Danzey’s Diary: Macca gets Villa invite

A couple more days of intense training has seen the squad keep their heads down on the pitch and in the gym as they prepared for this morning’s match against SC Farense. One of the most high-tempo sessions yet occurred on Thursday morning but the players were allowed plenty of rest following that and into…

Danzey’s diary – the heat is on

Tuesday was another hot one for the squad as the temperature soared to 38°C – but, undeterred, they embarked on gruelling running sessions in the morning that had most of them on the floor and/or gasping by the end of it. The Fleet management certainly saw to it that the players blew the cobwebs off from…

Danzey’s Diary: just another manic Monday

Monday saw the hardest training day for the players so far – one football session followed by an intense fitness session, then a gym session and finally pool-exercise session. The players did look absolutely shattered after such rigorous workouts so we took them to Vilamoura (pictured) for a night out, a tourist complex on the Algarve…