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UEFA Cup Qualifying Draw - 2008/09

UEFA Cup Qualifying Draw - 2008/09

Tuesday 1 July will see the draw for the first and second UEFA Cup qualifying rounds. Clubs, including our very own Manchester City will know whom they will face at around 2:30pm.

First qualifying round, 1st leg matches will take place on 17 July while the return 2nd leg ties will follow on 31 July.

Teams entering the first qualifying round are not exactly household names. See if you can recognise any, and if you do, please let us know from which country they originate. Some will be more obvious than others!

Selected few:

1- Hertha BSC Berlin - 2 - PFC Cherno More Varna - 3 - AC Bellinzona - 4 - Viking - 5 - Hapoel Kiryat Shmona FC - 6 - Hapoel Tel-Aviv - 7 - FK Vojvodina - 8 - FK Borac - 9 - Brøndby IF - 10 - Midtjylland - 11 - København - 12 - Nordsjælland - 13 - Salzburg - 14 - Austria Wien - 15 - Legia Warszawa - 16 - KKS Lech Poznan - 17 - Debreceni VSC - 18 - Gyori ETO - 19 - MŠK Žilina - 20 - Spartak Trnava - 21 - Slaven Koprivnica - 22 - Hajduk Split - 23 - APOEL FC - 24 - Omonia - 25 - Kalmar - 26 - Djurgårdens - 27 - Interblock - 28 - Koper - 29 - Široki Brijeg - 30 - Liepájas Metalurgs - 31 - Olimps - 32 - Cork City FC - 33 - Saint Patrick's Athletic -34 - Glentoran - 35 - Juvenes-Dogana....

Any idea's?

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Sunday June 29 2008
Time: 10:17AM


Many moons ago I used to watch 23 and 24 play in the Cypriot league...
29/06/2008 11:27:00
Are they Platini's idea of a European Super League !!!
29/06/2008 12:57:00
We're going to Azerbaijan. I can sense it.
Johnny Baguette
29/06/2008 13:00:00
1 - Obviously from Germany - 6 - Israel - 32, 33, 34 - Republic of i'm struggling!
29/06/2008 13:05:00
Check out the Uefa site, Blues. There's a breakdown of where all the teams participating in the tournament apart from the Champions League drop outs are from. A three letter code represents the country of origin. teh team really could be embarking on a nasty trip or two:
Johnny Baguette
29/06/2008 13:25:00
Hitler reaction to Ronaldo leaving Man Utd....a YouTube all time classic!!
Johnny Baguette
29/06/2008 15:14:00
I believe the second qual. round draw is actually on the 1st of August, Tudor, after this round is completed. And as I said on one of Johnny's articles, the first few rounds are seeded and the qualifying rounds are grouped into three groups geographically, so there are only fourteen teams we could actually be drawn against in the 1st qual.
29/06/2008 15:46:00
Oh and Tudor, Glentoran are Northern Ireland, not Eire :)
29/06/2008 15:48:00
The first and second qualifying rounds are drawn on Tuesday 1 July. Check for details. Apologies for the Glentoran mistake.
29/06/2008 17:02:00
I wasn't criticising, Tudor, my comment(s) were said in good humour I assure you. I just noted that one of the few teams you thought you knew, you got wrong. Apologies for the confusion. And the uefa site appears to say that the 2nd qual. draw is on the 1st of August, but I don't mind either way. One round at a time for me.
29/06/2008 23:13:00
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