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3 July 2014

St George's Park, and what it's achieved so far

St George's Park National Football Centre has reached a number of impressive milestones since it was officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in October. Here are just a few...

90 - The total number of stays so far by all 24 England teams. Roy Hodgson's senior men's squad trained for a week at St George's Park prior to flying out to Brazil for the World Cup last month.

89 - The number of domestic and international clubs who have made use of the state-of-the-art facilities up to now. They include West Ham United, Chelsea, Newcastle United, Galatasaray and Monaco, while Steaua Bucharest are currently sharing the complex with the Canaries. Even Minnesota United came over from the United States to sample what SGP has to offer.

14,000 - That's how many coaches have been to St George's Park already.

Click here to read Neil Adams' thoughts on the new home of English football.

85 - The total number of coaching courses that have been put on at SGP as the FA make it the natural base for football in the country.

500 - The FA is committed to improving the sport at all levels - 500 is the amount of grassroots teams that have been lucky enough to play at the facility.

250 - The number of the players to have benefited from the PFA providing residential rehabilitation to professionals in the centre every week as they work with Perform's elite physiotherapy team.

31,000 - That's how many coaches make up The FA Licensed Coaches’ Club, which is now the biggest football coaching membership scheme in the world after reaching that landmark in May.

Click here to learn even more about the National Football Centre on the FA's official website.

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