Hartlepool United and Middlesbrough groundsmen feature in Football League's awards for season
Hartlepool Utd Groundsman Dave Brown has been highly-commended for his work on the Victoria Park pitch.
Groundsman Dave missed out on the top award in League Two but has been highly-commended for his superb work on the Victoria Park playing surface.
The results of the Groundsman of the Year Awards have been revealed today, with Fleetwood Town's Dale Frith claiming the prize in Pools' division.
However, Brown received a certificate for his efforts which was presented to him at The Vic by boss Colin Cooper.
Cooper said: "Dave's pitch has been a credit to him and the Club this season."
"It's a shame he didn't get the top award but he doesn't need to win trophies to show us what a great job he's doing with the pitch at Victoria Park.
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