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Göteborg begin with Derry date

Former UEFA Cup winners IFK Göteborg will kick off their 2006/07 campaign against Derry City FC following Friday's draw for the first qualifying round.

Former UEFA Cup winners IFK Göteborg will start their 2006/07 campaign against Derry City FC after today's draw for the first qualifying round in Nyon, Switzerland.

Past glory
The Swedish side, who lifted the trophy in 1986/87 following a 2-1 aggregate victory against Dundee United FC, are among 70 clubs involved in the ties to be played over two legs on 13 and 27 July. The winners will progress to the second qualifying round where they will be joined by a further 29 teams, including the eleven UEFA Intertoto Cup winners. This draw will be made in Nyon on 28 July.

Big names
The 32 survivors of the second qualifying round on 10 and 24 August will advance to the first round proper, to be staged over two legs on 14 and 28 September, where 48 other clubs will lie in wait, featuring holders Sevilla FC and the 16 sides eliminated in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League. The first-round winners will participate in the UEFA Cup group stage.

2006/07 UEFA Cup
First qualifying round draw
First leg:
13 July
Second leg: 27 July
KF Tirana (ALB) vNK Varteks (CRO)
KS Dinamo Tirana (ALB)vPFC CSKA Sofia (BUL)
FC Koper (SLO)vPFC Litex Lovech (BUL)
FK Sarajevo (BIH)vFC Rànger's (AND)
NK Domžale (SLO)vNK Orašje (BIH)
Hibernians FC (MLT)vFC Dinamo 1948 Bucuresti (ROU)
APOEL FC (CYP)vS.S. Murata (SMR)
HNK Rijeka (CRO)vAC Omonia (CYP)
PFC Lokomotiv Sofia (BUL)vFK Makedonija Skopje (MKD)
FK Vardar (MKD)vKSV Roeselare (BEL)
AFC Rapid Bucuresti (ROU)vSliema Wanderers FC (MLT)
Újpesti TE (HUN)vFC Vaduz (LIE)
CSF Zimbru Chisinau (MDA)vFK Karabakh (AZE)
FC MIKA (ARM)vBSC Young Boys (SUI)
FC Fehérvár (HUN)vFC Kairat Almaty (KAZ)
Zaglebie Lubin (POL)vFC Dinamo Minsk (BLR)
FC Spartak Trnava (SVK)vFK Karvan Evlakh (AZE)
FC Ameri Tbilisi (GEO)vFC Banants (ARM)
FC BATE Borisov (BLR)vFC Nistru Otaci (MDA)
FC Basel 1893 (SUI)vFC Tobol Kostanay (KAZ)
FC WIT Georgia (GEO)vFC Artmedia (SVK)
HJK Helsinki (FIN)vDrogheda United FC (IRL)
Brøndby IF (DEN)vValur Reykjavík (ISL)
Gefle IF (SWE)vLlanelli FC (WAL)
AS Jeunesse Esch (LUX)vSkonto FC (LAT)
FC Etzella Ettelbrück (LUX)vÅtvidabergs FF (SWE)
FK Ventspils (LAT)vGÍ Gøta (FAR)
Glentoran FC (NIR)vSK Brann (NOR)
Randers FC (DEN)vÍA Akranes (ISL)
Portadown FC (NIR)vFBK Kaunas (LTU)
Rhyl FC (WAL)vFK Sūduva (LTU)
FC Levadia Tallinn (EST)vFC Haka (FIN)
Skála Ítróttarfelag (FAR)vIK Start (NOR)
SFK Lyn Oslo (NOR)vFC Flora (EST)
IFK Göteborg (SWE)vDerry City FC (IRL)

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