Bristol City have revealed footage of their new training ground, the Robins High Performance Centre, which has drawn an excited response from fans of the South West club.
City are set to move into the new complex full-time from today, some six years after the early planning for it began.
The multi-million-pound Robins High Performance Centre is in Failand, next to their old training ground, with the construction taking 13 months to complete.
The Ashton Gate outfit gave fans a first look at the completed new facilities in a video that also included a timelapse of the building process.
Introducing: The Robins High Performance Centre. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/0g5Zowz64c
— Bristol City FC (@BristolCity) March 28, 2021
The state of the art complex includes three full size pitches, including a floodlit showpitch that is capable of hosting U18s and U23s games, two other training areas as well as other facilities such as a gym, hydrotherapy pool, changing rooms, medical and rehabilitation facilities, a tactics room and office space.
It also houses education and welfare facilities for City’s young players, with the Robins High Performance Centre allowing the club’s academy and senior squads to train at the same place.
Supporters will no doubt be hoping that means more players can follow in the footsteps of Antoine Semenyo by going from the academy to the first team.
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With Nigel Pearson looking likely to extend his stay beyond the end of the season, there is a fair amount to be positive about for Robins fans and many have taken to Twitter to share their excitement.
Read their reaction here:
— Mark Loose (@mark_loose) March 28, 2021
— Big Norm (@bignorm1992) March 28, 2021
What a club, what a owner 😍 https://t.co/6odxRQtpJc
— Darren Sheppard (@Darren_lee1989) March 28, 2021
Looks better then the rovers ground 😂 https://t.co/anvClW2t8Y
— jack lacey (@lacey_bcfc) March 29, 2021
— James (@jsmithy96) March 28, 2021
— Ponts (@UpThePonts) March 28, 2021
You have to say, that’s magnificent https://t.co/xP9DGSR0bE
— The Exiled Robin (@TheExiledRobin) March 28, 2021
— Tony Wilkins 🔴⚪️ (@ARWBS3) March 28, 2021
Wow 😍 https://t.co/VgQ2fpoz20
— Ben Evans (@TheBen93) March 28, 2021