Valur and Brondby: All the info you need on Hibs' Euro foes

Hibs are set to face Valur of Iceland or Danish side Brondby in the second qualifying round of the Europa League. We take a look at each team and how best to get to Reykjavik and Copenhagen.

Monday, 20th June 2016, 2:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:37 pm
Brondby fans, bedecked in their traditional blue and yellow. Pic: Getty


Home town: Reykjavik.

Stadium: Hlioarendi.

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Capacity: 1524.

Manager: Olafur Johannesson.

History: Founded in 1911 originally as part of the local YMCA and has won the Icelandic League 22 times.

Best European achievement: 1968, European Cup round of 16, beaten 11-1 on aggregate by Vasas of Budapest.

Nickname: Valsarar.

How to get there: Easyjet fly direct from Edinburgh, while Icelandair fly from Glasgow and Aberdeen.


Home town: Brondby, Copenhagen

Stadium: Brondby Stadium

Capacity: 29,000

Manager: Alexander Zorniger

History: Founded in 1964 as a merger between two local Brondby clubs, based in the western outskirts of Copenhagen

Best European achievement: UEFA Cup semi-finals 1991, beaten 2-1 by Roma

Nickname: Drengene Fra Vestegnen (The boys from the western outskirts)

How to get there: Easyjet, Norwegian Air and SAS all fly direct to Copenhagen from Edinburgh