Carver happy to kickoff Toronto FC preseason

Toronto FC coach John Carver is happy to be back training with his squad.

Toronto FC coach John Carver is happy to be back training with his squad.

Following his first day of 2009 training, Carver said: "It's been a long day because they were in early to do blood tests and medicals.

"The guys have been doing fitness tests so that we can see where they are compared to the end of last season. I'm really looking forward to Tuesday because that is when we will start the ball work. We will spend the rest of the week here and go into small sided games straight away.

"We will do a little bit of running but all of our fitness work is done with the ball and it will give us something to build on before we head off to Florida."

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