UEFA Cup Tougher Than Champions League?

Last updated : 04 October 2006 By Footy Mad - Editor

... the Toon goalkeeper was quick to say it was a frightening collection of top class clubs.

Given believes the coming European campaign will be a tougher task than when the Mags were last in the Champions League.

Given: "We played in the Champions League a few years ago and I think the Champions League group we actually played in was easier than the group we've just drawn in the Uefa Cup.

"People said in the last couple of years that the Uefa Cup is a secondary competition, which in a sense it is with regards to money and different things. But if you see the group that we've just been drawn against, it's extremely tough."