scouting trip

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Noun1.scouting trip - an expedition undertaken to gain information
expedition - a journey organized for a particular purpose
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Scott Ruscoe, who is currently in Kosovo on a scouting trip for the Saints' Champions League first qualifying round opponents, will see his side lift the curtain on another title defence on Friday, August 16 (7.45pm kick-off).
The Toon's former chief scout Charlie Woods revealed toChronicleLivethat he once returned from a scouting trip to Spain with a glowing report on the midfielder.
United have been heavily linked with the player and a scouting trip by Steve Nickson recently convinced the player's camp that Newcastle are serious about their interest.
As part of the preparation for their annual scouting trip to Spain, du LaLiga HPC squads have played over 30 competitive matches throughout the year, winning the official UAE FA Academy League two years in a row.
The Boy Scouts participated in a scouting trip to Al Udeid air base.
SINCE WE LAUNCHED the Healthcare Design Forum three years ago, I've added two trips to my annual calendar: one to Forum itself, plus a scouting trip well in advance of Forum to nail down the location and venue.
Summary: A 7-year-old child drowned while playing in a pool Monday in the town of Brital, reportedly during a scouting trip with the Hezbollah-affiliated Imam al-Mahdi youth movement.
Koeman, who made a scouting trip to watch the 24-year-old, said: "It is difficult for a lot of technical and skilful players because the demands in England are so big.
TONY Pulis used Albion's week without a fixture to take a scouting trip to Portugal to watch transfer target William Carvalho in action.
Three fighters who the Stockton organisation earmarked on a recent talent scouting trip to Holland are flying in from the celbrated Vos Gym in Amsterdam to showcase their skills on what will be a high octane night of kick and punch action at Eston Sports Academy.
Dungy remembers a scouting trip to New Orleans with Noll during which they hit many memorable restaurants and jazz spots.