Operations to complete in January:

  • Aeration - Carry out one operation when conditions allow.
  • Brushing/Sweeping - daily to remove dew and surface debris.
  • Disease - Check daily, keep an eye on fungal disease attack.
  • Divotting - after all matches and training sessions.
  • Pitch Drainage - Inspect drainage outfalls, channels and ditches. 
  • Fertiliser Application - if grass shows signs of stress (weak growth, discoloured). 
  • Goal posts - Inspect goal posts and sockets weekly to check they are safe and secure.
  • Harrowing.
  • Irrigation.
  • Litter/debris - Inspect and remove debris daily from playing surface, litter, twigs and leaves.
  • Marking out.
  • Machinery (Repairs and maintenance).
  • Mowing.
  • Pre-match inspections - Inspect pitch surface and line markings & check post safety.
  • Post-match - Replace divots, tidy or repair worn areas.