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Manager’s Tribute To Former Groundsman

Manager’s Tribute To Former Groundsman: Southend United manager Chris Powell has paid tribute to Sid Broomfield, the man who helped to build Roots Hall. Broomfield passed away earlier this week, aged 94. And Powell insisted the club’s former groundsman would forever be a massive part of the club’s history. “You don’t get too many people […]

Regional Account Manager

Turfix, part of the Pitchmark Group, is a fast-growing, award-winning family business providing premium pitch solutions to the professional sports turf sector. We’re looking for a Regional Account Manager to join the Turfix team.  Your key role will be to identify new business opportunities and generate sales of our product lines, whilst maintaining and developing […]

Award For Beccles Town Groundsman

Award For Beccles Town Groundsman: Beccles Town have been crowned winners of the Suffolk FA Groundsman of the Year sponsored by Ransomes at the first time of asking. The club had never previously entered the competition, which is open to clubs in the county at Step 7 and below. The five members of the Judging […]

Praise For Orient Groundsman

Praise For Orient Groundsman: Leyton Orient assistant Ross Embleton hailed the work of Colin James and his staff after pitch struggles last season due to a lack of investment by the previous regime. The current condition of Leyton Orient’s home pitch will given the team the chance to impose themselves on their future opponents, according […]

Groundsman Creates ‘Starburst’ Outfield

Groundsman Creates ‘Starburst’ Outfield: TV viewers watching the latest test match at the Darren Sammy stadium in Gros Islet may have been struck by the unusual way the outfield has been cut, mown into the shape of a “starburst” fanning out from the pitch to the boundary. This sort of topiary appears to be unique to […]

Groundsman Sacked Over Racist Tweets

Groundsman Sacked Over Racist Tweets: A former Lincoln City groundsman has been sacked by the football club after a series of offensive tweets surfaced. Ashley Barratt was dismissed 12 hours after the club were made aware of the tweets, following an investigation. Barratt’s tweets were posted online between September and October 2017, before he became an employee […]

Dan Sanders Wins Groundsman Award

Dan Sanders Wins Groundsman Award: Westfields groundsman Dan Sanders has been crowned the Midland Football League Premier Division Groundsman of the Year. Sanders, from Clehonger, looks after all the main pitch and other pitches as allpay.park. He also finished runner-up overall in the Midland Football League to Brockton Football Club as Groundsman of the Year. His certificate […]

Tributes Groundsman George Hay

Tributes Groundsman George Hay: Tributes have been paid to a fixture of Clydebank’s sporting community who will be laid to rest at the ground that became a family home. George Hay died on December 30 at the age of 69, just one year older than Drumchapel Amateurs. He lived his entire life across the street from […]

Tributes Paid To Popular Groundsman

Tributes Paid To Popular Groundsman: Tributes have been paid to a popular football groundsman who has lost his battle with cancer, aged 87. Adam Grant, of Tillymaud, near Udny, gave his tender loving care to the North Lodge Park pitch at Formartine United for more than three decades – despite losing a hand in a tragic […]

Colwyn Bay Groundsman Praised

Colwyn Bay Groundsman Praised: Elfyn Jones, groundsman at Colwyn Bay, recently received national praise for his effort on the club’s playing pitch. The hard-working volunteer finished third in the EVO-STIK League Groundsman of the Year Award at a glitzy ceremony at the FA’s St George’s Park, and he also received a high commendation nationally. Jones is […]