– 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."
– David Bernstein, FA chairman
The opening of St George's Park is truly a momentous occasion in the history of the FA.
Next year we will celebrate the FA's 150th anniversary, and this moment will be recorded as significant as any that has gone before us in the last 149 years.
We are particularly delighted that both the Duke and Duchess can join us to open this facility.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will open the Football Association's new national training complex today.
William and Kate will be givena tour of the £100 million St George's Park site in Staffordshire which aims tobe a centre of excellence for training football coaches.
The royal couple will step onto a practice pitch to meet England manager Roy Hodgson and his squad who arepreparing for their 2014 World Cup qualifier against San Marino on Friday.
Hope Powell, England women's national coach, and a number of players from the England women's team will also meet the Duke - the FA's president - and his wife during their tour.