What is a Desso football pitch?
What is a Desso football pitch?
SIS Grass and Desso Grassmaster are hybrid grass pitches. They’re 100% natural sports grass pitches that are injected with millions of 20cm deep artificial turf fibres.
How much does a Desso pitch cost?
West Ham have been using Desso Grassmaster pitches at the Boleyn Ground since 2002. These pitches typically cost between £500,000 and £1m to install and are used by the majority of Premier League clubs in addition to stadiums like Wembley and the Millennium stadium.
Is Desso GrassMaster real grass?
Desso GrassMaster is a sports playing field surface made of natural grass that has artificial fibres added to it. The unique part of this system is the artificial grass fibres, stuck 20 cm deep, which cover 3% of the surface.
How does a hybrid pitch work?
A hybrid sports pitch combines both natural grass and synthetic fibres to produce a surface that can be used for a wide variety of sports, including football, rugby, golf and baseball.
Is Wembley a hybrid pitch?
A fixture between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Philadelphia Eagles that was played on Wembley’s Desso GrassMaster hybrid pitch on October 28 was blamed by EPL players and staff for the worn state of the surface.
Why do football pitches not get muddy?
The natural grass grows around the fibres, anchoring it. When a player goes into the ground with their boots, the fibres stop the root zone from becoming displaced and there’s less chance of a player taking a divot out of the ground. The pitch recovers faster after a game as there’s less damage.”
How much is a Premier League pitch?
While English football still follows imperial measurements (i.e. yards) for the most part, other countries now use the metric system. The recommended Premier League pitch size is 115×74 yards, which equates to 105×68 metres.
Are Premier League pitches 100% grass?
Premier League pitches do use real grass. However, the natural grass is commonly combined with artificial fibres. That mixture of real grass and artificial fibres keeps Premier League pitches in great condition throughout the year.
What grass does EPL use?
Everyone appreciates that it plays, looks and feels like natural grass. GrassMaster is the first choice of sports and multifunction stadium stakeholders around the world, including NFL clubs, Premier League and stadiums hosting the FIFA World Cup, Rugby World Cup and UEFA European Championships.
What is a SIS field?
It is an advanced and patented reinforced turf system which offers increased pitch stability and delivers considerably more playing hours than natural grass surfaces. SIS Pitches has sourced the latest and best yarns and developed unrivalled technology to create a 95% natural pitch.
Is Wembley the biggest pitch?
Although it is a large pitch, Wembley doesn’t have the honour of being the largest in England. The biggest pitch in England can be found in Manchester, at the Etihad Stadium. Manchester City’s pitch measures in at 116 x 77 yards, which is a shade larger than Wembley.
Why choose a Desso pitch?
Bringing years of continuous innovation and research & development, to deliver market-leading, quality pitches and having worked with some of the biggest clubs and players in the game, Desso systems offer the highest levels of durability, player-ball interaction, player-surface interaction, resilience and performance.
What colour is the Desso Trophy pro sand dressed hockey pitch?
Desso Trophy Pro Blue and Red sand dressed hockey pitch. The pitch was built in 2018 as a full size FIH National standard pitch alongside a small warm up area. The Desso Trophy Pro surface was laid on a 15mm insitu shock pad.
When was the Desso Trophy pro pitch built?
The pitch was built in 2018 as a full size FIH National standard pitch alongside a small warm up area. The Desso Trophy Pro surface was laid on a 15mm insitu shock pad.
Why choose Desso for your artificial grass?
Our passion for the game, built into Desso Sports Systems’ genes, has helped us remain ahead of the pack in pioneering artificial grass for sports developments for over 30 years. Desso synthetic turf systems for football bring years of continuous innovation and research & development, to deliver market-leading, quality pitches.