Blues travel across the Irish Sea tomorrow to embark on a private six-day training camp at Carton House in County Kildare. The trip will also include a fixture against top Irish outfit Shamrock Rovers at the Tallaght Stadium in Dublin on Monday (8pm kick-off).
All nine of Blues' new recruits will travel as will trialist Liam Davis, a 26-year-old versatile left-sider previously at Oxford United.
Meanwhile striking duo Marlon King and Peter Lovenkrands have been omitted from the travelling party having been informed that they are free to speak to other clubs.
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Blues squad to travel to the Republic of Ireland: Colin Doyle, Darren Randolph, Neal Eardley, Jonathan Spector, Kyle Bartley, Hayden Mullins, Dan Burn, Paul Robinson, Mitch Hancox, Liam Davis, Chris Burke, Koby Arthur, Tom Adeyemi, Olly Lee, Wade Elliott, Callum Reilly, Darren Ambrose, Nikola Zigic, Matt Green, Lee Novak, Andrew Shinnie.