In 2000, we were unlucky not to beat Bulgarian side Velbazhd
in the Intertoto Cup.
He also played for UCD in the same competition three years ago, when College were only beaten on the away goals rule by FC Velbazhd
Ireland's UCD were level with Velbazhd
but went out on the away goals rule.
Drawn with Luxembourg's F91 Dudelange, the Belfield club are unbeaten in the four European games they've played - against eventual champions Everton in the Cup Winners Cup' (1984) and against Velbazhd
Kyustendil in the Inter-Toto Cup in 2000.
Intertoto Cup Results - HB Torshavn 0, Lombard Tatabanya 4; V Frolunda 1, HSK Zrinjski 0; UCD 3, Velbazhd
3; FC Araks 1, Sigma Olomouc 2; Dinamo Tbilisi 2, Standard Liege 2; Cwmbran 0, FC Nistru Otaci 1; Kocaelispor 0, FK Atlantas 1; MyPa 1, N Xamax 2; Leiftur 2, Lucerne 2; LASK Linz 2, Hapoel Petach-Tikva 1.
College's last continental adventure was in 2000 when they lost on away goals to Velbazhd
Kyustendil of Bulgaria.
The Students were in action in the Intertoto Cup that summer and emerged with their reputations intact, going out on the away goal rule in the first round to FC Velbazhd
without losing a game.
UCD bowed out against Bulgarian side FC Velbazhd
on the away goals rule but went on to endure a forgettable league season.
The Students needed to win in Bulgaria in yesterday's first round second leg after drawing with Velbazhd
3-3 in Belfield last Sunday.