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 Training facilities
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 08:25

Press reporting we may be going into an agreement to share facilities with Rosyth.

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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: WarringtonPar  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 09:53

This makes a lot of sense. It’s a great site. What do you think Raymie?
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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: SAP PAR  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 09:55

In case you get the press paywall you can use outline.com

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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 10:43

Incognito mode will allow you to see it.
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Topic Originator: gwh18  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 11:07

That seems to tick a lot of boxes.




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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: vasco  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 11:50

Rosyth FC has been shafted for years and needs a bit of a break. It`s current (temporary for 3 years) home is wholly inadequate.
The CS Club has been under-used for years and has pretty decent facilities that were in good condition the last time I was there, although that was about 10 years ago.
There is space for 3 flat, well drained pitches.
The location is in fact the old Recreation Park that had been used by Rosyth Recreation Juniors, I believe in the 1950`s. It has a bus stop right outside and a wee bit of parking, that may need a few spaces added.
I really hope this comes off as I can`t think of anything that isn`t a plus for all the parties concerned.

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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: Raymie the Legend  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 12:14

The CSC would be an excellent location for a training academy. As Vasco has said, there is room for two, flat full sized pitches, although some drainage work would be required for the third, that would sit higher up.
I`d imagine the building would be knocked down and replaced by a bespoke version?
Handy for the M90, so players could commute easily.




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Topic Originator: steaua  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 13:11

Good move. As said above two pitches , plenty space for working on stuff at training. .

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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: GJS93  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 13:15

an artificial pitch would be needed so that could solve that drainage issue, that plus 2 grass pitches is a minimum requirement.

the club will be considering every option possible but this does tick a lot of boxes.

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Topic Originator: WarringtonPar  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 13:27

Raymie, with a bit of excavation there is probably room for 3 pitches if you include the bowling green area.
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Topic Originator: Playup_Pompey  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 13:28

Facilities are horrible, not sure if the showers work but dressing rooms are not fit for purpose with big holes in the floor, and benches ripped up etc. As others said imagine first step would be bulldoze for a bespoke clubhouse. Adding another artificial surface in addition to the one just around the corner or 1mile along road at pitreavie would be huge cost with little return unless became the community hub that the fleet grounds is at the moment.

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Topic Originator: shrek par  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 13:33

Showers were put in by the rugby club now in harley street many moons ago.

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Topic Originator: dafcharvey  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 14:20



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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 14:39

May be cheaper demolish and build rather than attempt to repair.
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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: eastendalloapar  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 14:41

If this comes to pass, it would give us a ground for reserve games etc.

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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: Athletico  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 15:44

`The Stephen Simmons Park of Excellence`

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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: LochgellyAlbert  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 18:46

Showers were installed when club was built, I was using them long before rugby club appeared. Top park was pretty ropey, not quality turf and quite bumpy, was suitable as a rugby park though I scored a few goals on it!
Lower level is way better and always has been, building needs a revamp if not demolition, wont miss running up and down the embankments pre season though!🤮🤮🤮
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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: gopars  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 19:55

Bit of mischief going on here by Dunfermline Press, no-one is taking into account that the ground still falls under the CSSC and they have been asked to ensure access to the high numbers of CS Clubs that still use the facilities. Whilst Rosyth JFC would be a good fit if the Pars were to be involved then access would be denied. There is quite a high level of bad feeling in the way the club was closed.

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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: neils  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 21:13

I saw that in the article, the fact that someone else actually owns it is not a minor detail, regardless of what others may want to do with it.

Seems odd though that the Civil Service should own sports and social facilities though- is this from a different era?

Genuine question, are there any Civil Service offices in West Fife?

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 Re: Training facilities
Topic Originator: gopars  
Date:   Thu 8 Apr 21:29

Lot of retired Civil Servants, Job Centre, Driving Examiners, MoD Caledonia, DIO at top of Dockyard Steps, Army Centre in Elgin St, all have CS working in them.

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