The 2016–17 UEFA Europa League was the 46th season of Europe's secondary club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the eighth season since it was renamed from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League . The final was played between Ajax and Manchester United at the Friends Arena in Solna, Sweden.
The 2016–17 UEFA Europa League group stage began on 15 September and ended on 9 December 2016. A total of 48 teams compete in the group stage to decide 24 of the 32 places in the knockout phase of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League.
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The 2016–17 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase and play-off round began on 28 June and ended on 25 August 2016. A total of 154 teams competed in the qualifying phase and play-off round to decide 22 of the 48 places in the group stage of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League. All times are CEST ( UTC+2 ). Contents.
The 2016–17 UEFA Europa League knockout phase began on 16 February and ended on 24 May 2017 with the final at Friends Arena in Solna, Sweden, to decide the champions of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League. A total of 32 teams competed in the knockout phase. Times up to 25 March 2017 (round of 32 and round of 16) were CET ( UTC+1 ), thereafter (quarter-finals and beyond) times were CEST ( UTC+2 ).
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Starting from the 2016–17 edition of the competition, UEFA introduced the UEFA Europa League Player of the Season award. The jury is composed of the coaches of the clubs which participate in the group stage of the competition, together with 55 journalists selected by the European Sports Media (ESM) group, one from each UEFA member association.
2016–17 Manchester United F.C. season Pre-season and friendlies. United preceded their 2016–17 campaign with a friendly against Wigan, a tour of China, a... Premier League. The Premier League season kicked off on 13 August and concluded on 21 May. United went undefeated for a... UEFA Europa League. ...
Despite finishing outside of the UEFA Europa League places in the 2015–16 Premier League, West Ham participated in the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League as a result of Manchester United winning the 2016 FA Cup Final.