Liverpool have announced plans to move away from their famous training ground at Melwood. [ LIVE: Stream every PL game live ] On Wednesday the Premier League side announced details about redeveloping the site of their current academy training center at Kirkby. They hope to spend over $62 million to update the facilities and house the first team and academy all in one venue. If Liverpool, who are working with the local council in Knowsley on the project, get the green-light for the impressive project then work is expected to finish in 2019. Chief operating officer at Liverpool, Andy Hughes, is eager to see the first team and academy players all housed in one facility moving forward. “Our proposed
"What we have is four young professionals," RSL coach Jeff Cassar said. "Not kids, but professionals." Toss in fellow academy product Aaron Herrera, a sophomore at the University of New Mexico, and the RSL ties run thick with this U-20 squad that faltered in the opener against 10-man Panama Saturday 1-0, but bounced back in a must-win scenario to beat Haiti 4-1 Tuesday and keep World Cup hopes still beating. The U.S. closes out group play Friday against St. Kitts & Nevis. Glad, Saucedo and Lennon were part of the RSL U-16 team that won a national title in 2013. Soon after, Glad and Saucedo, who grew up in Park City, inked contracts with RSL. Lennon went overseas and signed with Liverpool FC,
Liverpool have today announced plans for a proposed redevelopment of the club’s Academy site in Kirkby. The £50 millionproposal from the Reds, and Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (KMBC),includes the construction of a new combined training centre, the redevelopment of the existing facilities at the Academy and designs to convert the main pitch into an indoor pitch, with the aim of bringing the first-team and Academy operations and facilities together on one site. The plans also include improvements for local residents and the community playing fields at Simonswood Lane.