Europa Conference League 2021/22; potential QR2 vs Honka Espoo

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When it comes to most prestigious European competitions right now, the ECL achieves an impressive bronze medal.

There will be 184 teams entered in this exciting competition.
Here are some more details:
UEFA Europa Conference League: all you need to know

Luckily it's looking like Dynamo Zagreb may not qualify for this competition because they're doing too well in the Croatian league, so we may avoid this arch nemesis.

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CSWY

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TICKET DETAILS - CHERNOBYL (A) - THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2021 3:15am KO

The Club are delighted to announce ticketing details for our away trip to Chernobyl in the European Super Conference League at the NEZ Arena.

We have been allocated 2,000 tickets for this match and expect to be heavily oversubscribed for what promises to be an explosive encounter for captain Harry Winks and the lads as we continue our European campaign following on from our exciting victory on penalties against Sodor.

Applications are now open to Season Ticket Holders and One Hotspur Members.

Tickets are priced at £85 with concessions available at £84. A booking fee of £5 for standard tickets and £6 for concessions also applies.

The club are also offering a subsidised luxury minibus travel option priced at £200.

We are also excited to be able to offer fans an Executive travel option hosted by legends Stuart Nethercott and Gedson Fernandes. For more details please contact the ticket office on 0870 201201 (calls charged at £2.99 per minute plus a connection fee of £11.99).

Come On You Spurs!

*Due to unforeseen circumstances fans attending the match at the Nuclear Exclusion Zone (NEZ) Arena will be required to quarantine and isolate in a secure bunker for 180 years along with the entire travelling First Team Squad and Club Staff. As such, please be aware that both travel options are one-way only. Daniel Levy will remain at the Lillywhite House to focus on the liquidation of Club assets and the transfer of funds to the London NFL franchise. Anyone reading this message will automatically have been charged £25 via your e-ticketing account. You’re welcome.
 

JimothySE23

SE23 in the streets, N17 in the sheets
I do wish people who claimed not to care about this competition stopped going on and on about how much they don't care and let the rest of us who want us to win a trophy - any trophy - get on with following it.
 

Fattynomates

Formerly Known As Fatty1mate
It’s a shit competition no doubt but one the gooners couldn’t even qualify for! If we are in it lets fucking win it! Why would we turn our noses up at any silver wear right now?
 
Reread again.

I refer Europa Conference League.

I said Europa League has CL prize, and random big teams. Yet it's still a hassle, and if one doesn't have enough depth, and required to prioritize, it's not rare to see one would drop EL in favor of bigger thing in the league: title challenge sort of thing.

With priority in mind, how sure one can be that Villareal and Roma would commit to go all the way, if they find themselves in position to prioritize bigger things in the following season? You commit your season in this competition the whole season playing Thursday-Sunday/Monday, yet there is good probability you may not see any decent team worth your time here. In contrary, in League Cup, it's still rare to avoid all bigger teams. Worst case scenario, you have an easy run for the trophy (not happening), with the games are packed in few months only.

When a trophy requires so much failing to participate, winning it may says we end our trophy drought on paper, but in reality it brings no belief since it's competition of loser. Teams with better thing to do would have a difficult time to have a chance to play in this competition.
You said the EL wasn't worth it without the CL qualification gimmick. It is, just on financials, vastly more beneficial than the League Cup which actually costs clubs of top half PL standard money to play in. It doesn't provide the riches of the CL, but it provides tens of millions in revenue for a deep run, and significantly more money than either of the domestic cups.

This idea of deprioritizing the EL is so bizarre and so completely unique to Spurs - a club that's won fuck all in 13 years and 2 minor cups in 30 years and counting.

Since the format was switched to a single final, the clubs who have played in that final include Liverpool, Woolwich, Chelsea, United, Inter, Lazio, Dortmund, Sevilla, Valencia, Atletico, Ajax, Marseilles, Porto, and Benfica.

But Spurs are too big with a trophy cabinet too full to give it a go.

:pochcmon:

The current estimates place the total payout of winning the ECL around €20M. For winning the FA Cup we'd get about €3.5M. It's not a competition we want to be in, obviously, but it pays a substantial amount and provides an opportunity to win something. Something we haven't done in 13 fucking years.

We really need to get over ourselves.
 

ShutUpPatrik

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Now I'm a big fat dynamo!
This season was royally fucked up from the off by having to qualify for the Europa League group stages.
Poch's team lost its remaining MoJo under Mourinho, and now we're in for a complete rebuild.
If I was the new coach, I would put ALL my eggs into the PL, and going for CL qualification.
I don't give a monkeys about some Europa conference league.
I would not throw all of our eggs in one basket.

Tottenham is not big enough were we can turn our noses up at any competition. You build winning mentality by taking all competitions seriously.

Poch's insistence on cups and EL not mattering was a mistake. He did a lot of good but that was a mistake.
 
Not sure if it's already been mentioned and by no means saying it's a great achievement to have qualified for this, however it may be more important in the long run than we think.

Teams get pretty much the same coefficient points for wins/draws in the conference league as the UCL and UEL. In 3 years there will be CL places up for grabs for teams outside the top 4 with high UEFA coefficients, or even seedings to think about in future group draws should we be in the competition. A season with zero returns would be pretty damaging as these count against you for 5 years.

