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EPL punishes Coventry City for poor maintenance

Coventry City has received a five-point deduction to be suspended for the remainder of the 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 season, after…

Warm season grass discussed

Maintaining a good quality sports pitch in countries with a hot climate can be tremendously challenging. Groundsmen in areas like…

Condor Grass Christmas gift for Robur et Velocitas

Players at Robur et Velocitas F.C. in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, received an early Christmas gift when club management announced that…

EC postpones decision on polymeric infill

The European Commission will decide only in March or April next year at the earliest whether it will adopt the…

GMA launches non-English language training course

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) has launched a level 1 training course to maintain football pitches in the Serbo-Croat-Bosnian language.

Digital service saves Helsingborg water

The city of Helsingborg has embraced technology to save on water and fertilizers. A new digital service now alerts the…

Why we should keep the pitch heating going

Erwin Beltman was the head groundsman for stadium De Kuip in the Netherlands between 2013 and 2022. In that period,…

Synthetic turf as an energy producer

Trials show that synthetic turf fields can produce enough energy to replace natural gas as an energy source to boil…

End-of-life turf: the new gold

Reclaimed components of end-of-life synthetic turf can, by all means, be reused or repurposed. Authorities have drafted or are busy…

ASA motivates rulings

The British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has motived two of its rulings that affect synthetic turf. The motivation¬†highlights two key…