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Barry face NSI Runavik in Europa League tie

  (Fans can watch the game at the Barry Town clubhouse)

Barry Town United are in the Faroe Islands tonight to take on NSI Runavik in a one-legged Europa League preliminary tie.

The game – in conjunction with the latest Covid-19 restrictions – will be played behind closed doors.

But, back home in Barry, the team clubhouse will be open and showing the game, which kicks off at 6pm tonight.

The match will also be available live on the Club’s Facebook page.

(Barry fans dress the front of their houses in Town flags and scarves – Photo – BTU Members)

The winner of this evening’s tie will face Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen in the first qualifying round on Thursday 27th August.

Speaking to the Club’s media before the game, boss Gavin Chesterfield said he was looking forward to the match.


Ex-Wales international David Cotterill told the team’s media that he hopes his experience will help the rest of the squad.

Fans have also been giving their thoughts ahead of the match, John McAllister is quietly confident, and will be glad to see Barry back in action.

(Barry Town fan John McAllister gives his thoughts ahead of the game)

The clubhouse at Jenner Park will be open to welcome supporters and host a match-day atmosphere whilst complying with social distancing guidelines.

The club have confirmed that commemorative match tickets will also be on sale.

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