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Last Updated: Monday, 17 December 2007, 13:23 GMT
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With the NFC's early champions Adam Crozier and Wilkinson already gone from the FA, the project seemed to have lost all its friends by 2004.

With Wembley frightening the money men and tabloid scandals distracting everybody else, Burton was mothballed.

Three years of stop-start building might not have resulted in any buildings but it did produce some of England's best training pitches.

So far only Burton Albion, Gresley Rovers and a few security guards in their lunch hour have had the chance to use them.



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