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Published: 14:21 | 19/6/17

Cork to face Levadia Tallinn in Europa League


League of Ireland leaders Cork City will face Estonian side Levadia Tallinn in the first qualifying round of the Europa League.

Derry City will face FC Midtjylland of Denmark, conquerors of Southampton in 2015, while Shamrock Rovers will meet Stjarnan of Iceland.

Stjarnan currently sit third in the Icelandic Premier League with four wins from their opening seven games.

All three Irish sides will be away for the first leg on 29 June, with the second leg at home seven days later.

Cork, who are 18 points clear of second-placed Dundalk in the League of Ireland after 18 games of the season, will meet Levadia, currently second in the Estonian League, at the 5,000 capacity Kadriorg Stadium in the first leg.

John Caulfield's side progressed to the third qualifying round of last year's Europa League, before exiting the tournament to Belgian side Genk, who went on to reach the quarter-finals.

Should Rovers progress, Stephen Bradley's side will face FK Mlada Boleslav of the Czech Republic, with the first leg at the Tallaght Stadium.

Cork will face AEK Larnaca of Cyprus or Gibraltar's Lincoln FC if they beat Levadia, with the second leg at Turner's Cross, while Derry City will meet Ferencvarosi TC of Hungary or FK Jelgava of Latvia if they go through, with the second leg at "home" at The Showgrounds in Sligo.

The second qualifying round ties will be played on 13 and 20 July.

The third qualifying round takes place on 27 July and 3 August, with the play-off round for the group stages taking place on 17 and 24 August.

Rangers will face Luxembourg's Progres Niederkorn in the first qualifying round of the Europa League, with the home leg at Ibrox on 29 June to be shown live on Premier Sports in the UK.First qualifying round draw (matches 29 June & 6 July).

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