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Redknapp to open new training ground

Harry Redknapp will open the Cherries new training ground Credit: PA

AFC Bournemouth will unveil its new training ground to the public today with Cherries legend Harry Redknapp set to cut the ribbon.

The ex-Tottenham Hotspur and Portsmouth manager will be joined by the Mayor of Bournemouth - as Kings Park takes centre stage for the grand opening.

Also joining the pair is AFC Bournemouth manager Paul Groves and chairman Eddie Mitchell.

The Kings Park training base includes two full sized natural grass pitches constructed to the same specification of the Goldsands Stadium surface, as well as two additional 3G pitches.

Open to the public, the ceremony takes place at 1.30pm, before the Cherries take on Premier League new boys Reading at 3pm.

Eddie Mitchell said, "I am absolutely thrilled that Harry is joining us on Saturday.

"We are hosting a Premier League club who are really on the up and it is a fantastic occasion for the town.

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