Northern Ireland vs Faroe Islands (Torshaven
) - Friday September 4 (7.45pm), Sky sports 5/Sky Sports 5 HD
While the July 17 trip to Torshaven
is a trip into the unknown for City it is not for Hughes, who went to the Faroes with Wales.
It finished 5-0 and another early strike is anticipated when the teams clash in Torshaven
But while the Faroes appear to be trying to psyche out Alex McLeish's side by staging the match at the Toftir - despite the fact Italy played in the new stadium in Torshaven
on Saturday - coach Aitken reckons there will be no excuses.
And, with the prospect of a second qualifier against Lithuanian champions Kaunas - convincing 8-2 aggregate winners against Faroe Islanders Torshaven
- next Tuesday, Benitez is not a man to rest on his laurels.
He admitted it will mean a bigger gate for their World Cup qualifier in the tiny Torshaven
stadium, for the locals will turn out en masse to see Keane in green.
In my opinion, BBC Scotland pundit Sandy Clark deserved to be Man of the Match for giving the award to a Faroes player (and congratulations to Mrs Heidi Goordenfroogel from Torshaven
who I believe won the DVD player and a signed Scotland top).
With the national stadium in Toftir 90 minutes away from the base at Torshaven
, the Scotland coach will scour the island looking for a spare piece of land on which his players can go through their paces.
The airport is located around 50km away from the capital Torshaven
- where the Group Four match took place at the Torsvollur Stadium.
The Faroe Islands have managed to persuade UEFA that their new stadium in Torshaven
, where they played Liechtenstein a couple of weeks ago, isn't ready yet, but the venue shouldn't matter either.
The Lithuanian champions completed a comfortable 8-2 aggregate victory over Faroe Islanders Torshaven
The town of Torshaven
laid on a special banquet for the Ireland fans and the islanders joined in the celebration.