MANCHESTER CITY    1970/71
      European Cup Winners Cup

Manchester City qualified for the European Cup Winners Cup as holders having won the competition in 1969/70. This took precedence over their qualification for the UEFA Cup having also won the League Cup in 1969/70. 

1st Round 
1st Leg Wed Sep 16 Linfield (Northern Ireland) Home Won 1-0
2nd Leg Wed Sep 30 Linfield Away Lost 1-2
Won on the away goals rule (aggregate 2-2)
2nd Round 
1st Leg Wed Oct 21 Honved (Hungary) Away Won 1-0
2nd Leg Wed Nov 4 Honved Home Won 2-0
Won 3-0 on aggregate
3rd Round 
1st Leg Wed Mar 10 Gornik Zabrze (Poland) Away Lost 0-2
2nd Leg Wed Mar 24 Gornik Zabrze Home Won 2-0
replay Wed Mar 31 Gornik Zabrze Neutral Won 3-1
Won 3-1 in the play-off match in Copenhagen, having drawn 2-2 on aggregate.
1st Leg Wed Apr 14 Chelsea (England) Away Lost 0-1
2nd Leg Wed Apr 28 Chelsea Home Lost 0-1
Lost 0-2 on aggregate