Broadcasting code of conduct delivers £125m boost for grassroots sport
Grassroots sport in the UK has received a cash injection of £125m, as a result of the voluntary code of conduct on the broadcasting of major sporting events.
SALTEX 2017 visitor profile revealed
After an independent audit confirmed a record-breaking SALTEX attendance at the NEC, the show’s visitor survey has now revealed a fascinating insight into the 8,909 who attended.
Eddie Howe pays tribute to late AFC Bournemouth groundsman John Harriss
AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has paid a fitting tribute to former club groundsman John Harriss, this week.
Car vandals turn Mangotsfield football pitches into ‘mud bath’ with joy-ride
Junior football clubs in Bristol have been landed with a hefty bill after vandals in a car turned their pitches into a “mud bath”.
Seahawks to play Raiders in first NFL game at new Spurs stadium
The first NFL game to be hosted at Tottenham Hotspurs’ new stadium will be the Seattle Seahawks against the Oakland Raiders on 14 October.
New Year, New You
We have all been there: working in grounds and contemplating starting a qualification is a daunting thought.
Grinning Derby County pitch invader banned from every UK football stadium for...
A grinning Derby County pitch invader has been banned from every football stadium in the UK for five years.
Premier League clubs dominate global football finance index
Manchester City have more financial muscle than any other club in world football according to a new financial index, with Premier League clubs dominating the top 10.
FA Cup turns to music and fashion to attract young fans
The FA has announced that its campaign for this season’s FA Cup will use a group of musicians, designers, gamers and fashionistas to target a new generation of fans.
First pitches laid at £4.9m sports park near Horspath, Oxford
THE first pitches have been laid at a new £4.9m sports park near Horspath which is on course to open in the summer.