The Dutch Diaries – Day Ten

Scholars Reagan Ogle and Jack Randell give us an insight into day ten of their pre-season tour to Holland… Today we were given a longer lie in today as breakfast was pushed back to 10am. We had a busy day lined up with the tour of the Ajax ground and a little walk around the streets […]

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The Dutch Diaries – Day Nine

Accrington Stanley U18s daily update from their pre-season tour to Holland, written by scholars Nathan Wolland and Harry Waterhouse… We had a lie in today as breakfast wasn’t until 9, everyone came down excited for the game against FC Twente, we then had a bit of time to get our things together before traveling to […]

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The Dutch Diaries – Day Eight

Nathan Wolland and Harry Waterhouse give us an insight into the U18s pre-season tour to Holland…   Heading into the second week of our tour the lads woke up ready to prepare for the games ahead. The lads started by having an early breakfast, following this we had match analysis of the game against Den Haag. […]

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The Dutch Diaries – Day Seven

Scholar Tom Reilly gives us an insight into the U18s pre-season tour to Holland….   Today the team had a recovery session after yesterday’s great win over Den Haag. The recovery session was on the spinning bikes in the hotels gym, this was instructed by a personal trainer and the boys participated in the session […]

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The Dutch Diaries – Day Six

Scholars Nathan Wolland and Harry Waterhouse give us an insight into the U18s pre-season tour to Holland….   The lads started their first official match day with breakfast before getting on the coach for a two hour journey to ADO Den Haag. The lads turned up and showed what they’re capable of Josh Hmami later […]

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The Dutch Diaries – Day Five

Scholars Nathan Wolland and Harry Waterhouse give us an insight into the U18s pre-season tour to Holland…   Today was Friday and that meant it was a pre match day and all our focus was on preparation for tomorrow’s game against FC Den Haag.   The preparation started with breakfast as normal before heading to […]

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The Dutch Diaries – Day Four

Scholars Nathan Wolland and Harry Waterhouse give us an insight into their pre-season tour of Holland..   The lads woke up and headed to breakfast. After their meal they headed excitedly to the training facilities due to being trained by N.A.C Brada coaches,the lads were put through their paces with the weather being a lot […]

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The Dutch Diaries – Day Three

Scholars Nathan Wolland and Harry Waterhouse give us an insight into day three of their pre-season tour to Holland…. Today was our third day in Holland and we started the day with breakfast before heading for a team meeting. The meeting was in preparation for the game against Blackburn Rovers later that day. The lads […]

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The Dutch Diaries – Day Two

Day two of the U18s pre-season tour to Holland, blog wrote by scholars Nathan Wolland and Harry Waterhouse…   All the lads came down for their first breakfast at the hotel looking very tired after a busy first day. A healthy breakfast was the only option today, besides little pouches of Nutella that everyone took […]

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The Dutch Diaries – Day One

For the duration of the Accrington Stanley U18s pre-season tour to Holland, scholars Nathan Wolland and Harry Waterhouse will be blogging their experiences. In their first update the duo give us an insight into the travel arrangements and how the team spent their first day in Holland…..   Everyone was buzzing with excitement when we […]

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