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Video/Gallery: USA Lions Club members meet their heroes

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Video/Gallery: USA Lions Club members meet their heroes
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Lions Club members from across North America had a day to remember this week.

Supporters from Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Florida, Houston, Los Angeles, Minnesota, Philadelphia and San Diego were thrilled to experience an Open Training Session out here at our HQ.

They watched Dean Smith put his players through their paces as we build up to our return to the Premier League.

USLions9They looked on as the likes of Wesley, Jota, Frederic Guilbert, Tyrone Mings, Jack Grealish and John McGinn worked in the searing USA heat.

25 Lions Clubs members were invited to watch training from unique positions pitchside before enjoying a meet-and-greet with their heroes.

Lions Clubs are our official supporters clubs around the world, with a strong and impressive following in the USA. 

Why not join them – click here.

We take on Minnesota United at Allianz Field in a friendly clash at 7pm US time on Wednesday – but our Lions Clubs will be meeting in advance to savour the day and the experience of having their favourite football club on their patch.

They are meeting at Brit’s from 9.30am US time for a claret and blue themed day with quizzes, food, cocktails, music and much, much more.

USLions10Brit’s is located at 1110 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, 55403.

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Paul Brown
By @paulbrownavfc 16th July 2019