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    FTG Friendly Matches - some of the many successful games we arranged
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    FTG 24/7 specialist multilingual support with excellent recent testimonials available
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    Good quality Friendly Matches organised with strong FTG contacts
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    Inspection visits quickly arranged with football experienced FTG and resort personnel
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    First Team, Academy and Development Squad venues
  • Evian Hotel
    Luxury 5 star resorts and great value 4 star venues
  • Stoke City Team Talk
    High quality on-site football pitches, gymnasiums and training equipment
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    Summer Training Camps in UK, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, France, Holland, Germany, Poland, Austria, Switzerland etc
  • Vale Do Lobo, Algarve Portugal
    Warm Weather Training Camps in Algarve Portugal, Spain, Cyprus, Turkey, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar
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    Exciting trips arranged to help team building for squad and new signings
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Summer Training Camps 2015, Winter and Summer 2016


Full Time Group (FTG) has enjoyed another very successful Summer organising specialist Professional Football Training Camps, Friendly Matches and Travel Solutions throughout Europe. FTG is currently taking early bookings, organising Mini Breaks for Club Staff and Inspection Visits to exciting destinations for Winter 2015/16 and Summer 2016.

During Summer 2015, FTG has again been working with existing and new clients across the Leagues including English Premier League Stoke City, Sunderland and Swansea City, along with Burnley, Brentford and Cardiff City.  The company also welcomed back many teams for a return Camp including Middlesbrough, for a fifth consecutive camp, Chesterfield and Leyton Orient

Leading European teams visiting FTG resorts included Benfica, Braga, Deportivo La Coruna, Lazio, Mainz, Marseille and Zenit St Petersburg, whilst FTG continues its work on various projects and Camps for the Nigeria Football Federation.  The growing number of Academy teams that FTG works with include Sunderland and Cardiff City.    

The company offers a selection of world class 5 star resorts and great value 4 star venues.  These cover Lisbon and the Algarve in Portugal, Spain, UK and Ireland, throughout the rest of Europe including France, Germany, Poland, Holland, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Cyprus, Turkey and further afield including the UAE and USA.

A Presentation of our venues and our mini website available in different languages

Due to our year round business with the resorts, our FTG clients are guaranteed the best possible prices and all receive the same levels of personal service. 

The company is pleased to offer travel advice and full support to save you time and money through our highly experienced Specialist Travel Consultant Clare Last .  We are happy to provide full testimonials from Directors, Senior Management and Administration staff from our Clients .  

 West Ham United FC 3Southampton FC logoStoke City FC logoMiddlesbrough FC logoChesterfield FC logoBenfica logoOlympique Marseille logoPortugal National Team logoBrazil National Team logo

Here is a selection of what teams across the Leagues have recently said about our service.

For European and International team references, available in various languages, please contact us separately.

Mark Hughes and Danny StonesStoke City FC trainingStoke City FC training camp

 Stoke City FC logoMark Hughes, Manager of Stoke City FC
'The training camp has been excellent. First and foremost, we were able to get some good quality work into the guys. The facilities were excellent and we had a good surface to work on, which is always important when you come to these sort of places.'

Eddie Harrison, Club Secretary of Stoke City FC
'Our sincere thanks to you and all the staff at the resort for making our training camp such a pleasant experience. Everyone I have spoken to has commented on the qualities of the training and hotel facilities which, combined with the helpfulness and friendliness of the staff resulted in a first class experience and one which our Manager (Mark Hughes) hopes to repeat next year.

I should also add our thanks to you personally Danny for completing all the arrangements and delivering the training camp you had promised.'

Andrew Dent, Club Doctor of Stoke City FC
'Thank you Danny especially for the extra help you provided in terms of the various medical matters that inevitably arise during a pre-season camp. This was very much appreciated by Management colleagues and I, including our Head Physio, Dave Watson.

