Newcastle United unveil plans for multi-million pound training complex

Artist's impression of Newcastle United's proposed new training ground Credit: Newcastle United Football Club

Newcastle United have unveiled plans for a multi-million pound revamp of the club's training complex that will turn it into one of the best facilities of its kind in Europe.

The club plans to redevelop the existing 35 acre site with work beginning in May 2015 and completed in early 2016

While existing training pitches and a modern indoor training hall will be retained, the Club's current Training Centre building will be demolished and replaced by a much larger, high-tech structure that will feature new changing rooms, leisure and catering facilities a hydrotherapy and fitness pool.

United's Director of Football, Joe Kinnear said: "This is a hugely exciting development for Newcastle United. We have one of football's great stadiums and we are delighted to now be announcing plans for a training complex which will rival any in Europe"