Date: 1st July 2008 at 11:46am
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Walsall have opened their £1m training complex Chief executive Roy Whalley declaring the new complex a landmark for the club.

The training site in Broad Lane, Essington has had extensive building work.Walsall will pay Essington Parish Council £8,500 a year in rent,and has taken around six months to complete.

Roy Whalley believes that it will be a big boost for the club to have a permanent base.

He said in the Express and Star “We regard this as being very much a landmark day in the story of Walsall Football Club.

“We have never had our own training ground and we have always felt that was something that was missing.

“It is very much a state-of-the-art facility. I think it will be a great thing for Walsall FC.”

Saddlers boss Jimmy Mullen and Parish Council chairman David Clifft of course David Clifft is known in area following a April fools joke which he swollowed hook line and sinker much to the amusement of the UTS Fans site

 

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