The Crystal Palace first team squad are due to land back in London later this morning following a successful nine-day tour of the United States of America.
The Eagles have played three matches in three different states, picking up two wins, one draw and countless new supporters along the way.
Here’s a snapshot of how Palace’s Stateside stay panned out in our American Tour Diary.
Sunday 20th July 2014
Crystal Palace’s 25-man squad touched down in the USA
, landing at Charlotte Airport ahead of an internal flight to their first stop, Columbus, Ohio.
The team grabbed dinner at their city centre base, the Sheraton Capital Square hotel, before turning in for an early night.
Monday 21st July 2014
Tony Pulis had his players up early for an 8am training session – the first of five they held at the Columbus Crew training facility.
Following an extended break after his World Cup exploits, today represented a welcome return to club action for Mile Jedinak, who took the time out from his first pre-season session of the summer to talk to Palace Player about his Brazilian adventure.
The Eagles returned to the training centre again during the evening for a 6pm session as the hot and humid conditions began to cool.
Tuesday 22nd July 2014
Following brunch, another man who was pleased to be back in the Eagles set-up, Peter Ramage, spoke to Palace Player about his season on loan at Barnsley and his hopes of forcing his way into Tony Pulis’ Selhurst Park plans.
Wednesday 23rd July 2014
The Eagles' first matchday arrived as Pulis' men prepared to take on Columbus with one final training session at the Crew's outdoor facility.
Ahead of the eagerly anticipated opening friendly of the tour, Palace Player went out and about to look at some of the city's highlights, before heading to the Crew Stadium for the big game.
Thursday 24th July 2014
Palace wake up for an early breakfast ahead of an afternoon flight to their next port of call, Philadelphia, for a game against the Union.
Having landed at around 4pm local time, the players just about had time to visit a couple of local landmarks - the Liberty Bell and the Rocky Steps
, made famous by Sylvester Stallone in the boxing blockbusters.
They then headed into town for a staff meal, before catching another early night to recharge the batteries for matchday two.
Friday 25th July 2014
Saturday 26th July 2014
Following their whistle-stop visit to the city of brotherly love, the Palace players were up early for a 9.30am flight from Philadelphia to the final stop on their American tour, Richmond.
Sunday 27th July 2014
Defender Joel Ward had picked up a slight niggle in the game against Phiadelphia which made him a 50/50 shot to play in the Eagles' final tour match, but that didn't stop him talking to Palace Player about how much he had enjoyed the club's American adventure.
Monday 28th July 2014
As Palace's final American matchday arrived, the players underwent a light training session in the morning, focusing mainly on shape, before returning to the City Stadium at around 6pm local time.
The result pleased manager Tony Pulis as he reflected on that performance and the tour as a whole when he spoke to Palace Player after the game.
Tuesday 29th July 2014
Although the players were preparing to head home after a tough nine days in the States, Pulis had his side in the gym for one last morning session ahead of afternoon flight back to the UK.
The Eagles squad departed the Mariott Richmond hotel at around 1.30pm local time ahead of their 4pm flight to Charlotte, where they would continue their journey home with an overnight flight back to Heathrow.