City and Villa eye Uefa Cup progress

01 August 2008 12:32
English sides handed favourable draws in NyonMark Hughes' prospects of marking his first season in charge at Eastlands with a Uefa Cup challenge have received a boost after Manchester City were handed a relatively modest test in the second qualifying round in this afternoon's draw in Nyon. City, who made the hat by virtue of their exemplary disciplinary record, will face Danish Superliga side FC Midtjylland for a place in the first round draw on August 29.Aston Villa, who forced their way into contention by defeating Odense BK in the Intertoto Cup last weekend, will likewise be eyeing further progress after drawing Icelandic side Hafnarfjordur. City and Villa will begin their respective campaigns at home on August 14, with the second legs to follow on August 28. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian