New Wembley Pitch Ahead Of Euros: The pitch at Wembley will be removed and completely replaced during next winter for the first time since 2010 in readiness for the 2020 European Championships, according to a report in The Times on 7 April.
The present Desso pitch was installed in June 2010 with an estimated life expectancy of ten years. Although selected areas of the pitch are relaid regularly throughout the season, the work planned for winter months involve the installation of a completely new hybrid pitch as Wembley is due to host seven matches of Euro 2020, including two semi-finals and the final.
With the stadium due to host Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift concerts this summer, the pitch installation is scheduled to take place over two weeks in November after a UEFA Nations League group game against Croatia.
The first match to be played on the new surface is likely to be the 2019 League Cup Final.
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