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Premier League Bans Elaborate Pitch Designs

Premier League Bans Elaborate Pitch Designs: The Premier League has announced that unusual pitch patterns and designs are no longer permitted. Leicester City — who cut a club badge into the pitch last season — and Southampton have produced a number of unique patterns in recent years. All clubs must now adhere to the standard […]

Groundsmen Get Their Pants Back

Groundsmen Get Their Pants Back: “Sri Lanka Cricket regrets the unfortunate incident that you had to face and we will ensure that it will never happen again” said Ashley de Silva CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket addressing the groundsmen contracted for the three ODI’s between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. The one hundred groundsmen were compelled to […]

Why Golf Greens Are About To Become Better Than Ever

Why Golf Greens Are About To Become Better Than Ever: Modern turf management practices are raising the standards for golfers.  Greenkeeping Lecturer Anthony Stockwell gives us an update on the modern turf management practices that are raising the standards for golfers. Updates in technology are driving the greenkeeping industry at an accelerated pace. Once keepers of […]

Glodwick club veterans roll with it!

Glodwick club veterans roll with it! Glodwick Cricket Club duo Neil Williams and Gordon Whitehead are celebrating their 70th years by raising funds to replace the club’s heavy roller. “The present roller is a bit of a beast,” said groundsman Gordon. “It’s over 50 years old and most members won’t touch it because it is really […]