NEWTOWN will take on one of Northern Ireland's biggest clubs as part of their Europa Conference preparations.

The Robins take on Linfield in Belfast at Windsor Park, the home of the Northern Ireland national team.

The Northern Irish champions will host the mid Wales club as well as Scottish side St Mirren as part of their own UEFA Champions League preparations.

As Northern Ireland's most dominant club side, Linfield have been regular competitors in European football, with 129 European ties under their belt with 1967's European Cup quarter-final run part of their folklore.

The club is managed by ex-Preston North End and Leeds United star David Healy who won 95 caps for Northern Ireland.

He began his management career with Linfield in October 2015, and led the club to a NIFL Premiership, Irish Cup and County Antrim Shield treble in 2016–17.

The following season proved a disappointment, before they secured the league title and the Northern Ireland Football League Cup in 2018–19.

They retained the Premiership trophy in 2019–20, and would win another Premiership and Irish Cup double in 2020–21. He then guided Linfield to a fourth consecutive league title in the 2021–22 season.

The Robins will use the match as part of their preparations for their second Europa Conference adventure in as many years after a third place finish in the JD Cymru Premier.