A look at the pre-season of the FC Barcelona Women
The team returns on 28 July with physicals and strength testing, while their first game will be on 13 August against Seagull
The FC Barcelona Women's football team is just days away from restarting work.
They will begin pre-season training on 28 July with two days of physicals and strength testing before officially beginning on-the-field work at the Ciutat Esportiva on Saturday, 30 July. Then, from 1 to 5 August, the team will take their training camp to Prades, in Tarragona, as they have done in previous seasons.
The Barça Women have four friendlies scheduled, with a possible fifth if they qualify for the final of the Catalonia Cup.
The team has five new faces: Andressa Alves (Montpellier), LeilaOuahabi (Valencia), AndreaGiménez (Espanyol), LineRøddikHansen (Olympique Lyonnais) and Aitana Bonmatí (the reserves). Esther Romero, Cristina Baudet, Andreia Norton, Andrea Falcón, and Nuria and Pilar Garrote have moved on.
Here's a look at the pre-season calendar:
28-29 July: Physicals and strength and fitness tests
30 July: First training session (Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper)
1-5 August: Training camp in Prades
13 August: Match versus CE Seagull (7.00pm in Badalona)
19 August: Match versus Montpellier HSC (7.00pm in Albi)
21 August: Match versus ASPTT Albi (5.00pm in Albi)
26 August: Match versus CE Pontenc (8.00pm in Mollet)
28 August: Catalonia Cup Final (12.00pm in Mollet) *