Football (Page 4)

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Pitches get green light

Issues around anti-social behaviour, safety, the loss of green space and potential visual impacts were raised, with 678 objections lodged across four phases...

in Football - on 29/8/21


Artistry meets mastery

After a stringent search for a new rotary mower, Ian Lucas, Head of Grounds at A.F.C Bournemouth, concluded that the electric Dennis ES-34R was the by...

in Football - on 23/8/21

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Buzzer makes switch

Long serving Accrington Stanley groundsman Martyn Cook is leaving the Wham Stadium after 14 years to transfer to Premier League neighbours Burnley.

in Football - on 22/8/21

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Groundsman 'n' grassroots

A Redcar volunteer has been crowned the winner of the FA & McDonald’s Grassroots Grounds Team of the Year award. On Saturday, August 7, Graham Rose headed...

in Football - on 18/8/21


Everton break ground

Everton Football Club has held a project commencement ceremony at Bramley-Moore Dock to mark the breaking of ground in the construction of a new £500m...

in Football - on 17/8/21


Pitches come home

Sports pitches on Woodside Park in Dudley have been brought back into use in time for the football season. The park used to hold regular organised football...

in Football - on 15/8/21

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New pitches for Leyburn

A long-running saga over youngsters’ access to football fields in a Yorkshire Dales market town could finally be resolved if a proposal to create pitches...

in Football - on 14/8/21


Q&A with Ian Cooper

Ian Cooper - he loves football and boxing ... but not Liverpool FC!

in Football - on 13/8/21


Kidsgrove Athletic FC

Kidsgrove Athletic FC in Staffordshire currently play in the Northern Premier League Division One West. The club’s award-winning groundsman/director...

in Football - on 13/8/21

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Possible plans for 3G

With the Euros and now the Olympics we are enjoying a summer of sport ... but not everyone is happy with possible plans to boost sporting provision in...

in Football - on 11/8/21

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Alfreton crowdfunding

Alfreton Town have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help with the renovation of Impact Arena’s playing surface.

in Football - on 8/8/21

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FF commits to grassroots

The Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation celebrates 21 years of transforming lives through the power of football, having funded...

in Football - on 7/8/21

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Sutton Utd pitch delay

Bad weather has hampered the process of replacing the artificial surface at the National League champions' Gander Green Lane home and as a result, their...

in Football - on 7/8/21


FSIF release survey

As part of the ongoing review of the Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF), the Football Foundation recently carried out a survey of all the Clubs that...

in Football - on 2/8/21


£1500 prize fund

It's time to submit your challenge for the 2021/22 Pitchcare & Syngenta Fantasy Football League with a £1500 prize fund. This is an exclusive league for...

in Football - on 2/8/21

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We need more 3G pitches

One of my passions outside of politics is sport, especially football. As someone who used to be secretary of a local junior football club, I know, like...

in Football - on 28/7/21


£50m more for grassroots

The Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation has welcomed today’s announcement from Government that a further £50million will be...

in Football - on 27/7/21

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Wigan pitches wrecked

A club and ward councillors have angrily blasted the selfish actions of those responsible. Five pitches maintained by Aspull Juniors FC were churned up...

in Football - on 22/7/21


PNE’s pitches boosted

Pete Ashworth, Head Groundsman at Preston North End FC, has revealed how products from Mansfield Sand play a role in achieving consistently good playing...

in Football - on 22/7/21

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Investment in grassroots

The Prime Minister has announced an additional £50 million in grassroots football pitches, to boost the wave of national interest in EURO 2020 and Women’s...

in Football - on 18/7/21