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UEFA Cup Draw

UEFA Cup Draw

Aston Villa will play FH Hafnarfjardar of Iceland in the second qualifying round of the UEFA Cup.

The first leg is to be played at Villa Park on Thursday 14th August, with the away leg being played on Thursday 28th August.

Aston Villa had beaten Odense BK (agg 3-2) in the Intertoto Cup to secure a place in the draw.

Martin O'Neill told the official site:

"We're excited just to be in the draw first of all. We had two tough games against Odense and now we're determined to do as well as possible.

"The fans showed last weekend they have an appetite for European football and I'm sure they'll back us against FH Hafnarfjardar."



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

Writer:Dan Jones
Date:Friday August 1 2008
Time: 1:10PM

Comments

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Who?
young_jonah
01/08/2008 13:12:00
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I would second young_jonah's reaction - WHO? Never heard of such a team.
chelseaforever
01/08/2008 13:16:00
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Just checked the official site, says they are top of the Icelandic league.
young_jonah
01/08/2008 13:18:00
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Lets hope the ganme is over at after the 1st leg at home.
Tez86
01/08/2008 13:23:00
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Like I said, it sounds like Steve Martins character in 'The Man With Two Brains'
DeanoVilla
01/08/2008 13:24:00
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That's not even a word .... I don't believe this is really a team!! Lol
Rocky7
01/08/2008 13:29:00
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According to multiple media sources it's "a kind draw" for the Villa. Let's hope they're right; we don't want another tester a la Odense!
Athens Villa
01/08/2008 13:31:00
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last time we drew a icelandic team we won the european cup.....
sdcman
01/08/2008 13:45:00
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Same again then..
Eircol
01/08/2008 14:04:00
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Would love to go to Iceland, cool country. This draw will do, could have been a lot worse.
The Fear
01/08/2008 14:05:00
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