Saturday and everyone was in as the first team were training in preparation for the FA Cup tie against Portsmouth. I was with Dave again and we did some handling work before moving into some exercises that Szamo had learned in Poland. They were very old fashioned but good. It involved starting on your belly and getting up as quickly as possible while Dave struck a ball at pace towards you. After we had finished I went in the net while the pros did some finishing.
Having begun the trip with a journey across the border to Germany for our clash with VFL Osnabruck, the players had a recovery day to relax a bit after such a busy start…Apprentices Pre-Season