UEFA Cup regions
by Bert Kassies
Before 2009, in the qualifying rounds of the UEFA Cup and in the Intertoto Cup,
the seeding system based on club coefficients ranking was applied within each
regional group. Compliance with the regions was implemented as far as possible.
Exceptions were necessary (see below).
There were three regions:
Albania, Andorra, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece,
Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal,
Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, and Turkey.
Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Czech Republic, France,
Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Moldova,
Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Ukraine.
Belgium, Denmark, England, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland,
Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands,
Northern Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, and Wales.