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Villa Draw Hamburg & Ajax In Uefa Cup

Villa Draw Hamburg & Ajax In Uefa Cup

GROUP F: Hamburg, Ajax, Slavia Prague, ASTON VILLA, MSK Zilina

Aston Villa have been drawn in Group F and will face Dutch giants Ajax and Hamburg managed by former Spurs boss Martin Jol, along with Slavia Prague and MSK Zilina.

Group A
Schalke
Paris Saint Germain
Manchester City
Racing Santander
FC Twente

Group B
Benfica
Olympiakos
Galatasaray
Hertha Berlin
Metalist Kharkiv

Group C
Sevilla
Stuttgart
Sampdoria
Partizan Belgrade
Standard Liege

Group D
Tottenham
Spartak Moscow
Udinese
Dinamo Zagreb
NEC Nijmegen

Group E
AC Milan
Heerenveen
Braga
Portsmouth
Wolfsburg

Group F
Hamburg
Ajax
Slavia Prague
Aston Villa
MSK Zilina

Group G
Valencia
Club Brugge
Rosenborg
FC Copenhagen
Saint-Etienne

Group H
CSKA Moscow
Deportivo La Coruna
Feyenoord
Nancy
Lech Poznan

Each team will play two home and two away games. The top 3 teams of reach group qualify and meet the 8 drop outs from the Champions League making the knock out stage between 32 clubs. Dates for the games: 23 October* 6 November 27 November 3/4 December and 17/18 December.

*So the Wigan away game will be sure to be moved to the Sunday (26/10)



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday October 7 2008
Time: 12:05PM

Comments

0
Come on - all over prague or ajaz although i think its prague and hamburg we will be playing away.
leelindsay
07/10/2008 12:17:00
0
Anyone know when the fixtures will be put up? Desperate for a european away game and this could be my best chance considering prices for travel. Hopefully Ajax away, kill 2 birds and get stoned.
PTP
07/10/2008 12:21:00
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Ajax away woul be a dream come true.....I'd be there without a doubt im well due a drip to Dam!
son_of_cher
07/10/2008 12:25:00
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I think we only play Ajax at home. We will also play MSK at home and Hamburg & Prauge away.
HolteEnder43
07/10/2008 12:27:00
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I'm going there on the 24th anyway to see Ritchie Hawtin, imagin my luck if we get Ajax a day before. That would be amazing.
PTP
07/10/2008 12:27:00
0
Martin Jol is in charge of Hamburg, so we will play them away and get a 4-4 draw.
VillaYamYam
07/10/2008 12:43:00
0
Hamburg away would be great
notthedougellisstand
07/10/2008 12:47:00
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How do you know it will be Hamburg & Prague away? I really would love it if the Ajax tie was away. I work in Amsterdam Monday to Friday and I was praying for this draw! The Ajax Arena is only 15 mins walk from my hotel too! Happy days!
Curteece
07/10/2008 12:48:00
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MSK_Zilina.........nice kit ! Hamburg- top of the bundesliga & undefeated at home. Slavia Prague - top of the league. Ajax - we all know about them , but they are not the force they used to be. 8th in the dutch league at present.
HolteEnder43
07/10/2008 12:58:00
0
Teams From Pot 4 (ie VILLA). Game 1 home vs pot 2 ( Ajax) , Game 2 away v pot 3 (Slavia), Game 3 home vs pot 5 (MSK) and game 4 away vs pot 1 (hamburg).
HolteEnder43
07/10/2008 13:04:00
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