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Villa's Uefa Cup Games Switched

Villa's Uefa Cup Games Switched

For some reason UEFA have agreed to the request to switch the home and away legs for the UEFA Cup game between Villa and FH Hafnarfjardar.

Villa were drawn to play at home first and that really should have been that, otherwise what is the point of a random draw?

The first leg is now away on August 14 and will be played at Laugardalsvöllur Stadium in Reykjavík.

The second leg is on August 28.



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday August 4 2008
Time: 9:58AM

Comments

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Well, thats positive, as we won't have to deal with fatigue from travelling at the City game.
azreal13
04/08/2008 10:04:00
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Hang on, I've got that backwards haven't I? Hmm, not sure I see the point now.
azreal13
04/08/2008 10:04:00
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Is this an example of MOn throwing his weight around. Grrrrrr! Beat that Rafa.
Mister Mick
04/08/2008 10:21:00
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I dont understand whay this is a benefit to us or whay it was changed?!
Tez86
04/08/2008 10:41:00
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There must be some underlying reason to all this but i just don't see it!
bellywipes
04/08/2008 11:10:00
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will ask in the Generals thread, there will be a good reason, just no one has mentioned what it is!!
The Fear
04/08/2008 11:17:00
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MON likes the away leg to be played first, I read that somewhere
Jongekki
04/08/2008 11:32:00
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Maybe MON didn't want to travel to Iceland 3 days before the huge home game with liverpool
avfchris
04/08/2008 11:48:00
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Apparently they are trying to maximise revenue from their home game and are concerned that if we stuff them at VP it will significantly reduce the crowd at the game in Iceland. Unlike the PL where most of a clubs income is sourced from media and not actually from attendances, In Iceland a majority of income is from mtchday revenue.
voiceoftheholte
04/08/2008 14:12:00
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Brings back very pleasant memories of the tie against Valur of Iceland back in '82. a 6-0 win over the two legs, on the road that very, very memorable, never to be forgotten, sooper-dooper night in Rotterdam. A lucky omen I suggest.
glensider
04/08/2008 20:18:00
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