Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup

Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup
Blue Stars-FIFA Youth Cup logo.png
Organising bodyFIFA (since 1991)
Founded1939
RegionInternational (FIFA)
Number of teams10
Current championsArgentina Boca Juniors (3rd title)
Most successful club(s)England Manchester United (18 titles)
WebsiteOfficial website

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

History[edit]

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]

Performance by club[edit]

Sources:[2][3]

Club Titles Runners-up Years won Years runner-up
England Manchester United 18 7 1954, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 2004, 2005 1955, 1964, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1991, 1994
Switzerland Grasshopper 7 6 1939, 1956, 1971, 1987, 1998, 2006, 2016 1949, 1946, 1996, 2001, 2009, 2012
Switzerland FC Zürich 5 8 1946, 1949, 2008, 2012, 2013 1953, 1961, 1999, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2015
Switzerland FC Young Fellows 3 1941, 1942, 1953
Spain Barcelona 3 1993, 1994, 1995
Argentina Boca Juniors 3 2002, 2010, 2019
Austria Austria Vienna 2 1947, 1948
England Arsenal 2 1963, 1964
Italy Milan 2 1958, 1977
Russia Spartak Moscow 2 1991, 1992
Brazil São Paulo 2 1999, 2000
Italy Roma 2 1980, 2003
Switzerland FC Basel 2 2 1997, 2009 1951, 2008
Switzerland FC Winterthur 1 1940
Switzerland FC Aarau 1 3 1943 1942, 1944, 1948
Switzerland FC Servette 1 1944
Switzerland FC Örlikon 1 1945
Austria Wiener Sportclub 1 1950
Germany Strasbourg 1 1951
England Birmingham City 1 1952
Italy Genoa 1 1955
Germany 1860 Munich 1 1967
Switzerland Young Boys 1 1970
Switzerland Lausanne Sports 1 1972
Germany Borussia Dortmund 1 1973
Italy Atalanta 1 1 1974 1970
Italy Inter Milan 1 1983
England Chelsea 1 1984
Italy Cremonese 1 1985
Scotland Celtic 1 1986
Bosnia and Herzegovina FK Sarajevo 1 1988
England Nottingham Forest 1 1989
Spain Real Madrid 1 1990
Portugal Benfica 1 3 1996 1997, 2014, 2019
Brazil Grêmio 1 1 2001 2002
Serbia FK Partizan 1 1 2007 1990
Portugal Porto 1 2011
Brazil Atlético Paranaense 1 2014
Switzerland FC Luzern 1 2015
France Olympique Lyonnais 1 2017
Croatia GNK Dinamo Zagreb 1 2018

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Youth showpiece's illustrious history". FIFA. 23 April 2010. Archived from the original on 25 July 2010. Retrieved 18 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup". FIFA. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup" (PDF). FIFA. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 7 June 2019.