Football (Page 3)


Everton FC Development

The Everton Stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock is really beginning to take shape

in Football - on 27/11/22


FIFA Update-World Cup 22

The men’s World Cup in Qatar starts this weekend, and activity has been rather busy for FIFA Senior Pitch Management Manager Alan Ferguson and his...

in Football - on 15/11/22


Womens football at SALTEX

With ‘no pitch no play’ one of the biggest barriers to levelling the playing field between women and men’s football, the success of the women’s...

in Football - on 8/11/22

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Overworked groundsman?

Why is it that coaches and managers these days think they have the right to use an opponent’s pitch to warm-up pre-match?

in Football - on 5/11/22


Foundation get agency

Digital marketing agency Bolser has been appointed by the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation to help enable the investment of...

in Football - on 31/10/22


Boreham Wood is good

Hosting upwards of 70 fixtures in a season, it’s fair to say that the grounds staff at Boreham Wood Football Club have their work cut out when it comes...

in Football - on 24/10/22


Queens Park Rangers

The Championship club has been trying to create a new training ground for over a decade, and though a planning application was granted on a site not so...

in Football - on 24/10/22

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Chelsea development plan

Chelsea co-owner Jonathan Goldstein has confirmed that the Blues will kickstart their plan to redevelop Stamford Bridge 'within the next year'. Plans to...

in Football - on 22/10/22


Aberdeen go INFINICUT

Aberdeen Football Club have made a major step forward in their aim of reducing emissions by 50% by 2030 with the purchase of a brace of battery-powered...

in Football - on 17/10/22


Don't Make Pitches Dark

The autumn and winter months require a shift in approach for pitch management. The worries of coping with heat and drought stress have passed and the focus...

in Football - on 7/10/22


Mansfield Sand at SALTEX

Visitors to the Mansfield Sand stand (C110) at SALTEX can expect to see a wide range of sand-based products that are vital to the overall health and performance...

in Football - on 5/10/22


Glenavon FC

If you know anything about football in Northern Ireland, you will undoubtedly have heard of Glenavon FC and the popular stadium which the club calls home....

in Football - on 26/9/22


Steve Speed set to leave

Head groundsman Steve Speed is to leave Port Vale, bringing an end to his 43 years at the club,

in Football - on 15/9/22


SGL launches LED50

With sustainability high on the global agenda, SGL launches another energy efficient LED lighting unit to add to the existing range of LED lighting systems....

in Football - on 8/9/22


Hibs pitch demands

Hibs manager Lee Johnson has placed extra demands on the head groundsman at Easter Road – by demanding the grass is cut to a particular height.

in Football - on 3/9/22


Multi-sport funding

Gareth Southgate joined forces with the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation today to announce that by 2025, the charity plan...

in Football - on 29/8/22

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Obituary: Steve Braddock

Arsenal head groundsman Steve Braddock has passed away aged 58 after suffering from a long illness.

in Football - on 22/8/22

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Obituary: Brian Sweenie

Tributes have been paid to the much-loved groundsman of Neilston FC following the news of his death.

in Football - on 21/8/22


Intense turf stress

This summer has seen the hottest recorded temperatures within the UK. It seems likely that 2021, which was declared the hottest European summer since 1500,...

in Football - on 17/8/22

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Hosepipe ban looms

There’s one worried man at Torquay United - and it’s not manager Gary Johnson because his injury-hit forward line couldn’t hit the net against Oldham...

in Football - on 13/8/22