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Setting pitch up for season

Aim:

To ensure that playing surfaces conform to criteria set out by the FA.

Method

  • Check Pitch Orientation

  • Check Pitch Dimensions

  • Check Condition of posts, nets & flags.

  • Check General condition of pitch.

  • Check Condition of line marker.

  • Check Availability of line marking compound.

  • Check the presence and viability of basic equipment.

  • Mark out pitch.

Timing

Pre-season

 Effects of incorrect procedure

  • Loss of play due to incorrect markings

  • Loss of revenue

  • Delay to start of match to allow remedial action.

  • Match postponed by officials.

  • Player injury

  • Poor playability

  • Reputational damage to club and volunteer groundsman 

Equipment

  • Visual assessment

  • Measuring tape & pegs.

  • Line marker.

 

Practical Tips

  • Check on any changes to the pitch dimensions set out by the FA or local league.

  • Recommended pitch orientation is between 285o and 20o.

  • Check the SE list for basic equipment requirements for clubs.

  • For marking pitch, check with groundsman and assist where possible.

  • Check the basic principles of line marking shown in Module GM 7.

 References

  • URL – FA pitch information.

  • Images of pre-season pitches.