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Summer tour: Training day 1 in pictures

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What better way or place to shake off the jet-lag than in the warm & sunny climes of the city of the angels? After all those hours cooped up in first class, the lads fell upon the ball like a long-lost friend.

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"Look who I've found here!" Luckily someone remembered that Micah had been packed away with the training kit for the long flight, but he looked no worse for his ordeal. Also, no-one's told him he's got to do his blog with Chris Bailey yet.

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A year on from helping Spain win the World Cup, David Silva looks unimpressed with Shaun's sartorial statement. Or maybe someone said it was shirts v skins?

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Forget about all this hi-tech, modern approach to training; Gareth & masseur Carlo Sertori are wondering who's up for a game of three-and-in.

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John Guidetti, Gael Clichy and SWP stretch their legs, with John giving these natty training tops the old Paul McCartney-esque thumbs-aloft.

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Nice take by Joe, but you've got to say the defence was a bit static there.

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Shaun's run at Gael a few times down the years, but now they're shoulder-to-shoulder, and probably wondering where John Guidetti got to?


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Summer tour: Day one in pictures


No, it’s not the start of the 1970s romantic TV show Fantasy Island - it's just coincidence that Adam Johnson is shouting, “Boss! The plane!” as the players head for the Etihad Airbus 340.

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Summer tour: Departure in pictures

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The Blues set off on their North American tour - and the first international arrival was City boss Roberto Mancini, who is first off the team coach at Manchester Airport ...

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Dublin 2011: Dublin in pictures


In Dublin's fair city, where the girls are so pretty ... Molly Malone doesn't sell cockles and mussels there any more, but it's still a fine place to visit, especially with the Blues in action at next month's Dublin Super Cup.