April 2002 (Page 2)

Cleakheaton Bowls Club

It is a busy bowling season at Cleckheaton’s two crown greens with 20 different teams playing every week as well as a host of special competitions. With...

in Bowls - on 14/4/02

Rovers and City updates

Steve Patrick, Head Groundsman at Blackburn Rovers and Chris Parry from Leicester City update us on the final weeks of the season and the preparations...

in Industry News - on 12/4/02

Sven's call to the Country

A huge Come On England Flag, which is an initiative of The Football Association and England team sponsor Nationwide Building Society, will travel out to...

in Industry News - on 12/4/02

Dry weather causes problems!

Former Headingly Groundsman, Keith Boyce talks about the recent dry spell and the difficulties it is causing for club Groundsmen, without adequate...

in Industry News - on 12/4/02

Seminar on shade problems at Stadium venues

Professional Sportsturf Design have one remaining seminar on the effects of shade in Stadiums. The first one, at the Reebok Stadium on Monday was a great...

in Industry News - on 12/4/02

Filbert Street Update

This week we have had three games in the last week, starting with Manchester United last Saturday, Celtic in a friendly on Monday and a reserve match on...

in Football - on 12/4/02

Feast of Football

Feast of Football

I really enjoy the big European games here at Old Trafford. At this time of the year and in wonderful spring weather there is nothing better than a good...

in Football - on 12/4/02

Keith Boyce

After battling to cope with excessive rain for nearly three months, suddenly Keith Boyce’s cricket pitch is too dry. That is the verdict of the former...

in Cricket - on 12/4/02

Celebrities and Supporters to answer Sven's call

What do celebrities such as Davina McCall, Bob Mortimer, Johnny Vaughan and Bobby Robson have in common? They have all answered England coach Sven Goran...

in Football - on 12/4/02

Ewood update

With the recent dry weather, we have had to spend a lot of our time keeping the ground moist. I have just fertilised Ewood Park, the training ground and...

in Football - on 12/4/02

Buying or selling?

Are you looking to buy some second hand machinery, or have you got to make room for some new 'kit' and could do with a clear out. The barter room has...

in Industry News - on 10/4/02

Bradford and Bingley CC-Weekly update

Our Groundsman Paul Markham gives you a weekly update on the work he does to prepare the square and the ground ready for the season. With practice sessions...

in Industry News - on 8/4/02

Football Groundsman of the Year Shortlist

Premier League - Arsenal, Blackburn, Liverpool. Division 1 - Nottingham Forest, Preston, Wolves. Division 2 - Oldham, Reading, Stoke. Division 3 - Cheltenham,...

in Industry News - on 8/4/02

Cricket update with Paul Markham

‘Happy days are here again.’ What a difference a fortnight makes at Bradford & Bingley Cricket Club! I am writing on Saturday, April 6 after...

in Cricket - on 8/4/02

Groundsman Seminar

Groundsman Seminar

in Editorial - on 8/4/02

Preparations at Wimbledon

With a few weeks to go, the work schedules at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon are nearly up to speed. Grounds Manager Eddie Seaward...

in Industry News - on 5/4/02

Baildon G.C hope for a better year

Head Green keeper Philip Sutton talks about the year they had with the 'Foot and Mouth' crisis, the work and play restrictions put in place and the problems...

in Industry News - on 5/4/02

Lull in games, not in work

It has been a quiet time at Old Trafford in terms of games recently, but as Keith explains the work doesn't stop. With Deportivo arriving for the Champions...

in Industry News - on 5/4/02

Season draws near for Warwickshire

Steve Rouse prepares for the onslaught of the season. The recent weather has helped considerably in the preparation of the square, so fingers crossed for...

in Industry News - on 5/4/02

Lull in games at Old Traffords

We haven’t played at home since March 23rd, when we were beaten 1-0 by Middlesbrough.Since then we have played away through Easter and the first leg...

in Football - on 5/4/02