U's arrange pre-season tour of Holland

PUBLISHED: 11:04 17 May 2011

COLCHESTER United will visit Holland as part of their pre-season preparations.

COLCHESTER United will visit Holland as part of their pre-season preparations.

The U’s will depart on Saturday, July 9 and will base themselves in Doorwerth close to Arnhem at a training centre used by the Dutch FA national teams.

Two days after their arrival they will take on SDC Putten, a side playing in the fourth tier of Dutch football.

Then, two days later, the Essex side will play another fixture against opposition yet to be confirmed,

John Ward’s side will then return to England for a series of domestic friendlies which so far comprises of: Bury Town (a - July 16), Braintree (a – July 19), Ipswich (h – July 26) and Watford (h – July 30).

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