Gary Neville believes that tomorrow’s opening of St George’s Park marks the start of bright future for English football.
The England coach is at the new national football centre this week as Roy Hodgson’s squad prepare for World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Poland in their new £100m home.
Sir Trevor Brooking hopes the opening of St George’s Park produces an increase in the quality and numbers of English players in the game.
The new national football centre in Burton will be officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge tomorrow, just 24 hours after Roy Hodgson’s squad arrive to prepare for the World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Poland.
Two Club Website members have scooped top awards from the Scottish FA for their services to grassroots football.
Doug Johnston (pictured, centre) from Linlithgow and Derek Paterson from Kelso collected their Scottish FA Grassroots Football Awards from Scottish legend Kenny Dalglish and Scotland manager Craig Levein at the Hampden Park ceremony.
Westdyke Community Club are celebrating after walking away with a top honour at the ninth Scottish FA Grassroots Awards.
The Aberdeenshire club – whose – whose website is powered by Club Website – was named as Best Community Football Club at the Hampden Park ceremony, presented by McDonald’s and the Sunday Mail.
St George’s Park, the Football Association’s new national football centre, will be officially opened on Tuesday 9 October.
The opening, to be carried out by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will mark a landmark moment for the FA, providing a dedicated training base for every England national team for the very first time.