10 years and

Midweek Sport - - THURSDAY OCTOBER 11 - By JON WEST

THE good news is the FA reckon their brand new £105m train­ing com­plex will turn Eng­land into world-beat­ers again.

But the bad news is that we’ll have to wait an­other TEN YEARS for it to start hap­pen­ing!

The long-awaited St Ge­orge’s Park com­plex got the Royal seal of ap­proval yes­ter­day when Wills and Kate turned up for the of­fi­cial open­ing.

All Eng­land teams will now be based at the Stafford­shire cen­tre of ex­cel­lence.

And di­rec­tor of football Sir Trevor Brook­ing is con­vinced it is the key to mak­ing the next crop of Eng­land young­sters as skil­ful – and as suc­cess­ful – as cur­rent world champs Spain. The only down side is that


Kate min­gle with the Eng­land lads

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