Our first team will begin the pre-season on Thursday, 7th July, at the Wanda Atlético de Madrid Training Complex in Majadahonda. After the first training sessions, the players will travel in the afternoon of Sunday, 10th July, to Los Ángeles de San Rafael, where the traditional and demanding stage in the Castilian urbanization will begin. Throughout the following two weeks, the players will prepare in double and triple sessions for the hard competition. Saturday 23rd will put an end to the concentration when they play the fourth edition of the Jesús Gil y Gil Memorial in El Burgo de Osma against CD Numancia.
- friendlies will be played by the first team to prepare the 2016-17 season
Later, the team will continue training at the Wanda Atlético de Madrid Training Complex until they travel to Australia, where we will play two games. The first of them, belonging to the International Champions Cup (ICC), will be held on 29th July at 20:00 (local time, 12:00 CET) in which we will play Tottenham Hotspur at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Two days later, on the 31st of July, at 14:00 (local time, 06:00 CET), we will play the second match against the Australian A-League Melbourne Victory at the Simonds Stadium, in the town of Geelong.
After returning from Australia, our first team will train in the facilities of Majadahonda and on 6th August, we will play a friendly at the Türk Telekom of Istanbul against Galatasaray. After this match, the team will continue with their preparation in the Wanda Atlético de Madrid Training Complex before travelling to Cádiz to play the last two preparation matches in the Ramón de Carranza Trophy. Our first rival will be the home team at 18:30 on 12th August and the second match will be played on the 13th. Once the prestigious tournament in Cádiz is over, the team will stay in Majadahonda to put the finishing touches in the last preparatory details before debuting in the 2016-17 LaLiga.