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Gandalf wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:56 pm Why are Radz and the board to blame for the state of the pitch ? What do they do ? Import sunlight from the southern hemisphere. ? The pitch was due to be relaid last summer. Not too much can be done until the weather improves.
Should have been relaid before allowing it to get in to the state it is.

No excuse for a Premier league club to have a pitch a league 2 side would be ashamed of.

A good pitch is vital to play our style, we have had years to get the pitch fixed.
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Cjay wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:19 pm Should have been relaid before allowing it to get in to the state it is.

No excuse for a Premier league club to have a pitch a league 2 side would be ashamed of.

A good pitch is vital to play our style, we have had years to get the pitch fixed.
A marvellous case of foresight needed there. Three years ago - "We better get the pitch re-laid next summer, as there might be a pandemic or sommat which stops us relaying when we had it planned" :lol:
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For now were just going to have to put up with it until the weather improves. Its highly likely our better performances will come away from home until then.
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Apparently some Chinese business persons have been very impressed with our pitch after watching LUTV.

They are considering investing a significant amount of rice into our playing surface.

Radz is thrilled and working his Chinos off to make the deal happen.

For 50 tonnes of Basmati, Radz has promised to rename our ground Paddy Field Road, the team will now be known as the LS11 Chopsticks, JKA and Forshaw will be leading Tai Chi sessions from the pie shop and physio room each day.
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White Riot wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:49 pm Apparently some Chinese business persons have been very impressed with our pitch after watching LUTV.

They are considering investing a significant amount of rice into our playing surface.

Radz is thrilled and working his Chinos off to make the deal happen.

For 50 tonnes of Basmati, Radz has promised to rename our ground Paddy Field Road, the team will now be known as the LS11 Chopsticks, JKA and Forshaw will be leading Tai Chi sessions from the pie shop and physio room each day.
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gessa wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:38 pm Who told you this...uncle Ben?
No, Uncle Ken ;-)
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White Riot wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:49 pm Apparently some Chinese business persons have been very impressed with our pitch after watching LUTV.

They are considering investing a significant amount of rice into our playing surface.

Radz is thrilled and working his Chinos off to make the deal happen.

For 50 tonnes of Basmati, Radz has promised to rename our ground Paddy Field Road, the team will now be known as the LS11 Chopsticks, JKA and Forshaw will be leading Tai Chi sessions from the pie shop and physio room each day.
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gessa wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:38 pm Who told you this...uncle Ben?
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White Riot wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:06 pm No, Uncle Ken ;-)
Then
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Does anyone remember when Hunslet rugby club rented Elland Road? They had a small office be the groundsmans tunnel. The pitch was awful then, badly cut up. A quagmire!
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Watching the Under 23's play yesterday made me wonder why we can't play our Senior games at Thorpe Arch
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andrewjohnsmith wrote: Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:51 pm Watching the Under 23's play yesterday made me wonder why we can't play our Senior games at Thorpe Arch
My guess would be keeping people away
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I was watching YouTube clips of 70's matches and the older one's.s of us will well remember the state of Derby's ground in the 70's .There were bits that wouldn't have been out of place on cross country running back then , large bits of it were unplayable .
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Perfectly good goal ruled out for offside, VAR xhows a blue shirt ruling Werner on but its not Franks night.
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Looks even more of a mess now!


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Are they growing crops to supply the foodbanks? Now i get it!
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Well we have til Feb 3rd I guess
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This is what we need

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Good to see pitch finally being sorted!

Temporary fix with work worth millions over the summer.

Been reading that the current pitch is 25 years old!
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