Former Middlesbrough star Jamie Pollock is giving back to English football with the launch of a new football centre on Teesside.

Pollock also played for Bolton Wanderers, Crystal Palace, Manchester City and Spanish club Osasuna - then managed by Rafa Benitez - before injury forced his retirement.

He's created a £1.5m field of dreams - the Top Corner Sports complex, on the site of the old TA centre on Longlands Road, Middlesbrough.

Once fully up and running, the floodlit complex will feature six five-a-side pitches and an indoor pitch, a full size all-weather pitch plus changing rooms, a reception, club room, bar, cafe and nursery, reports the Evening Gazette.

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