FOOTES LANE’S groundsman insists that unless this winter’s very wet weather is repeated, the problematic surface at the venue will not be a problem in future years.
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TOP athletes have been left feeling like Footes Lane’s poor relations after vital track sessions were cancelled, hindering Island Games qualification hopes.
IT’S not over until the fat lady sings was the message from Guernsey FC fans who remain hopeful that they can turn around a 3-1 deficit in the second leg of the FA Vase semi-final.
Footes Lane groundsman Shane Moon got to work on his pitch yesterday with a hired Robin Dagger machine, which explodes air beneath the surface to create cracks for sitting water to drain through and also helps to remove the layer of clay below the pitch.
THE two biggest GFC fans in the States are throwing their weight behind attempts to find short- and long-term solutions to the problematical Footes Lane pitch.
PROPOSALS which could see the running of Beau Sejour and Footes Lane outsourced to the private sector will go the States in July.
TONY VANCE has said it is ‘imperative’ for his Green Lions team to stay at Footes Lane long term.
THE coming days, weeks and months will see how much Culture and Leisure want to keep Guernsey FC at their prized outdoor facility – Footes Lane.
CULTURE and Leisure minister Mike O’Hara has assured his Policy Council colleagues that he is fully committed to the Financial Transformation Programme.
STUART FALLA has confirmed the Guernsey Sports Commission’s interest in taking control of the Footes Lane outdoor sports facilities.
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