Football (page 1)

Vandalism at Sholing FC

"It was like having your heart ripped out." Those are the words of a Hampshire football stalwart who spent most of Thursday helping to deal with the mess...

in Football - 1 day, 9 hours ago

O's groundsman praised

Ross Embleton has hailed the work of Colin James and his staff after pitch struggles last season due to a lack of investment by the previous regime

in Football - 2 days, 15 hours ago

Mansfield match saved

When the pitch at the One Call Stadium froze solid ahead of last weekend's match, the head groundsman camme up with a unique solution. But how do you defrost...

in Football - 1 week, 1 day ago

TRP scores again

Leading structural engineering specialist TRP Consulting will help create Europe’s most advanced football training ground after being appointed to the...

in Football - 1 week, 3 days ago

New Sports Centre opens

A state-of-the-art sports centre including a Football Foundation funded third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), was officially opened at South...

in Football - 1 week, 4 days ago

Q & A; Niall Hazlehurst

Niall Hazlehurst - Formula 1 addict who likes a wind instrument

in Football - 1 week, 5 days ago

Dual battle

The North West of England is home to five top flight teams. But what is life like for the region's lower league groundsmen who can only dream of the extensive...

in Football - 1 week, 5 days ago

Jordan Archer praises 3G

Millwall FC Chief Executive, Steve Kavanagh and goalkeeper, Jordan Archer opened a new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) within the Astley...

in Football - 1 week, 6 days ago

Works continue at Argyle.

The ambitious redevelopment plans for the Mayflower Stand continue to progress, under the leadership of GL events UK, who serve as the principle contractor...

in Football - 2 weeks ago

Leamington's project

Plans to build a new football stadium for Leamington FC have reached a "key milestone", following a deal to acquire a piece of land for the venue.

in Football - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Liverpool FC update

Following the club’s ground-breaking ceremony in September, work at the Reds’ new training complex in Kirkby continues apace.

in Football - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

An impossible job!

Port Vale keeper Scott Brown says groundsman Steve Speed has an impossible job.

in Football - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

It’s Fergie time!

When FIFA were looking for an experienced groundsman to undertake the newly created position of Senior Pitch Management Manager, they needed to look no...

in Football - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Sports Facility award

Tooting and Mitcham Community Sports Club has scored MyLocalPitch’s December Outstanding Sports Facility Award.

in Football - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Luton planning permission

League One football club Luton Town has been granted permission to build a 17,500 all-seater stadium in the town centre

in Football - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Paul's high-tech office

From his remote location at the Valdebebas training facilities, Paul Burgess controls all factors related to the grass in the Santiago Bernabéu and the...

in Football - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Q & A with Michael Barrow

Michael Barrow - his granddad, football, sunday lunch and biting his nails

in Football - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

A bit of a Deva!

The North West of England is home to five top flight teams. But what is life like for the region's lower league groundsmen who can only dream of the extensive...

in Football - 3 weeks, 5 days ago