Football (Page 3)

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FIFA's Pitch Preparation

When it comes to sports turf data collection, the requirements of FIFA echo the challenges faced by other federations in terms of the scale, depth and...

in Football - on 11/10/21


Q&A with Dan Barnes

Dan Barnes - enjoy your meal quietly, unless you are with Boris, Elon and Borat!

in Football - on 10/10/21


Drum roll please!

Upgrades to the infrastructure at Eastleigh Football Club’s Silverlake Stadium have been followed up by extensive pitch improvements as the club aim...

in Football - on 10/10/21

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'Absolute cretins'

Bosses at a grassroots football club expressed frustration after mindless vandals damaged the pitches. Skidmarks were discovered right across the pitches...

in Football - on 9/10/21


Trusty Dennis G860

Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC has said goodbye to its trusty 19-year-old Dennis cylinder mower and welcomed a new G860 as its replacement.

in Football - on 8/10/21

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Getting to know Liv Cooke

We caught up with freestyle football World Champion, Liv Cooke, as she joins the Football Foundation team as an official Fan.

in Football - on 6/10/21

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Stars join groundsman

A groundsman for Wolverhampton Wanderers got a nice surprise last night when two of the team's stars joined him at his retirement party.

in Football - on 2/10/21

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Tributes for George James

A MAN described as a ‘club legend’ and former Rhyl FC groundsman has died. George James, who died on September 16, spent virtually his lifetime with...

in Football - on 1/10/21


The new normal

Six months on from the last FIFA Update, Blair Ferguson talks with the world governing body’s Senior Pitch Management Manager, Alan Ferguson, about the...

in Football - on 25/9/21


Accurate and efficient

Colin Galliford, Head Groundsman at Woking FC, has long relied on a wide range of products and machinery in order to maintain the superb playing surface...

in Football - on 24/9/21


Bees’ Honey of a pitch

When Brentford FC won the play-off for a place in the Premier League in May it put them back in the top flight of English football where they hadn’t...

in Football - on 17/9/21

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New Sports Hub in Chorley

A new £2.7million sports hub has officially opened in Lancashire. The West Way Sports Hub in Chorley was officially opened by Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle...

in Football - on 15/9/21


FF helps Harvester FC

Set up in 1987 by club President Margaret Southgate, Harvesters was born from a passion for the grassroots game and a desire to create a safe, inclusive...

in Football - on 13/9/21

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Fit for the Premiership

Formartine United Football Club boasts a pitch to match its ambitions thanks to an experienced groundsman and two Dennis mowers

in Football - on 13/9/21


Liv Cooke joins FF

The Football Foundation has announced that Liv Cooke, the freestyle football world champion and five-time world record holder, joins the charity as an...

in Football - on 12/9/21

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Mowing a million steps

Groundsman Mo Robson is mowing one million steps to raise money for children with life-limiting conditions. The 41 year-old, who is groundsman for Northampton...

in Football - on 9/9/21

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Pitch perfect Ayr United

Waddell has been part of the Somerset Park setup for 17 years. For all that football is a team game, there’s one man at Ayr United's Somerset Park who...

in Football - on 8/9/21


Pitches to be revamped

A grassroots club has been given a valuable £18,200 grant by the FA and Premier League to improve its pitches - to help people "get back to playing football"...

in Football - on 6/9/21

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Covering all Bases

Professional sports turf maintenance is no stranger to advancements in technology changing the way work is done. Over the past decade, there have been...

in Football - on 6/9/21

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Moyes fury revealed

Results at West Ham could begin to nosedive if the groundsman is unable to improve the quality of the pitch at the London Stadium. So says ex-Premier League...

in Football - on 2/9/21