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Offline SoccerHQ

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2190 on: June 08, 2023, 10:25:53 AM »
5th gets Champions League football next year doesn't it?

That's a good point.

Uefa from end of next season going to give two extra places to leagues that have highest co-efficients I think so I assume West Ham and inevitably Man. City winning their respective competitions pushes premier league as one of those leagues unless it's some weird formula they use?

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2191 on: June 08, 2023, 10:29:38 AM »
5th gets Champions League football next year doesn't it?

That's a good point.

Uefa from end of next season going to give two extra places to leagues that have highest co-efficients I think so I assume West Ham and inevitably Man. City winning their respective competitions pushes premier league as one of those leagues unless it's some weird formula they use?

England is miles ahead of Spain in second already, so this season will push to gap from first two second bigger than the gap from second to fourth.

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2192 on: June 08, 2023, 10:31:53 AM »
Going to book flights and a hotel *just in case*. Worst case scenario is I get a few days in Athens, somewhere I've never been.


I think I'll do the same. An epic adventure on the cards!

Offline rougegorge

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2193 on: June 08, 2023, 10:32:39 AM »
What does West Ham winning do, if anything, to the complicated maths about our seeding or otherwise? Is there an upside to those twats winning it?

It shouldn't matter Risso, we are Aston Villa we will beat everyone.
The seedings for this competition need an Alan Turing brain to work out.
No change. Still supporting Viborg tomorrow and Fenerbahce on Sunday to get us a seeded place.

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2194 on: June 08, 2023, 10:34:32 AM »
Going to book flights and a hotel *just in case*. Worst case scenario is I get a few days in Athens, somewhere I've never been.


I think I'll do the same. An epic adventure on the cards!

I'm going to do it by boat, like Jason and the Argonauts

Offline Axl Rose

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2195 on: June 08, 2023, 10:40:12 AM »
Going to book flights and a hotel *just in case*. Worst case scenario is I get a few days in Athens, somewhere I've never been.


I think I'll do the same. An epic adventure on the cards!

I'm going to do it by boat, like Jason and the Argonauts

Now you're talking, mate!

Offline Baldy

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2196 on: June 08, 2023, 10:44:17 AM »
Read this morning loads of West Ham fans flew to Dublin and got connection to Prague. Apparently much cheaper then flying direct from UK.

Might be worth checking if Athens becomes real.

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2197 on: June 08, 2023, 10:49:37 AM »
Going to book flights and a hotel *just in case*. Worst case scenario is I get a few days in Athens, somewhere I've never been.


I think I'll do the same. An epic adventure on the cards!

I'm going to do it by boat, like Jason and the Argonauts

Now you're talking, mate!

Drop some acid before leaving port, fuck up the bronze giant, get the fleece, in the bar singing HEITS by lunchtime

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2198 on: June 08, 2023, 10:55:17 AM »
Going to book flights and a hotel *just in case*. Worst case scenario is I get a few days in Athens, somewhere I've never been.


I think I'll do the same. An epic adventure on the cards!

I'm going to do it by boat, like Jason and the Argonauts

Now you're talking, mate!

Drop some acid before leaving port, fuck up the bronze giant, get the fleece, in the bar singing HEITS by lunchtime

:D

Where do I sign up for your crew?

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2199 on: June 08, 2023, 11:05:11 AM »
Going to book flights and a hotel *just in case*. Worst case scenario is I get a few days in Athens, somewhere I've never been.


I think I'll do the same. An epic adventure on the cards!

I'm going to do it by boat, like Jason and the Argonauts

Now you're talking, mate!

Drop some acid before leaving port, fuck up the bronze giant, get the fleece, in the bar singing HEITS by lunchtime

:D

Where do I sign up for your crew?

Welcome aboard Vice Admiral!

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2200 on: June 08, 2023, 11:05:43 AM »
Read this morning loads of West Ham fans flew to Dublin and got connection to Prague. Apparently much cheaper then flying direct from UK.

Might be worth checking if Athens becomes real.
For the eternally optimistic, you can do it by rail:
https://www.seat61.com/Greece.htm

It's worth checking against other options, but you can do it on a 5 day* interrail pass which covers rail & ferries for under 300€:
https://www.interrail.eu/en/interrail-passes/global-pass
You'll need to get a seat reservation for the Eurostar, though, which costs an extra 20€ or something each way.  You can use it in your own country for the first/last journey of the trip, e.g. it covers you going from Witton station to London St Pancras, as long as you go a reasonably direct route - and will cover the journey home too.

Interrail passes cover a return journey in your own country, so e.g. you could use them to go Birmingham -> London St Pancras, then London St Pancras -> Birmingham on the way back.

* you actually need 6 days travel, but you're probably best off buying the last leg on the way there as a single which'll be like 9€ as opposed to spending an extra 60€ on a longer pass.  It may well be cheaper to buy individual advanced tickets for this, but it gives an upper limit as to what you'd pay to get there by land.

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2201 on: June 08, 2023, 11:12:35 AM »
Just checked details of the final ....29th May in Athens ...... might gamble and get flights booked to Greece or book a weeks holiday and do an internal flight

I mentioned the same to my wife, she wasn’t impressed. It’s also half term so prices are likely to be high.

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2202 on: June 08, 2023, 11:22:40 AM »
I booked my Athens hotel last week. I made sure the free cancellation deadline was after the semi final though!

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2203 on: June 08, 2023, 11:26:14 AM »
5th gets Champions League football next year doesn't it?

I thought this, however someone on here said that was wrong as although England will get a 5th team in the CL, it won’t necessarily mean the 5th place team but a team with the highest coefficient who didn’t qualify. Therefore this year it would have been Chelsea!

So I obviously hope this is wrong and you are right!

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Re: UEFA Europa Conference League
« Reply #2204 on: June 08, 2023, 11:26:44 AM »
Going to book flights and a hotel *just in case*. Worst case scenario is I get a few days in Athens, somewhere I've never been.


I think I'll do the same. An epic adventure on the cards!

I'm going to do it by boat, like Jason and the Argonauts

Now you're talking, mate!

Drop some acid before leaving port, fuck up the bronze giant, get the fleece, in the bar singing HEITS by lunchtime

:D

Where do I sign up for your crew?

Welcome aboard Vice Admiral!
Im in, but not as cabin boy.

 


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