Your local knowledge and assistance were very useful for the existing Squad and also in arranging specialised appointments for potential new signings.'

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 Sunderland AFC logoRobbie Stockdale, Senior Professional Development Coach of Sunderland AFC
'Our training camp was extremely well planned through Danny and his team at Full Time Group with constant communication to fulfil our needs and requirements. The hotel and facilities were 1st class and the help from staff throughout the trip to make things run smoothly was very impressive.

The training pitches were as good as anything we work on at our own club and to have the facilities on-site is a huge advantage. We really enjoyed our stay and would look to come back soon.'

Kathryn Dickman, Development Squad Secretary of Sunderland AFC Academy
'FTG listened very carefully to the specific requirements we had for our U21 Squad and from there, they provided an excellent location for our camp. Special thanks to Danny and Cristina for their help and support from the very beginning which continued into the training camp itself. We were especially thankful for the quick, easy and efficient communication throughout this project.

Everything ran so smoothly. This was very much appreciated by my colleagues and I, especially during such a busy and important time in our season. We wouldn't hesitate to use them again in the future.'

 Professional Football Training Camp Friendly MatchProfessional Football Training Camp pitchAitor Karanka and Danny Stones

Middlesbrough FC logoAitor Karanka, Head Coach of Middlesbrough FC
'The hotel is fantastic, the weather is good, we have unbelievable facilities to work in but the most important thing is that the players work hard... and it's a good change from the training ground. It's important for us to spend the week together, training and playing the three games.'

Karen Nelson, Club Secretary of Middlesbrough FC
'As always Danny, your service was extremely professional and your willingness to go the extra mile was greatly appreciated by everyone. The team have thoroughly enjoyed their tour and everything ran very smoothly. Hope to deal with you again for next season's arrangements.'

Sean Dyche and Danny StonesProfessional Soccer Training Camp Friendly MatchBurnley FC team building white water rafting

Burnley FC logo Sean Dyche, Manager of Burnley FC
'We have freshened it up instead of going to the same place year on year. This is a very good location which we chose after seeing a few venues on an inspection visit.

The Hotel, gym, pool and spa facilities are top class and the 2 pitches, for our exclusive use only, are of a very high standard. There is also a very good selection of extra teambuilding and leisure activities available in the hotel and surrounding area.

Thank you Danny for your excellent support throughout our whole camp, including for the Friendly Match on our final evening.'

David Baldwin, Chief Executive of Burnley FC
'Thank you for all your help in organising our successful training camp in France.

Your support in liaising with the clubs to organise the friendly match was much appreciated, along with your very professional communication in France and back here in the UK throughout this project with myself and all my colleagues.

I look forward to working with you again.'

Marinus Dijkhuisen Professional Football Training Camp pitchBrentford FC Go Karting podium

Brentford fc new logoMarinus Dijkhuisen, Manager of Brentford FC
'We had a lot of training sessions over 10 days so we were very happy to then play the match. We had a good result, three nil (against Farense)... The training camp has been very very good. We have a lovely hotel and pitch, the surroundings are very nice. It's a bit like paradise, I have enjoyed it very much.

The organisation around the team is very professional. The players put a lot of energy in training, the food is great, the weather is good, there is nothing to complain about at all.'

Mark Devlin, Chief Executive of Brentford FC
'I would like to thank you for all your hard work and very professional service in planning and delivering our recent Portugal Training Camp, together with all the travel and flight arrangements.

The communication and service has been excellent from beginning to end.

Our involvement in the Play-Offs meant changes of dates and with the new Management came many additions to our group numbers and individual travel requirements. All was organised very quickly and efficiently, with each aspect overseen by Danny, Clare and Cristina from FTG. The friendly match organised by FTG was also exactly what we needed.

Thanks again for all your help to ensure the camp all went well and we very much look forward to working with you again in the future.'

