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Pitch Perfect for the Euros
The hype has already started for the current European Football Championship, but how many watching will comment on the quality of the pitches?
All set for Euro 2016!
Expat Jonathan Calderwood is looking forward to this month’s UEFA European Championship – especially as his ‘home team’ Northern Ireland will be playing on the pitch prepared by him at Paris Saint-
IOG skills course supports the ‘accidental manager’
Groundsmanship is one of the few remaining industries where it is possible to be promoted into management positions without any kind of training or experience in managing aspects, which are ‘nontur
Sports turf students sign up to SALTEX College Cup 2016
The SALTEX College Cup, sponsored by Ransomes, is a new national student-led sports turf challenge - an academic test of turf management knowledge for student competitors who are enrolled at UK col
Prospects are looking good for members
In an exclusive agreement, IOG members can enjoy periods of free and discounted membership of Prospect, the trade union that advises, defends and supports members with problems at work.
School children get a lesson in world-class pitches at Leicester’s King Power...
Leicester City FC’s head groundsman, John Ledwidge, recently facilitated an IOG Young Board of Directors’ ‘Schools into Stadia’ educational day at the club’s King Power Stadium, where he helped the
Turf Maintenance LIVE 1-2 June, book your FREE place now
The IOG, together with BIGGA and the STRI will be supporting Turf Maintenance LIVE at the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School playing fields, Twickenham on 1-2 June from 10am to 3pm, where eight of th
Pitch Renovation Workshop at Wycombe Wanderers - Sunday 5th June
Are you in charge of the pitch maintenance at your club? If so read on to find details of a free workshop at Wycombe Wanderers to support you at your club.