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AEL Limassol in Europa League Play-Off

Posted on 8 August 2014  - 12:15

We have been drawn against AEL Limassol of Cyprus in the Play-Off Round of the Europa League.

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As a seeded team, we will play the second leg at home so we will travel to Cyprus - venue details here - for the first leg on Thursday, August 21 with the return at the Lane on Thursday, August 28.

AEL Limassol are in the Europa League Play-Offs after bowing out of the third qualifying round of the Champions League against Zenit St Petersburg.

Here are a few more facts on AEL Limassol...

Stadium name: Tsirion Stadium.

Capacity: 13,331.

Kit colours: Royal blue shirts with yellow sleeves, yellow shorts, yellow socks (home); All black (away).

Formed: October 4, 1930.

Coach: Ivaylo Petev.

Last season: Finished top of the first phase standings in the Cypriot First Division with 62 points, losing to APOEL in title decider.

This season: The new season begins on August 24.

Route to this round: Lost 3-1 to Zenit St Petersburg on aggregate in Champions League third qualifying round. Won 1-0 at home, lost 3-0 away.

Honours: Six Cypriot League titles, the last of which was in 2012; Six Cypriot Cups.