Player Accomodation Block

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  1. Rogmeister

    Rogmeister Well-Known Member

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    That building looks like zippy on acid
     
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    Technically, it looks like Zippy if one were on acid. If Zippy were on acid, he'd still look the same to you. :wacky:
     
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    Images from Bazza on Sky Scraper City

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    Lilbaz Just call me Baz

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    He posted an album here.
     
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    Some new pics on twitter today.Anyone know what the actual thinking behind this is?Somewhere to recover after matches?somewhere to stay before matches?would love to know the thinking and benefits.
     
  8. Lilbaz

    Lilbaz Just call me Baz

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    Probably for nfl teams to stay when they have games at whl.
    Also for players if we have a game in newcastle or something to stay before an early start.
     
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    Think it's a collection of reasons that made it viable. First it's a good business move, it's going to be the best location for any overseas sports team staying/playing in London, I reckon it will be offered as a pre-season camp for some of the top teams in Europe as well while we are off on tour etc.

    It's also great to have a top class facility for potential signings to stay in while we do the medicals etc. New signings can also live out of it for the first weeks after signing.

    There must also be lots of occasions where Poch wants the players to be together the night before traveling away or before a big game.
     
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    I suspect we are also building it for the NFL teams to have a training base before games. Wonder what the room rate is....
     
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    The England team have also trained there before matches.
     
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    Could also help with future transfers.With top clubs staying there we will have a relationship with them.And also players will see what a superb set up we have.I guess it's pretty shrewd on many levels.Whatever people say about Levy,he certainly is forming models that others will follow.
     
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    Sure I also read it would provide a place for players to sleep in between double sessions.
     
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