Academica de Coimbra FC

Wolves faced Portuguese side Academica de Coimbra in the first round of the 1971/72 UEFA Cup. Wolves won both matches comfortably despite Danny Hegan being sent-off in Portugal. Derek Dougan also notched Wolves only European hat-trick in the away leg. Academica formed in 1876 have never won the Portuguese championship, but have only won the cup once beating Benfica 4-3 in 1939.

UEFA Cup

1971/72 (1/1) Home W 3-0
(1/2) Away W 4-1
Associated with both clubs

Ruben Vinagre.