The world's first black professional footballer is to be memorialised as a statue at England’s St George’s Park base in Staffordshire.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in Burton in Staffordshire to open the new National Football Centre
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge officially open St George's Park today, the FA's new national training complex.
A suspected stomach virus at St George's Park in Staffordshire means arrangements for the England team to train there have been cancelled.
The team was due to train at the new facility in Burton-Upon-Trent ahead of friendlies against Germany and Chile - but will now train in Watford today before moving to Colney.
St. George's Park in Burton upon Trent in Staffordshire is becoming the first FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence in England.
The unveiling of the certificate by FIFA will take place today at 1.45pm in the Indoor Sports Hall at St. George's Park.
Both players and the general public will be able to use the new medical facilities.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the official launch of National Football Centre at St George's Park in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire
– DAVID SHEEPSHANKS, CHAIRMAN OF ST GEORGE'S PARK
This is a wonderful reward for all of the people that have worked so hard to bring St George's Park to reality.
"The local community have embraced every aspect of St George's Park and this will be a red letter day for Burton upon Trent and the surrounding locality.
After opening the new St George's Football Association training centre in Burton-upon-Trent the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge posed for photographs with the England team.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have met the children training on the St. George's Park pitches in Burton-upon-Trent.
The Royal couple are opening the £105m complex built by the Football Association today.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived to open the Football Association's new centre of excellence in Burton-upon-Trent.
Prince William is the president of the FA which spent £105m on the St. George's Park complex.