Linfield first opponent in Europe

Rosenborg are heading for the Champions League again. The campaign starts in Belfast against familar faces.

Linfield Football and Athletic Club


Established: 1886
Hometown: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Home ground: Windsor Park
Honours: 49 league championships, 40 cups og 9 league cups
linfieldfc.com
The Northern-Irish champions were beaten 2-1 agg. in 1986/87, and shall be possible to defeat this time too.

Rosenborg begin away 14 July with the return leg at Lerkendal being played the following week, 21 July.

The draw for the 3rd qualifying round is set to take place already 16 July.

Full draw:

Metalurgs Liepaja (LVA) - Sparta Praha (CZE)
Aktobe (KAZ) - Olimpi Rustavi (GEO)
Levadia Tallinn (EST) - Debrecen (HUN)
Partizan Beograd (SRB) - Pyunik (ARM)
Inter Baku (AZE) - Lech Poznan (POL)
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) - Koper (SVN)
Litex Lovech (BUL) - winner Tre Fiori (SMR) / Rudar Pljevlja (MNE)
winner Santa Coloma (AND) / Birkirkara (MLT) - MSK Zilina (SVK)
Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA) - Dinamo Tirana (ALB)
Hapoel Tel-Aviv (ISR) - Zeljeznicar (BIH)
Omonia Nicosia (CYP) - Renova (MKD)
Salzburg (AUT) - HB Torshavn (FRO)
Bohemians (IRL) - The New Saints (WAL)
BATE Borisov (BLR) - FH Hafnarfjördur (ISL)
AIK (SWE) - Jeunesse Esch (LUX)
Linfield (NIR) - Rosenborg (NOR)
Ekranas (LTU) - HJK Helsinki (FIN)

[Thomas Myren, 21. June 2010, 12:38]



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