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Looking Ahead to the Bundesliga:

Union's Pre-Season Preparation Plans

Sun, 30. June 2024
Looking Ahead to the Bundesliga:

On Monday, 1 July, 1. FC Union Berlin’s Bundesliga team will start their preparations for the next season under the watchful eye of the new sporting management.

48 days until the first competitive match

Once again this year, the annual medical and sporting tests will mark the start of pre-season preparations, followed by the first sessions on the training pitch and then the first friendly, at BSG Chemie Leipzig on 6 July 2024.

One week later, on 13 July, head Coach Bo Svensson's squad will travel to the first of two training camps for six days, in the familiar atmosphere of Längenfeld in Austria. A further friendly match is also being planned for during this time.

Back at home in Köpenick, Union will then first face the Scottish record champions Rangers at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei on 27 July, before travelling again the following day. During the second training camp, also presented by sonnenschutz.de, from 28 July to 3 August in Neuruppin, Brandenburg, the team will continue to work on their form and fitness. Another friendly will then also take place on 3 August at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei.

Preparations will end with a final friendly, this time against San Sebastian’s Real Sociedad. The sixth-placed team from the previous LaLiga season will visit the Alte Försterei on 9 August.

All dates at a glance:

  • 01.07. | Start of training with medical and sporting tests 
  • 06.07. | Friendly | Alfred-Kunze-Sportpark, Leipzig | BSG Chemie Leipzig vs. 1. FC Union Berlin | 15:30
  • 13. – 19. 07 | Training camp in Längenfeld
  • 27. 07 | 1. FC Union Berlin vs. Rangers | Friendly | Stadion An der Alten Försterei | 17:00
  • 27.07. - 03.08. | Training camp in Neuruppin
  • 03.08. TBC | Friendly | Stadion An der Alten Försterei
  • 09.08. 1. FC Union Berlin vs. Real Sociedad | Friendly | Stadion An der Alten Försterei | 19:00
  • 17.08 | 1st round DFB Pokal | 1. FC Union Berlin vs. Greifswalder FC | 15:30
  • 23 - 25.08| Start of the 2024/25 Bundesliga season

    Possible changes, specific fixtures and ticket information for the summer dates will be published shortly.