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Europa League 2009-10: Third Qualifying Round Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

One of last season’s semi-finalists, Hamburger SV, enter this year’s competition in the third qualifying round against Randers FC of Denmark. Hamburg have added one of the most exciting young talents in Europe to their squad and will look to … Continue reading

Europa League 2009-10: Second Qualifying Round, First Leg Results

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

A massive number of clubs are involved in the Second Qualifying Round (80 in total). The winners of the 23 First Qualifying Round ties were joined in this round by a further 57 clubs that includes the domestic cup winners … Continue reading

Europa League 2009-10: First Qualifying Round, First Leg Results

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

A lot of lesser-known teams are involved at this stage but the big upset of the day was SPL side Motherwell losing at home to Welsh opponents Llanelli. 42-year-old player-manager Andy Legg, who played for both Swansea City FC and … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Changed to Europa League

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

As we reported on a number of weeks ago, the UEFA Executive Committee has finalized the change in name of the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League starting in the 2009-10 season. Along with the new name come major … Continue reading