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The Football Association in England and Wales has announced that 20 job opportunities are to be created at St. George's Park.

The roles, which stretch from football development posts through to marketing opportunities, are all available now at http://www. globalsportsjobs. com/profile/stgeorgespark/Chairman of St. Georges Park, David Sheepshanks, said: We are creating a new team at St. Georges Park so every single one of the new roles will be critical to our future success. We aim to develop a world class culture among our staff, with an exceptional service ethos and we are looking for people who want to be part of this. With FA Learning – The FAs educational arm – relocating to St. Georges Park there are also a number of exciting positions related to coach education and personal development. Former Sheffield United and Bristol City striker Wayne Allison, Research Manager for coaching at St. Georges Park, added: I was a professional footballer for over 20 years and Im delighted that the next stage of my career will be playing a part in the future of English football at St. Georges Park. Its going to be an exciting time for everyone involved in the game and St. Georges Park really does signal a new era for football development in this country. St. Georges Park is the training home of the 24 England teams, and a national coach education, development and sports medicine centre for football, sport and business. The 330–acre site is situated in the heart of the country in Burton–Upon–Trent and is due to open in summer 2012. St. Georges Park will become a sporting destination of choice for coaches, players, administrators and officials alike from English football. St. Georges Park will be a genuine haven of learning, training and self–improvement. It will be the practical and spiritual home of FA Learning, the educational arm of The FA. It will benefit the component parts of English football, from basic educational needs through to the elite game. It will offer an inspirational and inclusive learning environment. Football teams of all levels will also be able to hold residential training camps using all the facilities at St. Georges Park including the outdoor pitches, the multi–sport indoor facility, and the state–of–the–art sports medicine, rehabilitation and performance training centre.

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