Vic Akers and his Arsenal Ladies squad have arrived in France for the first stage of their latest European adventure.

The Premier League champions face three teams in their Uefa Cup qualifying group, kicking off with Zurich this evening before facing Neulengbach on Saturday and hosts Lyon on Tuesday.

Before he left for France, Vic spoke exclusively to Arsenal TV Online. He discussed:

  • winning the tournament in 2007
  • the lowdown on each of the three teams
  • the strength of Lyon
  • the importance of winning the group
  • Europe v domestic trophies

This video interview is now available.

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