Banner image

City Book Up Spain Training Camp

Bristol City will be heading for a pre-season training camp in Spain’s famous La Manga Club resort ahead of the 2016/17 campaign.

Lee Johnson will take his charges to the award-winning Murcian resort between July 18th and 24th for some warm-weather training just a few weeks before the new season.

As well as being put through their paces on the training pitch at La Manga Club, the City players will also have the chance to gain some further match practice with a pre-season friendly scheduled during the camp on July 21st, with the opposition to be confirmed.

“La Manga comes very highly recommended to me,” said head coach Johnson.

“It’s everything the players will need. There will be good pitches, excellent sports and conditioning facilities and we just have to find ourselves a decent game whilst we’re out there now.”

City have already booked up pre-season friendlies at Yeovil Town (July 16th) and Cheltenham Town (July 25th).

With extensive facilities including eight FIFA-approved grass pitches, La Manga Club has made a name for itself as a first-choice destination for warm-weather football training breaks.

A collection of the game’s biggest names including FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund are among the clubs to have stayed at the resort.

As well as its football training amenities, the venue boasts a fully equipped gym and indoor swimming pool, ideal for recovery sessions; a host of rooms and spaces to cater for tactical meetings, private team dining and a new High Performance Sports Centre, where players can use the most advanced technology possible to study all aspects of their health and training programmes.

In addition, La Manga Club is also the first resort in the world to open a High Performance Football Centre, offering professionals, both established and aspiring, the chance to sign up to one of its new comprehensive, fully residential programmes to help display their talents and further their careers.

Latest News

MansionBet Match Preview: Brentford (H)

MansionBet Match Preview: Brentford (H)

Posted: Friday, May 7th 2021

End of Season award winners revealed exclusively on Robins TV

End of Season award winners revealed exclusively on Robins TV

Posted: Friday, May 7th 2021

Robins Lotto winners week 5

Robins Lotto winners week 5

Posted: Friday, May 7th 2021

Match Preview: Brighton and Hove Albion vs Bristol City Women

Match Preview: Brighton and Hove Albion vs Bristol City Women

Posted: Friday, May 7th 2021

Also from Bristol Sport

LIVE! Bath Rugby vs Bristol Bears
Rugby icon

LIVE! Bath Rugby vs Bristol Bears

Follow all the action LIVE from the Recreation Ground as Bristol Bears face Bath Rugby in round 18 of the Gallagher Premiership.

Posted: Saturday, May 8th 2021 • Rugby

Match preview: Bath Rugby (a) - Gallagher Premiership
Rugby icon

Match preview: Bath Rugby (a) - Gallagher Premiership

Everything you need to know ahead of the round 18 Gallagher Premiership clash with Bath at The Rec.

Posted: Friday, May 7th 2021 • Rugby

Team news: Bath Rugby vs Bristol Bears
Rugby icon

Team news: Bath Rugby vs Bristol Bears

Semi Radradra returns to the starting line-up as Bristol Bears face Bath Rugby in the West Country derby on Saturday (4.30pm KO).

Posted: Friday, May 7th 2021 • Rugby

Team news: Wasps Ladies vs Bristol Bears Women
Rugby icon

Team news: Wasps Ladies vs Bristol Bears Women

Ella Lovibond and Georgia Newman are set to make their first starts for Bristol Bears Women in the Allianz Premier 15s season finale against Wasps (Saturday, 2pm KO).

Posted: Friday, May 7th 2021 • Rugby

Jake Kerr arrives on short-term deal
Rugby icon

Jake Kerr arrives on short-term deal

Jake Kerr has agreed a short-term deal with Bristol Bears with immediate effect.

Posted: Friday, May 7th 2021 • Rugby