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Castilla get pre-season up and running ahead of 2022/23 campaign

NEWS STORY. 12/07/2022

The reserve team, which will be led by Raúl González for a fourth consecutive year, completed their first training session of the season.

Real Madrid Castilla's 2022/23 campaign is now up and running. The club's second string, which will be led by Raúl González for a fourth consecutive season, completed the first day of training out on the grass at Real Madrid City. The madridistas completed a first training session that featured fitness work and ball-based exercises. Before getting down to work, the squad received a visit from Manu Fernández, the Director of Football, who welcomed the team and wished them luck ahead of the forthcoming season.

Taking their places alongside Raúl in the Castilla coaching staff will be Marcos Jiménez, who will serve as his assistant; Alberto Garrido, assistant coach; Alain Sola, fitness coach; Mario Soria, goalkeeping coach, Víctor Paredes rehabilitation coach; and Luis Gutiérrez, performance coach.

Video.Castilla get pre-season up and running ahead of 2022/23 campaign

The Madrid youth side will line up in Group I of the Primera Federación, which kicks off on 28 August. Before the season proper, Castilla will contest the following pre-season games to ensure they are in the best possible shape for the league opener: 

-27 July: three-team tournament with Xerez Deportivo FC and Granada
-31 July: Real Unión v Castilla
-3 August: Lugo v Castilla
-6 August: Deportivo v Castilla
-13 August: Castilla v Atlético Baleares
-17 August: Castilla v Fuenlabrada
-20 August: Numancia v Castilla