Juventus Training Center (Vinovo)

The Juventus Training Center (colloquially known as "the Vinovo") is a football training facility owned by Juventus, located in Vinovo a comune 14 kilometres southwest of the city of Turin. Designed by GAU and Shesa,[1] the training ground features modern facilities and was opened in August 2006. The facility measures a total of 162,900 square meters and originally cost € 12.5 million.

Juventus Training Center
Vinovo
Vinovo Media Center - panoramio.jpg
LocationVinovo
Coordinates44°58′40″N 07°36′58″E / 44.97778°N 7.61611°E / 44.97778; 7.61611Coordinates: 44°58′40″N 07°36′58″E / 44.97778°N 7.61611°E / 44.97778; 7.61611
OwnerJuventus F.C.
TypeFootball training facility
Capacity400
Construction
Broke ground2004
Opened2006
Construction cost€ 12.5 million

Owned trough Campi di Vinovo S.p.A., controlled by the club to 71.3% until 2003,[2] until 2018, it was used as a training ground for the Juventus men's team until the construction of the new training center;[3] it is now exclusively used for the matches and training for that of the Juventus youth sector (already from 2017), and that of the women's team.[4]

FacilitiesEdit

The training area includes:[5][6]

  • eleven regular playing fields (nine in natural grass and two in synthetic grass), of which:
    • one of reduced size;
    • one with a mobile pressostatic cover, used in case of cold and bad weather;
    • the "Campo Ale & Ricky" (dedicated to the memory of Alessio Ferramosca and Riccardo Neri, youths of the young bianconeri who drowned in a facility pond[7][8]), with a 400-seat grandstand, reserved for matches housewives of Juventus Women and of all the Juventus youth sector;
  • a swimming pool that allows counter-current swimming and hydro massage;
  • a physiotherapy center;
  • a gym for heating and muscle building;
  • soccer tennis;
  • seven locker rooms for competitive sports (one for Juventus Women and six for youth teams);
  • two warehouses.

The media center includes:

  • a hotel of about 350 m²;
  • a sports medicine center;
  • a room for technical meetings;
  • the JTV television studios;
  • the press room, which can accommodate up to 30 journalists, for press conferences.

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ (in Italian) Gallery Project: Juventus Center - www.studiogau.it.
  2. ^ (CONSOB 2007:47, 107)
  3. ^ "Il primo allenamento al JTC!" (in Italian). juventus.com.
  4. ^ "Women, prime corse alla Continassa!" (in Italian). juventus.com. 16 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Centro allenamenti Juventus" (PDF) (in Italian). studiogau.it.
  6. ^ "Prospetto informativo OPV 2007" (PDF) (in Italian). consob.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-10.
  7. ^ "Ranieri lancia il turn over, ecco Trezeguet e Amauri" (in Italian). la Repubblica. 12 September 2008.
  8. ^ "Tragedia al centro bianconero, muoiono due giovani della Berretti" (in Italian). 15 December 2006.

Other publicationsEdit

External linksEdit

  • [1] (in English, Italian, Chinese, Indonesian, and Japanese)