Neil Critchley on importance of Blackpool training camp in Scotland

Blackpool boss Neil Critchley says this week's pre-season training camp in Edinburgh will serve an important purpose off the pitch as well as on.

Tuesday, 13th July 2021, 7:43 pm

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Their time together north of the border enables players to bond as well as get through some hard work in the build-up to Blackpool s return to Championshp football.

Critchley told the club's media team: "The time we spend together on the pitch and off the pitch is really important.

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Neil Critchley sees the training camp in Scotland as an important bonding opportunity

"We can work together as a group to imbed the players into how we want to play and also fully integrate them into the group from a social aspect.

"It's nice to go away and live together for a few days and we'll get to know more about each other – them about us and us about them."

The plan is to end the week with a match, though whether this will still be against Newport County, as previously announced, is unclear at this stage.