Europa Conference League group stage draw UK & Ireland start time, teams and pots

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It’s the newest addition to the football calendar as some of the continent’s lesser clubs are given the chance to strut their stuff on the European stage.

32 teams are set to battle their way to next May’s final in Tirana, with the carrot of a spot in the Europa League on the line. Talk about a big prize.


Tottenham fly the Premier League flag – even though they probably don’t want to – but they’re the only team from the UK & Ireland in the draw after Shamrock Rovers, Aberdeen and St Johnstone crashed out in the play-off round.

Paddy’s got all the latest Europa Conference League odds on and you’ll find the key info you need to know about the Europa Conference League group-stage draw below.

Europa Conference League Group Stage Draw Date and Start Time

The Europa Conference League draw will take place on Friday August 27 at 12.30pm. It will be held in Istanbul, Turkey.

You can watch the Europa Conference League draw on BT Sport 1 and UEFA’s website.

Europa Conference League Group Stage Teams and Pots

The second leg of the Europa Conference League play-off ties took place on Thursday August 26 to determine the bulk of the group-stage qualifiers. The losing teams in the Europa League play-offs have also dropped into the competition.


Pot 1: Roma, Tottenham, Basel, Slavia Prague, Copenhagen, Gent, AZ Alkmaaar, LASK
Pot 2: Feyenoord, Qarabag, Maccabi Tel Aviv, PAOK, Rennes, Partizan, CFR Cluj, Zorya Luhansk
Pot 3: Union Berlin, CSKA Sofia, Vitesse, Slovan Bratislava, Jablonec, Alashkert, Flora, Kairat
Pot 4: Lincoln Red Imps, Randers, Omonoia, Anorthosis, HJK, Maccabi Haifa, Bodo/Glimt, Mura

Europa Conference League Group Stage Dates

The Europa Conference League group stage kicks off in in mid-September and runs until the beginning of December. The games take place at the same time as the Europa League.

Matchday 1: September 16
Matchday 2: September 30
Matchday 3: October 21
Matchday 4: November 4
Matchday 5: November 25
Matchday 6: December 9

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