With plenty of double training sessions, six matches including a couple of double-headers, our trip to Spain during pre-season was a busy one.
And the work that our kit management department do – for the playing squad and a team of backroom staff – is one of those unsung jobs that helps to keep everything going during a hectic time of the year.
When does the prep begin ahead of a match? What does a boot steamer do?
There’s more to it than you would possibly believe.
Go behind the scenes with kit manager Stewart Bannister and assistant kit manager Luke Bishop – watch the video above on iFollow by signing in, or sign up now for free.