Youth Development

Gareth Southgate leading the pack for revived England technical director role

News began to emerge from Wembley today that the Football Association is lining up a new Technical Director. The role, familiar to sports fans in the United States in particular, is one that represents a gaping hole in the FA’s planning and plotting for the future of English football, and especially for the national team.

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Video: Inside St George’s Park

St George’s Park is important – really, genuinely important – but you already know that. This short video outlines exactly what is there.

(Video credit: Umbro)

Youth Development

UK government commits £3m to St George’s Park

Jeremy Hunt, the UK’s Culture Secretary, announced earlier today that the government will be investing in the National Football Centre at St George’s Park to the tune of a cool £3m. By “the government” he means you, of course, but as tax-paying goes a nice big investment in SGP seems like a worthwhile one to me.

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