Draws will herald new club competition season

As a prelude to the new UEFA club competition season, the first and second qualifying round draws of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League will be held on 21 June.

The opening draws of the 2010/11 UEFA club competition season will take place in Nyon, Switzerland, on Monday 21 June.

The pairings for the first and second qualifying rounds of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League will be made during ceremonies to be staged at UEFA's Nyon headquarters, starting from 12.00CET and 13.00 respectively.

The draw ceremonies will be conducted by UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino and Michael Heselschwerdt, head of club competitions. The final list of participating teams and the draw procedure will be communicated in due course.

Media representatives wishing to attend the draws must apply via email to accreditations@uefa.ch before midday on Friday 18 June.

A sound system will be installed in the auditorium for ENG crews. Due to interference problems, it is recommended that sound engineers do not use the following frequencies in the House of European Football: 783.875 MHz, 786.125 MHz, 782.500 MHz, 782.875 MHz, 784.625 MHz, 785.250 MHz, 792.500 MHz, 794.875 MHz.

The draw will be transmitted live on UEFA.com.