Football governing body FIFA has updated its manuals that describe the requirements synthetic turf for football have to meet as well as the test methods used to establish the performance.
Both documents are available as a PDF and can be downloaded from the FIFA Quality Programme for Football Turf website.
- Click here for the manual that describes the test methods to be used
- Click here for the manual that describes the requirements FIFA approved football turf fields will have to meet.
Due to the close cooperation between FIFA and World Rugby with regards to synthetic turf surfaces, the documents also be used for synthetic turf rugby fields.