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Newcastle begin pre-season preparations.

July 5th, 2010 | 26 Comments |

Pre-season training begins.
Pre-season training begins.
Today is a day that should send shivers down the spine of a professional footballer, well any footballer in fact.

The Newcastle squad reunite today for pre-season training as they step up their preparation for life back in the big time, and by the end of today those summer indulgences will seem a million miles away, particularly for some of the older professionals we have on our books!

Speaking of my own footballing experience, I can confirm what most already know, and that is that pre-season is a horrible place to be. No matter how many times you are told “it will be worth it in the end”, it doesn’t take the pain away from trying to get your body back in the condition needed, and that was just at Zamaretto League level. (more…)