Potsdam lead 2010/11 lineup

Holders 1. FFC Potsdam will have 50 challengers in the 2010/11 edition after the lineup for next season, including the 28 teams in the qualifying round draw on 23 June, were confirmed.

The entry list for the second UEFA Women's Champions League season has been confirmed with holders 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam among 51 hopefuls from 43 associations.

Potsdam defeated Olympique Lyonnais in last month's first final since the new competition replaced the UEFA Women's Cup and both are among the 23 national champions given byes to the 32-team knockout phase this time around. Meanwhile, 28 other sides, including the league runners-up from the eight highest-ranked nations – Germany, Sweden, France, Russia, England, Denmark, Italy and Iceland – begin in the qualifying round, played as seven single-venue mini-tournaments from 5 to 10 August.

Those sides, including former UEFA Women's Cup winners and 2009/10 semi-finalists Umeå IK and FCR 2001 Duisburg, will discover their opposition when the draw is made on 23 June. The seven clubs that will host mini-tournaments have been confirmed; they will be kept apart in the draw but will retain their seedings.

The group winners and two best runners-up will join the teams given byes to the knockout phase in the draw for the rounds of 32 and 16 on 19 August. The last 32 will be played on 22/23 September and 13/14 October with the round of 16 on 3/4 and 10/11 November. The draw for the remainder of the competition is made on 19 November with the quarter-finals on 16/17 and 23/24 March and the semi-finals on 9/10 and 16/17 April. The final will be held in London on Thursday 26 May, two days before the men's UEFA Champions League decider at Wembley.

2010/11 UEFA Women's Champions League entry and ranking list
Full UEFA women's club rankings
Bye to Round of 32 (23 teams)
Rank Country Club Coefficient
1 Titleholders (GER)
1. FFC Turbine Potsdam
79.333
2 FRA Olympique Lyonnais
80.500
3 ENG Arsenal LFC
75.500
4 RUS Zvezda-2005
54.250
5 SWE Linköpings FC 43.750
6
ISL Valur Reykjavík
35.500
7
ITA ASD Torres Calcio
30.750
8 AUT SV Neulengbach 30.750
9 CZE AC Sparta Praha
30.750
10 NOR Røa IL 25.750
11 DEN Fortuna Hjørring 23.750
12
NED AZ Alkmaar
16.750
13
SUI FC Zürich Frauen 12.500
14 POL RTP Unia Racibórz 11.750
15 ESP Rayo Vallecano de Madrid 11.500
16 GRE PAOK FC
11.250
17 SRB ZFK Mašinac
9.500
18
UKR Legend Chernigov
9.500
19
BEL K. Sint-Truidense VV
9.000
20 KAZ CSHVSM 8.500
21 BLR FK Zorka-BDU
7.000
22 HUN MTK Hungária FC 6.000
23 FIN Åland United
5.500
Qualifying round: 5-10 August (28 teams) – host club in bold
*League runners-up
Seed Country Club Coefficient
1
SWE* Umeå IK
94.750
1
GER*
FCR 2001 Duisburg
73.333
1
DEN*
Brøndby IF 53.750
1
RUS* FC Rossiyanka
48.250
1
ITA* ASD CF Bardolino Verona
40.250
1
ENG*
Everton
33.500
1
FRA* FCF Juvisy Essonne
33.500
2
ISL* Breidablik 22.500
2
BIH
WFC SFK 2000 Sarajevo
13.500
2
POR SU 1° Dezembro 11.000
2
BUL FC NSA Sofia
8.750
2
SCO Glasgow City FC 6.500
2
LTU
Gintra Universitetas 6.000
2
SVN
ŽNK Krka
4.750
3
ROU
AS FCM Târgu Mureş
4.000
3
FRO Klaksvíkar Ítrottarfelag
3.000
3
CRO NK Osijek
3.000
3
ISR ASA Tel-Aviv
3.000
3
MDA FC Roma Calfa
2.250
3
SVK ŠK Slovan Bratislava
2.250
3
WAL Swansea City Ladies AFC
2.250
4
IRL St Francis FC
1.500
4
CYP Apollon Limassol LFC
1.250
4
EST
FC Levadia Tallinn
0.750
4
NIR Crusaders Newtownabbey Strikers WFC
0.750
4
MKD ZFK Borec
0.750
4
TUR
Gazi Üniversitesi SK
0.500
4
GEO FC Baia Zugdidi
0.000

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