Infonet Tallinn: All you need to know about Hearts’ Euro foes

Hearts fans will be visiting Tallinn in a few weeks. Pic: TSPL

Hearts fans will be visiting Tallinn in a few weeks. Pic: TSPL

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We now know that Hearts will be playing Estonian side Infonet in the first qualifying round of the Europa League. Here’s a little bit about them, plus how to get to Estonia.

Home town: Tallinn.

Stadium: Lasnamae KJH Stadium.

Capacity: 400.

Manager: Aleksandr Pushtov.

History: Founded in 2002. In July 2015 they beat amatuer side Virtsu 36-0 in an Estonian Cup match, equalling Abroath’s 130-year-old record for the largest margin of victory.

Best European achievement: First time in Europe.

How to get Tallinn: There are no direct flights from Scotland to Tallinn. Ryanair go via London Stansted, while easyjet go via London Gatwick. Air Baltic and Lufthansa go via Amsterdam and Frankfurt respectively. Alternatively, Finnair fly to Helsinki and you can take a two-hour ferry crossing from there to Tallinn.