One month exactly after 1. FC Union Berlin's 3-0 home win over Fortuna Düsseldorf, which brought down the curtain on the club's first-ever Bundesliga campaign, Urs Fischer's squad is getting ready to launch itself into the new domestic campaign.
The first-team returns to Köpenick on Monday July 27 and will undergo various health tests and examinations. On Thursday July 30, the squad and backroom staff will travel to Bad Saarow — about an hour south-east of the Alte Försterei — for a four-day training camp. Like in previous years, the annual camp in Brandenburg has laid down the foundations for the highs and lows to come over the next 12 months. After returning to Berlin, Union will set off for a second training camp on August 17. This time, Fischer's squad will head for Bavaria instead of Austria where they will prepare up until August 25.
Training sessions in Berlin and at the two training camps will take place under the strict COVID prevention regulations of the respective federal governments. Dates for pre-season friendly matches will be confirmed in due course.