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City Under-21 Set For Training Camp In Belfast

Bristol City Under-21 will be heading for a pre-season training camp in Belfast next week. 

Jamie McAllister will take the youngsters to the Northern Irish capital on Tuesday, July 19th for four days in preparation for the new Professional Development League campaign.

The development group with take on Glenavon FC on the tour on Thursday, July 21st (7.30pm) at Mourneview Park in County Armagh.

The NIFL Premiership side won the Irish Cup last season and finished third in the league, earning them a place in the first round of the Europa League qualifying where they lost 8-1 on aggregate to Icelandic side Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur.

Academy manager Gary Probert said: “This will be an important trip to allow new players and staff to get to know one another. We’re also very grateful to Glenavon FC for agreeing to host us in a pre-season fixture during the tour.”

McAllister’s charges already have three dates in the diary and start their pre-season campaign at Weymouth on Wednesday, July 13th (7.45pm).

A trip to Hungerford follows on Saturday, July 30th (3pm) before a match at Failand against an Armed Forces FA team on Tuesday, August 2nd (2pm).