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With so much emphasis now on performance of team and management it can often be overlooked the simpler non glamourous side of the operation namely preparing for the event. Here are some guidelines that can be used to ensure that all teams irrespective of age or level of competition can become experienced in preparing for matchday. The more prepared the management and players/parents/guardians are for outings the less chance of any issue creating tension and upset.
Make sure to pack: Socks • Shorts • Football boots / Skort • Mouthguard / hurling helmet • Training top, windcheater, t-shirt • Tracksuit bottoms • Football gloves (if appropriate) • Sunscreen
They include:Passport (if travelling abroad) • Identification card • Travel insurance / Health insuranceTickets, boarding passes, etc.
Take regular breaks to stretch, Ensure you have enough food, water and rest for the journey to maintain energy levels and stayed hydrated for the games ahead