Melwood has been Liverpool FC official training ground for 70 years. Trough 1950 till 2020, the training grounds have inspired, natured and hosted talents and legends of the club.
Integral to our story for 70 years…— Liverpool FC (@LFC) November 10, 2020
This was Melwood… and we’ll never forget it ❤️ pic.twitter.com/3Xd93jQidA
Invariably, Melwood has been the backbone of Liverpool success and victory in England and across the globe. The flamboyant display of the “The Champions Wall” alone has been an inspiration to players and staff. However, it is now time for the club to partway with the historic grounds and move to their new £50 million AXA Training Centre, Kirkby.
Here are reactions and memories from some past staff and players of Liverpool FC
So many fantastic memories from Melwood. Sad to see that @LFC will no longer be training there, but the history and tradition will be forever etched in our minds. The new facility looks unbelievable – fingers crossed it brings the same success to our Club. pic.twitter.com/HUMMHQ22zJ— Sir Kenny Dalglish (😷) (@kennethdalglish) November 10, 2020
Home from home ❤️ #Melwood pic.twitter.com/rYF94uoUvo— Ian Rush MBE (@Ian_Rush9) November 9, 2020
End of an era today as @LFC leave the Melwood Training ground. I was lucky enough to spend so many wonderful years there with some of the best players, managers, coaches and staff in the game. Memories i will always cherish. pic.twitter.com/DsHOvOyMt8— ROY EVANS (@Roy_Evo) November 9, 2020
Gutted to see Melwood go. Part of the @LFC DNA. Where Shankly dared to dream and Legends graced the turf. Absolutely honoured to just be a little part of it. Thank you I’ll never forget #memories #LFC #LFCfamily pic.twitter.com/VUcH58tlVw— Jason Mcateer (@MCATEER4) November 9, 2020
Melwood gone but not forgotten! #melwood #Liverpool pic.twitter.com/pbtSw7QS9S— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) November 9, 2020
That was the meeting point.@LFC— Luis Garcia (@luchogarcia14) November 8, 2020
Is moving to a fantastic place, where new legends will have beautiful memories and an perfect atmosphere to train and develop new talent. So happy for them.
Melwood will be missed for many generations of players. Thanks for looking after us !! pic.twitter.com/mQ1a27FL02
I turned up at this place 30 years ago. Little did I know that it would provide me with the memories of a lifetime. So many great people walked through those gates. And so many friendships formed. Thanks for the memories. #Melwood pic.twitter.com/vmFPUdkq1n— michael owen (@themichaelowen) November 10, 2020
I almost spend 9 years at Melwood and it’s definitely one of the places I miss the most.— Daniel Agger (@DanielAgger) November 9, 2020
Not really the facilities but more the people in it.
I could keep going. The place was magic. Especially for a 21 year old boy from Brøndby. ⚽️✨. Y.N.W.A pic.twitter.com/Z1I7GFx8hq
I spent 10 years at Melwood!The quality of the people there was incredible.— Lucas Leiva (@LucasLeiva87) November 10, 2020
The security guards,Carol and Caroline ❤️ from the kitchen,players Liaison,Press Office and my teammates.
I am sure the new training ground will be like home just like Melwood was for me.
Good Luck LFC! pic.twitter.com/UMOONcDxAZ
Many stories and memories will stay within the walls of #Melwood YNWA@LFC #FarewellMelwood pic.twitter.com/mxcNUN7NLg— Fernando Torres (@Torres) November 10, 2020
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