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English FA hails 'fantastic' FIFA $500,000 grant

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England's Football Association has welcomed a $500,000 grant from FIFA towards its new national football centre as evidence of a major step forward in an often icy relationship with the world governing body. 

Football Association Chairman David Bernstein, pictured in October 2012. England's Football Association has welcomed a $500,000 grant from FIFA towards its new national football centre as evidence of a major step forward in an often icy relationship with the world governing body.

The money will go towards 'The Goal' project of a sports and medical centre at St George's Park in Burton, central England.

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