Situated in a pretty valley, the land had already been approved for development that would leave it as a "green lung" for Burton.
In fact, the FA's otherwise popular plans had to be amended when a threat to ancient trees was detected. Soho Square also had to pay for a new roundabout at a dangerous junction.
So the NFC has Clairefontaine's noble history and rural beauty. All it lacks now is the list of graduates.
What are these?