Fulham handed Europa League tie against NSI Runavik

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  1. Not606 News Team

    Jun 7, 2011
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    Fulham have been drawn against NSI Runavik, from the Faroe Islands, in the first qualifying round of the Europa League, reports the BBC.

    The Cottagers are at home in the first leg on 30 June, before heading to the Faroe Island for the return match on 7 July.

    Victory in that tie would set-up an all-UK clash against Belfast side Crusaders in the second qualifying round.

    Scotland's Dundee United face Slask Wroclaw, again in the second round. They will be in Poland on 13/14 July before the home leg at Tannadice on 21 July.

    Fulham, Europa League finalists in 2010, qualified through the Uefa Fair Play League.

    The first round qualifying draw in Nyon, Switzerland, will see an all-UK affair as Northern Ireland's Cliftonville take on TNS from Wales.

    League of Ireland Premier Division side St Patrick's Athletic meet Icelandic outfit IBV, Welsh side Neath take on Norway's Aalesund and Glentoran play FK Renova of Macedonia.

    In the second qualifying round, Bohemians will face either Siroki Brijeg or Olimpija Ljubljana, while Llanelli play the winners of Dinamo Tbilisi versus Milsami.

    Beaten FA Cup finalists Stoke join the competition in the third qualifying round, as do Hearts, while Celtic, Birmingham and Tottenham go straight in at the play-off stage.

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