UEFA Europa League Clubs

The following UEFA clubs have all qualified for the 2007/2008 UEFA Europa League after displaying fine form in their domestic leagues and knockout cups.

Villarreal CF UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: Spain
Nickname: El Submarino Amarillo
Previous European Cup titles: None – Champions League semi-finalists (2005/2006)
Player to watch: Juan Roman Riquelme
Home stadium: El Madrigal (23,000)
Real Zaragoza UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: Spain
Nickname: Blanquillos
Previous European Cup titles: UEFA Europa League (1995), Inter Cities Fairs Cup (1964, 1966)
Player to watch: Diego Milito
Home stadium: La Romadera (35,000)
Palermo UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: Italy
Nickname: Aquile
Previous European Cup titles: None – UEFA Europa League Round of 16 (2005)
Player to watch: Fabrizio Miccoli
Home stadium: Stadio Renzo Barbera (37,000)
Fiorentina UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: Italy
Nickname: La Viola
Previous European Cup titles: UEFA Europa League Winners’ Cup (1961)
Player to watch: Adrian Mutu
Home stadium: Stadio Artemio Franchi (47,300)
Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: England
Nickname: Spurs
Previous European Cup titles: UEFA Europa League winners (1972, 1984), European Cup Winners’ Cup (1963)
Player to watch: Robbie Keane
Home stadium: White Hart Lane (36,000)
Everton UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: England
Nickname: The Toffees
Previous European Cup titles: European Cup Winners’ Cup (1985)
Player to watch: Yakubu Aiyegbeni
Home stadium: Goodison Park (40,500)
Stade Rennais UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: France
Nickname: Les Rouges et Noirs
Previous European Cup titles: None – Intertoto Cup Finalists (2000)
Player to watch: Sylvain Wiltord
Home stadium: Route de Lorient (31,100)
Girondins Bordeaux UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: France
Nickname: None
Previous European Cup titles: UEFA Intertoto Cup 1996
Player to watch: Sylvain Wiltord
Home stadium: Stade de Chaban Delmas (34,000)
Bayern Munich UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: Germany
Nickname: Der FCB
Previous European Cup titles: UEFA Champions League/European Cup (1974, 1975, 1976, 2001), European Cup Winners’ Cup (1967), UEFA Europa League (1996)
Player to watch: Miloslav Klose
Home stadium: Allianz Arena (69,900)
Bayer Leverkusen UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: Germany
Nickname: Werkself
Previous European Cup titles: UEFA Europa League (1988)
Player to watch: Sergej Barbarez
Home stadium: BayArena (22,500)
Sporting Braga UEFA Europa League Club Profile

Domestic league: Portugal
Nickname: Os Arsenalistas
Previous European Cup titles: None
Player to watch: João Pinto
Home stadium: AXA Stadium (30,000)