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15.07.2008 10:32

Field test to complete examinations


The Barça first team has continued with its preseason medical tests. On Tuesday the players went onto the field for the first time.

Pep Guardiola’s squad spent Tuesday morning completing the medical tests they started on Monday. The players were ordered to report bright and early to the Camp Nou, at 8:30. Once they were ready, they were divided into groups to go out onto the pitch.

First contact with field

QM3D3106.jpgSo Tuesday was their first proper run-out of the football year. The Miniestadi was the venue, which this year is going to be used more regularly for training. The players worked on such areas as strength, resistance and speed – all of which followed the usual warm up.

Two groups

QM3D3085.jpgTo do this, The squad was split in two. The first set of players started work at 9:30, and the second lot went out at about 10.15. The first group featured Abidal, Piqué, Sergi Busquets, Córcoles, Sylvinho, Pedrito, Henry, Márquez, Gudjohnsen, Valdés and Pinto.

And then in the second we had Oleguer, Víctor Sánchez, Abraham, Bojan, Víctor Vázquez, Jeffren, Marc Valiente, Crosas, Cáceres, Touré and Jorquera.
Field test to complete examinations

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Miniestadi on foot
The players now coached by Pep Guardiola walked to the Miniestadi, an image that looks like becoming a common one this season, because it is the reserve stadium that is going to one of the main venues for Barça training sessions this season.

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