Unqualified successes: UEFA club qualifying records

With the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League play-offs now over, UEFA celebrates the giants of the preliminary rounds.

Dinamo Zagreb after making it through the 2016/17 play-offs
Dinamo Zagreb after making it through the 2016/17 play-offs ©AFP/Getty Images

Most appearances by a player in UEFA club qualifying competitions*
74: Saša Ilić (Partizan, Galatasaray, Salzburg)
58: Stefan Ishizaki (AIK, Elfsborg, Vålerenga)
58: Rashad F Sadygov (Neftçi, Kayserispor, Qarabağ)
57: Costas Charalambides (APOEL, Panathinaikos, AEK Larnaca)
57: Vitali Rodionov (BATE Borisov)

Marcos Tavares: 21 goals in UEFA club qualifiers
Marcos Tavares: 21 goals in UEFA club qualifiers©UEFA.com

Most goals by a player in UEFA club qualifying competitions*
21: Marcos Tavares (APOEL, Maribor)
17=
Mihails Miholaps (Skonto)
17= Teemu Pukki (HJK Helsinki, Schalke, Celtic, Brøndby)
16: Vīts Rimkus (Skonto, Ventspils, Ekranas)
15= Omar Er Rafik (Differdange)
15= Saša Ilić (Partizan, Galatasaray, Salzburg)

Most appearances by a club in UEFA club qualifying competitions*
103: Dinamo Zagreb (CRO)
98: Partizan (SRB)
94: APOEL (CYP)

*includes qualifying competitions for UEFA Champions League/European Cup, UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup and UEFA Cup Winners' Cup

Stats last updated 04/09/17

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