Rob Rowan, Head of Football Operations of Brentford FC
'This was the perfect venue for our Pre-Season Training Camp. It covered all areas at a very high standard - training pitches, hotel, spa facilities and gym. The local surroundings were perfect for team bonding activities such as go-karting and golf with various eating places for group meals.

Throughout the trip, Danny and his team were always available and very quick to deal with any issues that occured. The staff at the hotel were excellent... I would certainly recommend this hotel to any other Club.'

GymProfessional Soccer Training Camp Friendly MatchChesterfield FC Dean Saunders

Chesterfield FC logoDean Saunders, Manager of Chesterfield FC
'The accommodation and pitches are great and the weather's obviously nice so we can stay out here as long as we like - they really enjoy training here... When we go away on these trips, we're sat together, we train together and we live together for four or five days and it bonds you... They're getting to know us and we're getting to know them better as well... The game (against Olhanense) gives us a great chance to look at what we have got in the Squad.'

Paul Mitchell, Head of Recruitment of Chesterfield FC
'The resort is quiet and calm to give our Squad a perfect place to concentrate and prepare. The pitch, gym, food are all high quality and the hotel staff have been so friendly and helpful. Danny has found us a great resort and friendly match, all at short notice. The camp is good value and we would love to come back again in the future!

This is the third year in a row that Full Time Group has organised our Summer Training Camp and it has been another big success. We happily recommend the FTG service to other clubs.'

Ian Hendon and Danny StonesLeyton Orient FC trainingProfessional Soccer Training Camp venue

Leyton Orient FC logoIan Hendon, Manager of Leyton Orient FC
'We spent a lot of time on the training ground, the facilities were fantastic and the on-site pitch was really good. The food was excellent and the resort is in a beautiful quiet location, perfect for what we needed. We had good quality Friendly Matches, all carefully overseen by Danny and the staff.

It was important to get the Squad away to all get to know each other better and to prepare properly, with multiple sessions getting organisation into the boys. It all sets us up really well for the Season ahead.

Thank you Danny for a really well organised camp.'

Lindsey Martin, Club Secretary of Leyton Orient FC
'This was the first time we had been abroad on a training camp for a number of years. Thank you for all your support to myself, all our Staff and Departments in helping us to fully prepare in advance for the trip to Spain. Full Time Group then delivered throughout with all the training camp and travel arrangements.

Everything went really smoothly from flights, transfers, hotel, facilities and the 3 matches. I hope we can work together again soon.'

Dean Cox, Player of Leyton Orient FC
'The whole trip was very good and we managed to get some good games (Middlesbrough and Huddersfield Town) under our belt. There were also some very hard sessions in hot weather so it was very tough... We've worked really hard and it's all about getting ready for August 8th when we take on Barnet.'

Professional Football Training Camp venueGolf Algarve PortugalPrivate jet

FTG is organising Inspection Visits and taking bokings for UK Mini Training Breaks thoughout the Season and already reports high levels of interest and bookings for Training Camps for Winter 2015/2016 and Summer 2016.

Recent visitors to FTG resorts in the Algarve Portugal, the UK, Europe, the USA and UAE include:

  • For Pre-Season and Winter Training Camps - West Ham United, Stoke City, Southampton, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Burnley, Brentford, Cardiff City, Wigan Athletic, Chesterfield, Millwall, Blackpool, Oldham Athletic, Peterborough United, Leyton Orient, Accrington Stanley, Dulwich Hamlet and a selection of teams from Portugal, Holland, Sweden, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, France, including Benfica, Deportivo La Coruna, Lazio, Mainz, Marseille and Zenit St Petersburg.
  • Specialist groups for golf, tennis and business team training events.

More on our training camps and venues

Contact Danny Stones on +44 (0) 114 268 0707 or +44 (0) 7710 723 699 or danny@fulltimegroup.com  to discuss your needs in confidence, for no obligation or charge, and to ensure you take advantage of the best possible prices, offers and packages available.

 

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