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England Training Day at SGP - Your Essential Tool kit!

Get ready for the opening event of the new Football Aid 2021-22 campaign by reading our essential tool kit below:

Whether you're playing in the event or simply following on social media, our tool kit outlines everything you need to know about the upcoming England Training Day at St. George's Park on Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

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What is Football Aid, how can I get involved?

Football Aid deliver top class charity football events with a wide range of clubs in the UK and Europe. We also organise regular International events, allowing our fans the unique opportunity to play for their Country at World Famous venues like Wembley Stadium and The Principality Stadium and we even offer an exclusive England Training Day Experience at the Home of England's National teams, St George's Park.

To find out if your Team (or Country) is involved, visit the PLAY page and for more info visit see HOW IT WORKS.

About St. George's Park?

Built in 2012 and set in 330-acres of stunning Staffordshire countryside, St. George's Park is the home of England’s national football teams. With 14 outdoor pitches, including a replica of the Wembley surface, a full-size indoor 3G pitch, a suite of rehabilitation and sports science areas, and an indoor futsal arena, St. George’s Park provides world-class facilities for the England teams ahead of international fixtures.

St. George’s Park is also the home of England Football Learning and delivers all FA national coach education courses. The range of courses, covering a variety of disciplines, are aligned to the England DNA philosophy, consisting of five core elements with the long-term aim to produce winning England teams at senior level.

What does the England Training Day involve?

  • Exclusive use of the changing rooms at SGP
  • High quality 90 minute morning Coaching session overseen by FA Coaches on a FIFA standard indoor 3G pitch
  • Break for a healthy lunch at the Hilton Hotel
  • Exclusive behind the scenes tour of the SGP facilities
  • 90min England (Home) vs England (Away) 11-a-side game on one of SGP's high quality outdoor grass pitches
  • Players provided with 2 x full playing kits: a Football Aid branded Nike Training Kit for the morning session and separate England kits for the afternoon game. 

Where can I order the Matchday Footage and Photographs?

Event Photography - Official photographs will be available to order from Matt Nuttall’s website here >> www.footballaidphotos.com. You can also contact Matt on Tel: 07793 818021 or Email: info@mattnuttallphotography.co.uk.

Matchday DVD - If you'd like to order a DVD of the match please contact – Chillpics' Shane Wilkinson, Freelance Cameraman & Photographer on 07789 500569 or E-mail: swchillpics@gmail.com.


Travelling to the venue

You can see full advice on the best way of Getting to St' George's Park here.

Where is the meeting point at the venue and what time should players arrive?

Players are asked to meet at the Football Centre Reception at 09:15am - 09:30am. The morning training session will run from 10:00am - 11:30am and the afternoon 11 aside game will kick-off at 14:30pm.

A map of the venue is available here.

Has Football Aid delivered an event at St. George's Park before?

Yes, our 1st ever England Training Day was hosted in April 2017 and due to it's huge popularity we've been able to host similar events at St. George's Park ever since. You can read Match Reports from previous events HERE

Health and Safety/Covid-19 measures

In partnership with St. George’s Park we are committed to providing our participants with a truly special experience in as safe and suitable an environment as possible. With that in mind there will be a number of measures in place to maximise the safety of everyone in attendance. Please see the following online resource for details of the latest FA guidance -

FA Non Elite Football - COVID-19 Guidance

Get social?

Join the conversation and share content across your social media by using the accounts and hashtags below:

Facebook – @FootballAid
Twitter – @FootballAid
LinkedIn – @Football Aid
YouTube – @FootballAidMan
Instagram – @footballaid
TikTok - @footballaiduk

Live event coverage will appear on our Twitter feed - so don’t miss any of the action. Check us out on Twitter from 09.30am (GMT) onwards!

#FootballAid21 #LiveTheDream #ThreeLions

Look the part with Football Aid's Clothing Range

The stylish Football Aid Clothing Range is manufactured by Spanish sports clothing giant Joma and includes high quality Polo Shirts, Zip Hoodies, Sweatshirts, Half Zip Training Tops, Rain Jackets and Training T-Shirts all available in sizes from Adult XS to XXXL.

The limited-edition range also represents fantastic value, with items available from just £11.80 - £32.78.


Looking for somewhere to stay?

Get in touch with our friends at Sportsrooms who will organise any accommodation requests for you >> www.sportsrooms.com

Need some new football kit?

In need of some new kit or equipment for the upcoming football campaign? Our clothing and equipment sponsor at Direct Soccer will be happy to assist >> www.directsoccer.co.uk

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