Europa Conference League draw: Start time, teams West Ham can face and how to watch today

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David Moyes will today discover West Ham’s next European opponents  (REUTERS)
David Moyes will today discover West Ham’s next European opponents (REUTERS)

The European football season draws closer today with the Europa Conference League draw, featuring West Ham.

The Hammers have dropped down into the continent’s third-tier competition, having last season reached the Europa League semi-finals, after a seventh-placed finish in the Premier League.

It is the first time West Ham will play in the competition and only the second season of its existence.

Today’s draw will determine the play-off round that precedes the competition’s group stage.

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Here’s how you can follow the draw...

When is the draw?

The draw is scheduled for 1pm BST on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

As ever, Uefa’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland will host the draw.

Roma won the inaugural competition last season. (Getty Images)
Roma won the inaugural competition last season. (Getty Images)

How can I watch the draw?

TV channel: The draw will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1.

Live stream: BT Sports subscribers can tune in via the BT Sport app and website. Uefa will broadcast the draw for free via their official website, YouTube and social media chanels.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

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Who could West Ham face?

West Ham will not learn their confirmed opponents until closer to the time as the third qualifying rounds must first be completed.

However, the club does know their opponent will be one of 10 teams and will be, as seeds, drawn against an unseeded team.

  • Winner of Paide Linnameeskond (Estonia) vs Anderlecht (Belgium)

  • Winner of Wolfsberger (Austria) vs Gzira United (Malta)

  • Winner of Riga (Latvia) vs Gil Vicente (Portugal)

  • Winner of AIK (Sweden) vs Shkendija (North Macedonia)

  • Winner of Viborg (Denmark) vs B36 Torshavn (Faroe Islands)

When will the games take place?

The first leg of the play-off round ties will take place on Thursday, August 18, with the return leg taking place a week later on Thursday, August 25.

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