Pic Special: Full House
Thursday saw a virtual full house at Newcastle United's training centre as the whole squad reported back for the first time this summer.
Earlier in the week, players returned from their summer holidays in groups for testing but - minus Hatem Ben Arfa, Tim Krul, Yohan Cabaye, Cheick Tiote and Papiss Cisse, who have been given extra time to recover from international exertions - they all assembled under the watchful eye of Alan Pardew and his coaching staff at Benton.
In the morning, they took part in several drills before enduring ice baths ahead of an afternoon session designed to get them straight back into the swing of things.
And with them every step of the way - apart from the ice baths, which he wisely managed to avoid - was Club Photographer Ian Horrocks who brings nufc.co.uk this exclusive gallery.