Michael Gonzalo - Cheltenham Town

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Michael Gonzalo - Cheltenham Town

Foreign Learning Curve

Our final game against foreign opponents Osnabruck was definitely a game to learn from for us, playing against a very well structured German side who were on the front foot from the off and for the entire first half we were under great amounts of pressure.

Oldham v Cheltenham

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Meeting McLaren

The trip to Amsterdam was a great day – in both the town and at the Amsterdam Arena. In the morning a tour of the stadium was always going to be a good experience seeing the history of the club and a greater insight into Dutch football.

Steve McLaren

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The Battle At Willem II

Day five in Holland consisted of a single session in the morning and the rest of the day to rest and find our own thing to do in preparation for tomorrow’s game.

Willem II

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Welcome to Breda

The third day in Holland was focused on our evening game against Breda, again another morning session was organised in order to prepare for how we thought the Dutch team would set up against us.

Match time

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An Introduction To Dutch Football

After an early flight into Amsterdam our first training session was very good, the facilities and the pitches were a really high standard with 4G pitches and smart changing rooms. For a non-league club VV Gilze certainly know how to keep their players happy.

First training session