The FA Board has given its full approval to the commencement of work on St. George’s Park tailored by Umbro, the new National Football Centre.Building will start on the Burton-upon-Trent site in January 2011 and is due to be completed in the summer of 2012. Today’s unanimous Board approval includes a commitment from both The FA’s Professional and National Game Boards to ensure that the £105m project is underwritten.

FA Board member and Chairman of the National Football Centre Board, David Sheepshanks commented: “St. George’s Park will be a world class facility providing top class education for future generations of English football coaches. It will also be an internationally-leading sports medicine and performance research centre; a training home to enhance international team development; and an inspirational hub for everyone involved in football from the grassroots to elite.

“Today’s decision means that we can open in 2012 and help to deliver the first exciting legacy of a golden summer for sport in this country. St. George’s Park will be accessible to all, aspirational, educational, sustainable and iconic – a truly national centre for our national game, in the heart of England.

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Macesport are engaged as regional media advisors to The FA on the St George’s Park project.

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