The 1979–80 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won by holders Nottingham Forest in the final against Hamburg. See how Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest successfully defended the European Cup in Madrid thanks to John Robertson’s first-half strike. In the 21st minute, John Robertson squeezed a shot past Hamburg keeper Rudi Kargus for the only goal of the game, and … 1980 final highlights: Nottingham Forest 1-0 Hamburg. In the 11 seasons up to and including this one, there were only four winners of the European Cup (Ajax, Bayern Munich, Nottingham Forest and Liverpool), but there were eleven different runners-up. Official in-depth guide to every UEFA Champions League and European Cup season, including results, stats and video highlights. The winning goal was scored by John Robertson, who drilled the ball into the corner of the Hamburg net from outside the penalty area. - UEFA Champions League 1980/81 . Villa competed in a two-horse race with Ipswich Town during the final stages of the season, eventually finishing four points ahead of the Suffolk side. Canon Yaoundé from Cameroon won that final, and became for the third time CAF club champion. It determined that year's club champion of association football in Africa. Ron Saunders completed the revival of Birmingham club Aston Villa, as they won the First Division for the first time in 71 years. The 1980 African Cup of Champions Clubs was the 16th edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CAF region (Africa), the African Cup of Champions Clubs. Olympiastadion - Munich. The tournament was played by 31 teams and was used a playoff scheme with home and away matches. Defending champions Liverpool slipped to fifth place, … 1980/81 Season. 1 UCB FC and Limbe Leaf Wanderers withdrew. ... 1980/81 Season. This record would have continued into the next year as well, but Bayern lost to first-time finalists Aston Villa. The 1980 African Cup of Champions Clubs was the 16th edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CAF region (Africa), the African Cup of Champions Clubs. The final saw Nottingham Forest of England defeat Hamburg of West Germany by a score of 1–0. The top scorers from the 1980 African Cup of Champions Clubs are as follows: 1980 African Cup of Champions Clubs Final, African Cup of Champions Clubs and CAF Champions League, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1980_African_Cup_of_Champions_Clubs&oldid=901449699, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 11 June 2019, at 23:14. 1980/81, Semi-finals, 2nd leg The 1980–81 European Cup was the 26th season of the European Cup football club tournament, and was won for a third time by Liverpool, who beat six-time champions Real Madrid in the final. The 1980–81 season was the 82nd completed season of The Football League. The 1980 European Cup Final was a football match held at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, Spain on 28 May 1980, to determine the champion of the 1979–80 European Cup. It determined that year's club champion of association football in Africa.