Football & Stadium Management:
April / May 2022 Contents 

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Dundee Reveal Plans For New Stadium Development

Dundee Reveal Plans For New Stadium Development Ecotricity, the world’s first green energy company, has revealed revisited plans for its long-awaited Eco Park development: the new home for Forest Green Rovers, next to Junction 13 of the M5 motorway in Gloucestershire.

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Hibernian Appoint PTI Digital To Drive Digital Transformation

Hibernian Appoint PTI Digital To Drive Digital Transformation PTI Digital are have been appointed by Hibernian Football Club to support its data and digital roadmap and underlying technology infrastructure.

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The Keyholding Company Relaunches Emergency And Temporary Guarding Service In Response To Shortages In The Labour Market

The Keyholding Company Relaunches Emergency And Temporary Guarding Service In Response To Shortages In The Labour Market The Keyholding Company has announced the relaunch of its emergency and temporary guarding service which gives guarding and facilities managers a “subs bench” of SIA-licenced guards they can call on as cover for holiday, sickness, vacancies and unplanned absence.

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Dennis G34D Is Brilliant For The Baggies

Dennis G34D Is Brilliant For The Baggies Rob Lane, Head Groundsman at The Hawthorns stadium, recently decided that a Dennis G34D cylinder was the mower that would help him achieve that all important pitch-perfect-presentation.

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Bostik Hits Flooring For Six On The Oval Extension

Bostik Hits Flooring For Six On The Oval Extension When The Oval cricket ground recently underwent a major extension, Bostik was on hand to provide subfloor preparation products and technical advice to ensure the flooring could be installed to the highest possible standard in time for a high‑profile event.

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Imperative MM Impresses The Imps

Imperative MM Impresses The Imps Lincoln City FC, also known as the Imps, boasts a pitch consisting of MM60 grass seed and Head Groundsman Craig Housley could not be more impressed.

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GKB Launch New Verticollector At BTME 2022

GKB Launch New Verticollector At BTME 2022 GKB Machines used BTME 2022 as a launch platform for a brand-new addition to their natural turf maintenance range, in the form of the Verticollector. Based on the principles of their VStrong scarifier, the new Verticollector range promises effective organic matter removal and clean collection of the extracted material in a single pass.

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Redexim UK Celebrate 40 Years At BTME 2022!

Redexim UK Celebrate 40 Years At BTME 2022! With a rich history of supplying a vast selection of equipment critical to successful fine turf and sports turf maintenance, the Redexim UK team marked the proud milestone of 40 years in business at BTME 2022 in Harrogate. Having gained the rights to sell the iconic Verti-Drain® in the UK in 1982, this set the benchmark for much of the company’s success in the 40 years that followed.

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Visitor Registration For SAGE 2022 Event Is Now Open

Visitor Registration For SAGE 2022 Event Is Now Open The UK’s largest outdoor sports and grounds maintenance tradeshow, SAGE is taking place on 6th & 7th July at The Three Counties Showground in Malvern and registration has now opened for visitors.

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Hunter On Target For The Darts

Hunter On Target For The Darts The heavily used pitch at Dartford FC’s Princes Park Stadium is benefitting from a recently installed Hunter irrigation system, supplied by KAR UK.

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The Evolution Of Sports And Stadia Design

The Evolution Of Sports And Stadia Design By Robert Kennedy, Architect, Holmes Miller.

For more than 30 years Holmes Miller has worked on some of the most pivotal projects in sport’s history. These include modernising two of the UK’s top five stadiums by capacity – Old Trafford and Murrayfield – as well as designing internationally recognised projects such as the EKA Arena in Ahmedabad, India, and the Kia Oval in London.

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InVentry Helps To Improve Site Security And Staff Sign In For Portsmouth FC

InVentry Helps To Improve Site Security And Staff Sign In For Portsmouth FC Portsmouth Football Club (also known as Pompey) was founded in 1898 and the club have always played at Fratton Park. The oldest stand still in use is the South Stand, built in the 1920s and designed by Archibald Leitch. It houses the dressing rooms, boardroom and offices and is the heartbeat of the stadium, holding over 500 staff members.

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The Protect Duty And What It Means For The Security Of Publicly Accessible Spaces

The Protect Duty And What It Means For The Security Of Publicly Accessible Spaces Axis’ Steven Kenny looks at the Protect Duty, what it means for the owners and managers of publicly accessible spaces, and the role of technology to support and secure.

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10/10 For Mansfield Sand

10/10 For Mansfield Sand Inspirational groundsman gives seal of approval

Ian Darler, Head Groundsman at Cambridge United FC, has revealed why he has been using the ‘exceptional products’ by Mansfield Sand for over a decade.

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Fencing By Heras Provides Permanent Privacy Solution For Rangers FC

Fencing By Heras Provides Permanent Privacy Solution For Rangers FC Rangers FC instigated an upgrade of the privacy fencing on Professional Pitch 1 at the Rangers Training Centre in Milngavie. In the last three years, Heras has also worked on a series of incremental projects and upgrades at the Rangers Training Centre.

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APT SKIDATA Launches Charge, An Integrated Park And EV Charging Solution

APT SKIDATA Launches Charge, An Integrated Park And EV Charging Solution The UK’s leading parking solutions business APT SKIDATA has come up with an innovative way of solving the country’s electric vehicle (EV) charging shortage. It has launched a packaged solution for car parks in stadiums that makes EV charging as easy as parking and allows EV drivers to pay for both services in one simple transaction.

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Creating Smart, Efficient And Healthy Work Environments

Creating Smart, Efficient And Healthy Work Environments The world’s most important facilities management event is back after three years to bring together the entire FM supply chain. It’s earned its reputation as the place to share expertise and explore solutions for making the profession more sustainable and drive transformation.

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Stadium Experience Signs Seven New Clubs

Stadium Experience Signs Seven New Clubs The re-opening of stadium venues has seen a surge in new members joining Stadium Experience in recent months. The not-for-profit association has welcomed seven new clubs, including; Blackburn Rovers FC, Doncaster Rovers FC, Hibernian FC, Huddersfield Giants RFC, Huddersfield Town FC, Wasps RFC and Wigan Athletic FC. The new additions takes the total number of Stadium Experience members to around 40 different clubs across the UK.

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Introducing Hytera's New Enhanced Two-Way Business Radios

Introducing Hytera's New Enhanced Two-Way Business Radios Hytera is delighted to announce the launch of a new generation of two-way business radios, which will provide users with instant, enhanced communications enabling them to work more efficiently and productively.

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Ravens Rave About The Dennis G860

Ravens Rave About The Dennis G860 Sean Kauffman, Head Groundskeeper for National Football League (NFL) side Baltimore Ravens has revealed how two Dennis G860 cylinder mowers have significantly helped the grounds crew to improve the standards of the pitch at the M&T Bank Stadium.

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