SYDNEY FC manager Frank Farina has put together a severe preseason schedule, ensuring a Sky Blues play during slightest 14 matches before a A-League deteriorate starts.
The group returned to Australia on Friday morning after going down 2-1 to Japanese bar Sagan Tosu and will play NSW State League side Macarthur Rams during Campbelltown Stadium on Wednesday before withdrawal for their training stay in Italy.
They will play 5 or 6 matches in Italy, yet usually a diversion opposite Calcio Padova has been confirmed. Alessandro del Piero assimilated a Serie B bar as a 14-year-old and spent dual seasons there before relocating to Juventus.
Following a three-week Italian debate Sydney FC players will have a one-week mangle before resuming training on Sep 2 to play 3 some-more Community matches opposite Football NSW State League teams.
The final theatre of a preseason will see Sydney FC take on associate A-League clubs Newcastle Jets, Brisbane Roar and Perth Glory.
By a time a deteriorate starts on Oct 11 Sydney FC would have played 5 village matches, 6 or 7 games opposite abroad antithesis and 3 fixtures with A-League teams, formulating a offset preseason program.
“We wanted a tough preseason and we have been means to put that together, that is good for a preparations,” Farina said.
“I’ve pronounced all along we need to be fit and banishment for a opening diversion of a deteriorate so we strike a belligerent using and this report gives us a horizon to grasp that.
“We have managed to report some matches opposite State League sides to work on a aptness and some really tough matches opposite abroad antithesis and associate A-League sides to excellent balance a players in willingness for a season.”
Sydney FC has also dedicated a final weekend before a start of a deteriorate to a stand-alone fan day, where members and fans can get adult tighten and personal with each member of a Sky Blues patrol during Allianz Stadium on Oct 5.