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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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  • 7 November 2014

    Grass

    Wolves Academy & Arena at the Club’s Compton Park training complex with new TigerTurf 3G pitch officially opened
    TigerTurf Pitch at Wolverhampton Wanderers

    Construction of the new £7 million Wolves Academy & Arena with TigerTurf indoor 3G pitch began during the summer of 2013, as the Club prepared for what turned out to be a title-winning Sky Bet League One campaign. This carried on the Club’s proud tradition of bringing through talented young players to graduate as full-time professional footballers, with the Academy having previously produced international players such as Robbie Keane, Matt Murray, Keith Andrews and Joleon Lescott.

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  • 14 October 2014

    Grass

    Synthetic turf is safe for sports

    Publications have appeared in the media which refer to experiences and research relating to rubber granulate as infill for synthetic turf football pitches. The question was posed whether rubber granulate could perhaps be connected to possible effects on the health of footballers, and more particularly of goalkeepers.

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  • 19 September 2014

    Grass

    FC Köln to opt for woven synthetic turf system with TenCate synthetic turf fibres
    FC Koln opt for TenCate synthetic turf fibres

    Professional football has had many years to get used to synthetic turf and to its look and feel. Leading trainers, managers and clubs praise its many advantages, including FC Köln (Cologne). As the frontrunner, however, the club wanted to move with the times and to have the most modern pitch available. Recently two new pitches were installed, one GreenFields MX and one Evolution XQ, at its grounds. Both pitches use the innovative and durable synthetic turf fibres of TenCate Grass. 

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  • 8 August 2014

    Grass

    Sparta Rotterdam invests in club future with new artificial turf pitch
    Synthetic Turf Pitch - Sparta Rotterdam- GreenFields MX

    Next football season Sparta Rotterdam will be playing on GreenFields® MX, the high-quality artificial turf system that uses the synthetic turf fibres of TenCate Grass. Sparta Rotterdam is the oldest professional football team in the Netherlands.The club is looking to perform to optimum effect in the Jupiler League in a number of ways. The transition to artificial turf at Het Kasteel has been prompted by long-term objectives, including more intensive use of both the stadium and the pitch, which several teams can now use for training sessions and matches.

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