Date: 25th July 2017 at 11:24am
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Argyle’s successive trip to Holland for pre-season training has highlighted the return of financial stability at the club.

After a six-year break it’s the second consecutive season where the Argyle squad have travelled abroad for team bonding and pre-season training.
Manager Derek Adams has good knowledge of the training camp in Delden, Holland after using the facility at Ross County and also last year with Argyle and has returned again this summer.

The last time the Greens enjoyed a pre-season on foreign shores was under Peter Reid in 2010 when the squad stayed in Holland and played three friendly matches.

The healthy financial state of the PAFC after years of financial struggles and administration has allowed the players to once again jet off to Europe for pre-season training.

Holland and Austria have been popular destinations for the Pilgrims, however over the years pre-season tours and training abroad have always been a feature for Argyle, as listed below.

1924 – South America
1954 – United States of America
1963 – Easter Europe
1965 – Germany
1967 – Germany & Holland
1969 – South Ireland
1974 – France
1981 – France
1990 – Sweden
1997 – Gambia
2001 – Scotland
2003 – Austria
2004 – Austria
2005 – Sweden
2006 – Austria
2007 – Austria
2008 – Austria
2009 – Scotland
2010 – Holland
2016 – Holland
2017 – Holland

With thanks to Greens on Screen.