On Tuesday, 11 June the draw will be made for the 2019/20 Europa League preliminary round where Barry Town and Cardiff Met will learn which one of these seven clubs they will face at the end of the month…
La Fiorita – San Marino
After winning the Sanmarinese League in 2017/18, La Fiorita finished as runners-up behind Tre Penne in 2018/19.
Società Polisportiva La Fiorita have played eight rounds in Europe and are yet to win a single round.
FC Progrès Niederkorn – Luxembourg
A club that’s celebrating their 100th year anniversary and finished 4th in the Luxembourg National Division this season.
They beat Rangers over two legs in 2017/18 and went further than ever in Europe last season before being knocked out by Russian side Ufa in the Europa League 3rd qualifying round.
Cliftonville – Northern Ireland
A British side with plenty of European experience – 32 European matches (won 4, drawn 6, lost 22).
Cliftonville finished 5th in the NIPL and secured their place in Europe through the play-offs.
Europa – Gibraltar
Europa finished runners-up in their league and lifted the Gibraltan Rock Cup in 2019.
The New Saints beat Europa 4-3 on aggregate in the 2017/18 Champions League first qualifying round.
NSÍ Runavík – Faroe Islands
NSÍ Runavík were runners-up in 2018 and are currently in second place halfway through their 2019 season.
They have not won any of their previous 12 rounds in Europe, losing 12-5 over two legs against Hibernian last year.
KÍ Klaksvík – Faroe Islands
After a 4th placed finish in 2018, KÍ are currently top of the Faroe Islands Premier League.
KÍ beat Maltese side Birkirkara last season to secure their first ever European win.
Prishtina – Kosovo
Prishtina were runners-up in the Kosovo Superliga last season securing a place in Europe for the third consecutive season.
They won 6-1 on aggregate against Europa last season, becoming the first team from Kosovo to win an European fixture.
On this day in 1958 Derek Tapscott moved from Arsenal to Cardiff City for £10,000.