St. George's Park was officially opened today by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The £105m National Football Centre was warmly received by some of the game's biggest names, including England manager Roy Hodgson, captain Steven Gerrard and striker Wayne Rooney.
Southampton manager Nigel Adkins, West Ham joint-chairman David Gold and ex-Three Lions stars Paul Ince and Sir Geoff Hurst were just some of the other VIP guests also in attendance.
Here's we give you a brief breakdown of some of the facilities on offer at St. George's Park:
- The senior training pitch replicates the exact dimensions of the pitch at Wembley Stadium.
- There are eleven outdoor pitches in total, five of which have floodlighting and undersoil heating.
- There is a full size indoor 3G artificial pitch with viewing gallery for up to 200 people.
- The centre boasts an indoor 60-metre sprint track with equipment to measure speed and running style.
- There is also a multi-sport indoor hall suitable for Futsal, badminton and netball, plus football pitches for the partially-sighted.
- The gym has the most up-to-date and high-quality equipment available thanks to a sponsorship agreement with Technogym.
- The Sports Medicine Centre, called Perform and run by Spire Healthcare, is a world-class centre for sports medicine and research.
- There are dedicated practice and training areas for goalkeepers.
- There is a 30m-long outdoor training hill with a 20-degree slope for fitness and conditioning.
- There are two hotels operated by Hilton under one roof as part of an agreement with The FA - one is a four-star with 142 rooms, where the England teams will stay and have their own private facilities, the other is a three-star hotel with 86 rooms.
Watch the video of the opening day at St. George's Park in the Media Gallery above.