U’s arrange pre-season tour of Holland

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,


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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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