Pre Season Tour Of Trinidad And Tobago?.Go On Then
Walsall have today announced that Dean Smith and his troops will leave the UK shores next week and fly halfway across the world to Trinidad and Tobago!
I was shocked when I read the article as normal 'bonding' exercises end up in Snowdon - mid winter or our last trip during pre-season was our few games up in Scotland.
To actually have a few games in the Caribbean is something a few players i.e Brandy will be slightly jealous!
Aswell as relaxing in the sun, Dean and the boys will face three local sides including one of the most famous Carribean sides, Central FC - managed by Terry Fenwick.
The hard work doesnt stop there for the boys, as they shall be visiting local schools and coaching the local community - nice touch!
Smith said A mutual friend put Kevin Harrison, who I know from my time at Leyton Orient when he worked for The PFA, and who is also involved with the Football Players Association of Trinidad & Tobago, in touch with me and it has gone from there.
"We will take part in three games and also get involved with the local community, so it`s going to be a really productive and worthwhile seven days.
"As good as our training ground is, it`s always nice to be able to get away and spend some time in different surrounding'