European Nations Cup 1960
May 1, 2008
By John Brewin
Winners: Soviet Union
Europe's version of the other continental championships (the Copa America dated as far back as 1910) received a limited response in its first version. Neither West Germany, England nor Italy chose to enter the European Nations Cup, as it was so called, and just 17 countries in all entered.
The tournament began as a knock-out played over two legs meaning that a qualifying round had to be played between Czechoslovakia and the ...