Martin Russell was named as manager and Gary Rogers goalkeeping coach for the PFAI Training Camp.
There will be 12 sessions up until the first week of January with two of these sessions being games.
The opposition and venues will be communicated out when confirmed.
Martin Russell commented,”I’m looking forward to getting back on the training pitch and working with the players. The aim is to keep the players sharp and to have them in good physical condition and ultimately to assist them find new employment ahead of the 2018 season.”
PFA Ireland General Secretary, Stephen McGuinness said, “The training camp is now a fixture in our calendar and we want to give our members the best opportunity possible to help them gain employment for the coming season. We are delighted to have Martin on board and we are sure the players will enjoy working with him.
I would also like to acknowledge and thank the following for helping with this year’s training camp. Stephen Lambert & Bohemian F.C. who have provided equipment for this years camp, Jonathan Roche & Shamrock Rovers who have offered the camp the use of their training facilities at Roadstone, Martin Connolly & Dundalk F.C. who have offered the camp the use of Oriel Park for any upcoming fixtures and Dave Minto of CX+ Sport who has provided the camp with training kit for each player. We are grateful to all mentioned for their generous support to the camp and the players involved.”