The dates for our UEFA Europa Conference League first qualifying round tie against Newtown AFC have been confirmed.
The first leg will be played at Oriel Park on Thursday, July 8th at 5.45pm with the second leg due to take place five days later on Tuesday, July 13th at 5.45pm at the Park Hall Stadium in Oswestry, home of The New Saints.
UEFA have confirmed that no away fans will be permitted in any of the qualifying rounds, and we would ask supporters not to make any travel arrangements for the second leg tie on July 13th.
In a directive sent to clubs, UEFA said: “The decision on the number of permitted spectators falls under the responsibility of the relevant competent local and national authorities.
“Please note that in view of the ongoing travel restrictions and in order to minimise COVID-19 related risks, the UEFA Executive Committee decided as well to not allow visiting fans to attend UEFA club competition matches and not to apply the 5% rule for visiting supporters for all 2021/22 qualifying phase and play-offs matches. No spectators are allowed for matches played in neutral venues.”
Ticket details for the first leg at Oriel Park will be announced in due course.
UEFA Europa Conference League first qualifying round first leg
Thursday, July 8th, 5.45pm – Oriel Park
Dundalk FC v Newtown AFC
UEFA Europa Conference League first qualifying round second leg
Tuesday, July 13th – 5.45pm – Park Hall, TNS
Newtown AFC v Dundalk FC