Cove Rangers skipper Mitch Megginson is savouring their draw against Welsh side Connah’s Quay Nomads in the Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup.
Connah’s Quay Nomads
Connah’s Quay manager Andy Morrison felt the referee “bottled it” in the key moment of his side’s Europa League second qualifying first-leg defeat to Partizan Belgrade.
Connah’s Quay face an uphill task to keep their Europa League dream alive after losing 1-0 at home to Partizan Belgrade in a tetchy and controversial second qualifying round first leg.
Scottish football suffered its latest humiliation on the European scene on Thursday night when Kilmarnock crashed out of the Europa League to Welsh part-timers Connah’s Quay Nomads.
Welsh Premier League part-timers Connah’s Quay Nomads produced a stunning Europa League qualifying performance to beat Scottish heavyweights Kilmarnock 3-2 on aggregate and book a tie against Partizan Belgrade.
Kilmarnock manager Angelo Alessio apologised for his side’s embarrassing Europa League exit to Welsh underdogs Connah’s Quay Nomads and vowed to learn from it.
Kirk Broadfoot admits European football was not even on the agenda when he first held talks about his move to Kilmarnock.
Angelo Alessio felt his players showed character after Kilmarnock came from behind to snatch victory over Welsh minnows Connah’s Quay with two late goals.
Stuart Findlay headed a last-gasp winner as Kilmarnock snatched a 2-1 victory against Welsh Premier League club Connah’s Quay in Angelo Alessio’s first match as manager.
Aberdeen got their pre-season underway on Saturday with a 0-0 draw against Connah’s Quay Nomads.
Boss Derek McInnes insisted there is no panic about the Dons failing to score against semi-pro minnows Connah’s Quay Nomads.
No fresh injuries, five new signings making debuts but ultimately no goals against Welsh semi-professional minnows Connah’s Quay Nomads.
Aberdeen stepped up their preparations for the Europa League opener with a 0-0 draw against Connah's Quay Nomads in Cork.
New signing Greg Leigh today vowed to use Aberdeen to return to the level where he could hold his own at Manchester City.
Aberdeen boss McInnes: ‘To bring in signings we have already is a testament of good work by everybody’
Boss Derek McInnes today hailed the Pittodrie board for giving him the financial backing to rebuild his squad in the transfer window.
It is easy to see why Aberdeen have returned to Cork for a second successive year.
Rangers face a potential rematch with Progres Neiderkorn or their first trip to Ireland in 35 years if Steven Gerrard’s side make it through to the Europa League’s second qualifying round.
Former Rangers striker Gordon Smith has warned Steven Gerrard he cannot allow the Europa League to get in the way of attempts to halt Celtic reaching nine titles in a row.
Rangers could face a daunting trip to Kosovo as they begin their Europa League quest.