FC ÖrlikonAC BellinzonaFC ZürichFC Lugano
1944FC Servette GenfFC AarauGrasshopper Club ZürichAC Bellinzona
1943FC AarauFC SchlierenFC St.GallenFC Örlikon
1942FC Young FellowsFC AarauGrasshopper Club ZürichFC Solothurn
1941FC Young FellowsFC LuganoFC St.GallenFC Winterthur
1940FC WinterthurGrasshopper Club ZürichFC TössFC Blue Stars
1939Grasshopper Club ZürichSchönenwerdKickers LuzernFC Blue Stars

Performance by club

CountryClubTitlesYears Won
Flag of England.svg Manchester United 1954, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 2004, 200518
Flag of Switzerland.svg Grasshopper 1939, 1956, 1971, 1987, 1998, 2006, 20167
Flag of Switzerland.svg FC Zürich 1946, 1949, 2008, 2012, 20135
Flag of Switzerland.svg FC Young Fellows 1941, 1942, 19533
Flag of Spain.svg Barcelona 1993, 1994, 19953
Flag of Austria.svg Austria Vienna 1947, 19482
Flag of England.svg Arsenal 1963, 19642
Flag of Italy.svg Milan 1958, 19772
Flag of Russia.svg Spartak Moscow 1991, 19922
Flag of Brazil.svg São Paulo 1999, 20002
Flag of Italy.svg Roma 1980, 20032
Flag of Switzerland.svg FC Basel 1997, 20092
Flag of Argentina.svg Boca Juniors 2002, 20102
Flag of Switzerland.svg FC Winterthur 19401
Flag of Switzerland.svg FC Aarau 19431
Flag of Switzerland.svg FC Servette 19441
Flag of Switzerland.svg FC Örlikon 19451
Flag of Austria.svg Wiener Sportclub 19501
Flag of Germany.svg Strasbourg 19511
Flag of England.svg Birmingham City 19521
Flag of Italy.svg Genoa 19551
Flag of Germany.svg 1860 Munich 19671
Flag of Switzerland.svg Young Boys 19701
Flag of Switzerland.svg Lausanne Sports 19721
Flag of Germany.svg Borussia Dortmund 19731
Flag of Italy.svg Atalanta 19741
Flag of Italy.svg Inter Milan 19831
Flag of England.svg Chelsea 19841
Flag of Italy.svg Cremonese 19851
Flag of Scotland.svg Celtic 19861
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg FK Sarajevo 19881
Flag of England.svg Nottingham Forest 19891
Flag of Spain.svg Real Madrid 19901
Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 19961
Flag of Brazil.svg Grêmio 20011
Flag of Serbia.svg FK Partizan 20071
Flag of Portugal.svg Porto 20111
Flag of Brazil.svg Atlético Paranaense 20141
Flag of Switzerland.svg FC Luzern 20151
Flag of France.svg Olympique Lyonnais 20171
Flag of Croatia.svg GNK Dinamo Zagreb 20181

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  2. Previous Tournaments. FIFA. Retrieved 7 May 2016.