Artificial Turf

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An artificial surface made to look like grass, which is used on many football fields, often linked to abrasions
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RONNY DEILA said Hamilton's artificial pitch was "like playing on ice" as Celtic laboured to a 2-1 win.
We've clearly got to take into account the fact we're playing on Widnes's artificial pitch and whether it's an ideal first game back for players who are just back following knee surgery.
We didn't know what the pitch would be like but the gaffer had us well prepared and we'd trained down at Widnes on a couple of days in the week and we have an artificial pitch at Finch Farm.
Key elements of the new Sports Village include an athletics field and stadium featuring track and spectator seating, a full-size artificial pitch along with grass football pitches, four five-a-side artificial pitches and a fitness gym and sports hall offering multi-functional sports and performance spaces.
One chairman said he could sell his training ground and train on an artificial pitch all week and then play on a Saturday.
The Kiwi, now captain of French and European champions Toulon, said: "I played on the artificial pitch at Cardiff when we played the Blues in the Heineken Cup last season.
But there have been concerns raised with the fact the game is set to be played on a new 3G artificial pitch, one that has only recently been laid.
It was a surprise to us when we found out that they are considering an artificial pitch because we know what happened in Russia - the pitch there was taken up and a normal grass pitch was brought back in.
Gers boss Ally McCoist has suggested Airdrie's artificial pitch could be a leveller but the Diamonds won just one home game in the league last season and are struggling since relegation, taking just one point from two games.
CARDIFF Blues have confirmed their Arms Park home is to be fitted with an artificial pitch in time for the start of next season.
5 WEST PARK'S young inexperienced XV were overpowered physically by unbeaten Burnage who took full advantage of their expertise on their new artificial pitch to rattle up 67 points, a single unconverted try by Park's John James coming after an hour's one way traffic.
The Boldmere Falcons, in Sutton Coldfield, has been told by city planners to consider moving its artificial pitch further away from homes.