As I said, not trying trying to justify it as a major achievement, but finishing above Woolwich, an opportunity for some of the youngsters next season, better in terms of revenue and coefficient points and a chance to watch Spurs play more often was the best of a bad set of outcomes on offer yesterday for me.
 

River Lea Banks 🇺🇦

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I took the time to make a stadium list in the first qualifying round, from top to bottom:

FC Ararat (ARM): Hrazdan Stadium (53,849)

Slask Wroclaw (POL): Stadion Miejski we Wrocławiu (43,308)

FK Sarajevo (BIH): Asim Ferhatovic Hase (Koševo) (34,000)

FK Partizani (ALB): Qemal Stafa (19,700)

Spartak Trnava (SVK): Antona Malatinského (18,448)

KF Vllaznia (ALB): Loro-Boriçi Stadium (17,000)

Birkirkara, Mosta FC (MLT): Ta Qali (17,000)

Fehérvár FC (HUN): Sóstói (16,000)

FC Drita (KOS): Gjilan City Stadium (15,000)

MSK Zilina (SVK): Pod Dubnom (13,000)

NK Maribor (SVN): Ljudski Vrt (12,994)

FK Sutjeska (MNE): Kraj Bistrice (10,800)

NK Široki Brijeg (BIH): Pecara Stadium (10,000)

KF Laçi (ALB): Laçi (10,000)

Glentoran (NIR): The Oval (9,400)

Inter Turku (FIN): Veritas Stadion (9,000)

FK Kauno Žalgiris (LTU): Darius and Girėnas Stadium (8,500)

Dila Gori (GEO): Tengiz Burjanadze (8,230)

FC Noah (ARM): Mika Stadium (7,140)

FK Velež Mostar (BIH): Stadion Rođenih (7,000)

FK Sūduva (LTU): ARVI futbolo arena (6,250)

FC Honka (FIN): Tapiolan Urheilupuisto (6,000)

KF Llapi (KOS): Zahir Pajaziti Stadium (6,000)

Racing FC UL (LUX): Achille Hammerel (5,814)

Sligo Rovers (IRL): The Showgrounds (5,500)

FK Liepaja (LVA): Daugava (5,083)

St Joseph's FC, Europa FC, Mons Calpe SC (GIB): Victoria Stadium (5,000)

Newtown AFC (WAL): Latham Park (5,000)

FC Urartu (ARM): Urartu Stadium (4,860)

Levadia Tallinn (EST): Kadrioru (4,750)

Dundalk (IRL): Oriel Park (4,500)

FK Shkupi (MKD): Čair Stadium (4,500)

Bohemian FC (IRL): Dalymount Park (4,300)

FC Swift Hesper (LUX): Alphonse Theis (4,100)

Coleraine (NIR): The Showgrounds (3,960)

Breiðablik (ISL): Kopavogsvöllur (3,500)

NK Domžale (SVN): Sportni Park Domzale (3,212)

Puskás Akadémia FC (HUN): Pancho Aréna (3,000)

Bala Town (WAL): Maes Tegid (3,000)

KuPS (FIN): Magnum Areena (2,700)

FC Milsami (MDA): Complexul Sportiv (2,539)

Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar (ISL): Kaplakriki (2,200)

FC Gagra (GEO): David Petriashvili Arena (2,130)

Gzira United (MLT): MFA Centenary Stadium (2,000)

NSÍ Runavík (FRO): Runavík Stadium (2,000)

Bala Town (WAL): Maes Tegid (3,000)

FK Sileks (MKD): Gradski stadion Kratovo (1,800)

Sfantul Gheorghe Suruceni (MDA): Suruceni Stadium (1,500)

KÍ Klaksvík (FRO): Djupumyra Stadium (1,500)

FK Podgorica (MNE): Stari Ribnjak Stadium (1,200)

Larne FC (NIR): Inver Park (1,100)

Stjarnan (ISL): Stjörnuvöllur (1,000)

FK Dečić (MNE): Tuško Polje (1,000)

Valmieras FK (LVA): Jānis Daliņš (1,000)

Rigas Futbola Skola (LVA): NSB Arkādija (1,000)

Dinamo Batumi (GEO): Adelis (1,000)

FC Santa Coloma, Sant Julia (AND): DEVK-Arena (1,000)

Petrocub Hîncești (MDA): Stadionul Sărata-Galbenă (500)

FC Struga (MKD): Gradska Plazha Stadium (500)

Paide Linnameeskond (EST): PÜG Stadium (500)

SP La Fiorita (SMR): Igor Crescentini (500)

SP Tre Penne (SMR): Fonte dell'Ovo (500)


Now, which team has the most shithole of a stadium? :sherwoodlol:
 

JimothySE23

SE23 in the streets, N17 in the sheets
This cup is a joke, and I think we are s bit of a joke for even being in this tin pot conference shit..
Think we should just get out of it right away, we won't win it anyway as our recent history clearly shows...
If we just quit competitions we're not guaranteed to win we may as well just quite the league and play friendlies forever.

The state of some of you.
 
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