NEWTOWN will learn their Europa Conference fate when the draw for the first qualifying round is made in Nyon today.

The draw will take place from 12pm with the Robins unseeded in group six of the pot.

Ties take place on July 7 and 14 with the winners advancing to the UEFA Europa Conference League second qualifying round on July 21 and 28.

The Robins ended in third place in last season's JD Cymru Premier and qualified for their second consecutive European campaign thanks to TNS completing a league and cup double.

The County Times takes a closer look at Newtown's five potential opponents in today's draw.

Flora Tallinn (Estonia)

FC Flora compete in the Meistriliiga, the top flight of Estonian football. The club's home ground is the 14,000 capacity Lilleküla Stadium.

Formed in 1990, Flora were founding members of the Meistriliiga, and are one of two clubs which have never been relegated.

Flora have won more trophies than any other club in Estonian football, with 32 titles; a record 13 Meistriliiga titles, eight Estonian Cups and a record eleven Estonian Supercups.

County Times: Lilleküla Stadium, home of Flora Tallinn. Picture: Wikipedia.

Lilleküla Stadium, home of Flora Tallinn. Picture: Wikipedia.


Pogoń Szczecin (Poland)

The club was founded by Poles from Lviv in Ukraine who had been transferred west after the Soviet annexation of Poland's eastern territories in 1945 and settled in West Pomeria.

Pogoń Szczecin Spółka Akcyjna play in the Ekstraklasa, the top tier of the national football league system, at the 18,000 capacity Stadion Miejski Floriana Krygiera.

The club rose as a phoenix club formed by supporters in 2007 after the club owner moved the senior side 300 miles away and eventually folded.

County Times:  Stadion Miejski im. Floriana Krygiera. Picture: Wikipedia.

Stadion Miejski Floriana Krygiera. Picture: Wikipedia.


Crusaders (Northern Ireland)

Crusaders Football Club is a professional Northern Irish football club, playing in the NIFL Premiership.

The club, founded in 1898, is based in north Belfast and plays its home matches at the 3,000 capacity Seaview.

Since 1950 has won 29 senior trophies including seven league titles, five Irish Cups, two League Cups, eight County Antrim Shields, one Setanta Sports Cup, two Gold Cups, three Ulster Cups and one Carlsberg Cup.


HB Tórshavn (Faroe Islands)

Havnar Bóltfelag, translated to Harbour Football Club is one of the oldest in the Faroe Islands.

The club was founded in 1904, and is based in the Tórshavn. Home matches are played in Gundadalur and they compete in the Faroe Islands Premier League.

The club has won 24 league titles and 28 national cups.

County Times: Gundalar. Picture: Wikipedia.

Gundalar. Picture: Wikipedia.


Riga FC (Latvia)

Riga Football Club was founded in 2014 and is is based at the Skonto Stadium in Riga.

The Robins played the former occupants of the ground, Skonto Riga in the UEFA Cup in 1994, with the Latvian club since folding in 2016.

The team was established after a merger of two Riga based teams – FC Caramba Riga and Dinamo Rīga.

In the 2015 season the team played in the Latvian First League under the name of FC Caramba/Dinamo. After winning promotion to the Virslīga, the club changed its name to Riga FC.

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Skonto Stadium. Picture: Wikipedia.