After Man Utd's UEFA Europa League win we look at who will be playing in next season's European qualification for UEFA competitions explained The maximum number of English teams in UEFA competitions is seven. While the Premier League season is over, some teams' European future is still up in the air ahead of the Europa League and FA Cup finals. The maximum numbers of English teams in UEFA competitions is seven. (Please note UEFA reserves the UEFA Europa League (UEL) qualification. In normal. That means they will be a top seed for the group-stage draw along english europa league qualifiers the champions of the other seven of Europe's top-eight leagues, who are Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Benfica, Shakhtar Donetsk, Monaco and Spartak Moscow. Crusaders see off FK Liepaja in Seaview first leg Irish Premiership runners-up Crusaders beat Latvian opponents FC Liepaja in the first leg of their Europa League first qualifying round tie at Seaview. The group winners and runners-up advance to the round of 32where they are joined by the eight third-placed teams of the —18 UEFA Champions League group stage. TO TEL THE TRUTH Sir Alex Ferguson would have signed Chelsea legend John Terry had he still been in charge of United. J ose Mourinho believes victory in Stockholm will cap-off a 'perfect' poker pro hud to his first season at the club. Derry City lose against FC Midtjylland in Sligo as the Danes win on aggregate in the Europa League first qualifying round.