Operations to complete in November:

  • Brushing/Sweeping - daily to remove dew and surface debris.
  • Roll pitch, if conditions allow.
  • Verti-cut/scarify.
  • Aeration - Regularly, when conditions allow.
  • Mowing, if conditions allow.
  • Harrow.
  • Disease - Check daily, keep an eye on fungal disease attack.
  • Goal posts – Inspect goal posts and sockets weekly to check they are safe and secure.
  • Line marking – over mark lines.
  • Litter/debris - Inspect and remove debris daily from playing surface, litter, twigs and leaves.
  • Pre-match inspections - Inspect pitch surface and line markings & check post safety.
  • Post-match - Replace divots, tidy or repair worn areas.
  • Inspect and clean machinery after use - service and repair damaged machinery.

End of November (renovations):

  • Remove goalposts (if possible).
  • Brush.
  • Aeration.
  • Application of fertiliser.
  • Overseed pitch/es.
  • Import and lay topdressing.
  • Dragmat.
  • Irrigate, if required.
  • Inspect and clean machinery after use - service and repair damaged machinery.