UEFA Europa League
UEFA Europa League is an annual football tournament which is arranged by UEFA. This tournament is the second most important tournament for European clubs. Previously this league was known as UEFA cup. From 2009-10 seasons this league is known as UEFA league. Most success teams of this event are Juventus (Italy), Liverpool (England) and Internzationali (Italy). They have won this tournament for three times. This tournament is second most prestigious tournament in Europe. For example ranking 5-6 teams of Spanish league are qualified for this tournament. Eliminated teams from Champions League group stages and third round qualifier are also play this tournament.
In the 1971-72 seasons this tournament was first played. Traditionally this competition was open for domestic league runners-up. From 1999 the winners of domestic league tournament have also entered to this tournament. There is a little change in the UEFA Europa League format from 2009-10 seasons. 16 more teams are qualified for this tournament since 2009. There are 12 groups in this tournament. And every group contains 4 teams. Top two teams from each group get promotion to the next round. Round robin is the system of group matches in this tournament. UEFA Europa League is one of the most popular football tournaments in the world of club football. A lot of popular football clubs participate in Europa League.