It would have been a beautiful story… From the Scottish second division to the Champions League, sadly it’s not happening.
The Champions League early stages can be confusing for some, as they include some teams you have never heard of from Europe and they’re played in the middle of the summer.
UEFA listed Scottish club Hibernian FC in the latest round of Champions League draw, however, Hibernian FC were in the Scottish second division last season, and even if they are promoted, they are not competing in the Champions League this season, but Maltese club Hibernians (with an “s”) are.
Hibernian for Hibernians, who knew a difference of one word, would mean two different football clubs in Europe. An understandable mistake for UEFA, in which the Scottish club enjoyed:
Thanks for including us this late in qualifying. Maybe just slot us into the group stages though? 😉— Hibernian FC (@HibsOfficial) July 14, 2017
Thanks for including us this late in qualifying. Maybe just slot us into the group stages though? 😉
The answer from the club though. XD I don't where you find all of those story but keep them coming, especially those like this one, it alway bring a smile to my lips. :D
@Emobot7 haha thank you Emo. Twitter is the best source, if you notice, I often put lots of responses in my article from Twitter XD
@ferro Course, make sense. :)