Queens Park Rangers has appointed the architects behind Wembley and the London 2012 Olympic Stadium to design "an unparalleled centre of excellence" at its new training base in Ealing, West London.
The club, who currently train at the Imperial Sports Ground in Harlington, expect to move into the new
Populous, who also designed Arsenal's
QPR chief executive
"Populous have great experience in this field and are the perfect fit for us.
"Over the summer, a great amount of renovation has taken place at our current training ground at Harlington which has reduced the urgency for us to move to a new site.
"We are working very closely with
Populous also designed Arsenal's
English Premier League
David Moyes had no hesitation in rubber-stamping Rio Ferdinand's one-year contract extension because he believes the Manchester United defender has just had one of his best seasons ever.