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  • 11 May 2015

    Grass

    Ponteland Middle School gets new football facility
    Ponteland Middle School gets new football facility - TenCate Grass

    GreenFields UK recently undertook the construction of a new football facility on behalf of Ponteland Middle School in Northumberland. The facility includes a 79m x 52m 3G Evolution XQ 60 playing surface with integral sports fencing and floodlighting. Jointly funded by the school, the Football Foundation and the FA, the build was completed and handed over to a delighted client on time and on budget. The GreenFields® Evolution XQ 60 is a system that is constructed with the synthetic turf components of TenCate Grass.

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  • 21 April 2015

    Grass

    Sport and recreation: safe and sustainable
    TenCate Grass - Woven synthetic turf pitch

    TenCate is focusing on the growing need for protection of people and their working and living environments: when we are on the move (In transit), at home (In habitats), at work (At work) and when we are playing sports or enjoying time out for recreation (During leisure).

    When it comes to leisure or free-time activities, it’s mainly a question of sport and recreation. TenCate serves this end market via four market groups: TenCate Outdoor Fabrics and TenCate Grass, and to a more modest extent TenCate Advanced Composites and TenCate Geosynthetics.

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  • 3 April 2015

    Grass

    Johan Cruyff and Fernando Ricksen open first Cruyff Court in Italy in memory of Stefano Borgonovo
    Johan Cruyff and Fernando Ricksen open first Cruyff Court in Italy in memory of Stefano Borgonovo

    Johan Cruyff opened together with Chantal Borgonovo, wife of Stefano Borgonovo, and Fernando Ricksen, former striker of Glasgow Rangers, the first Cruyff Court in Italy, which is dedicated to Stefano Borgonovo. The Cruyff Court Stefano Borgonovo in Como, Italy. This Cruyff Court is a join initiative of the Cruyff Foundation and the Borgonovo Foundation and greatly supported by the UEFA.TenCate Grass supplies the Johan Cruyff Foundation with the synthetic turf for the Cruyff Courts, and is intensifying its cooperation in the Netherlands and internationally with the Johan Cruyff Foundation.

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  • 6 March 2015

    Grass

    ‘Synthetic turf is a world solution’
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    In the current football season twelve clubs in the Jupiler League (Dutch First Division) will play their home matches on synthetic turf, eleven of these on synthetic turf fibres from TenCate Grass. Six clubs in the Dutch Premier League also have synthetic turf, five with synthetic turf fibres from TenCate Grass.

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  • 12 November 2014

    Grass

    TenCate Grass intensifies cooperation with Johan Cruyff Foundation
    TenCate Grass intensifies cooperation with Johan Cruyff Foundation

    Since its inception in 1997 the Johan Cruyff Foundation has evolved into an organization that day after day gets youngsters moving and keeps them active. In the seventeen years of the Foundation’s existence the need to get children moving has only increased. That is why in recent years the Foundation’s target group has expanded from children with a handicap to children living in districts where there is little opportunity to play outdoors. There is often too little time, space and attention for children to play sports and games.
    The social relevance of this is greater than ever, as sports & games make a real difference in issues such as health, integration, development and participation: Getting youngsters moving again, in a healthy and responsible way.

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