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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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  • 1 July 2014

    Grass

    Denmark and Spain are the winners of the World Champions Cruyff Courts 6 vs 6
    World Cup Cruyff Courts 6 vs 6

    Denmark (boys) and Spain (girls) are the winners of the World Championship Cruyff Courts 6 vs 6. Cruyff Courts 6 vs 6 is the soccer championship for boys and girls between the ages of 10 to 12 which connects all Cruyff Courts worldwide. Teams from the Netherlands, Denmark, England, Spain, Israel, Malaysia and Brazil participated in this tournament. TenCate developed the durable TenCate XP Blade™ synthetic turf fibre specially for pitches that undergo intensive use like the Cruyff Courts – which are provided by the Johan Cruyff Foundation.

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  • 20 June 2014

    Grass

    World Cup Hockey pitch new standard in international top hockey
    Kyocera Stadion wedstrijd wolken

    The Hockey World Cup 2014 was a great success. For fourteen days the world could enjoy hockey at the highest level. The high-quality synthetic turf system made from TenCate fibres and backing was a perfect base for the World Cup Hockey. Players were able to get the best out of themselves. The audience could enjoy fast and technically advanced top hockey.

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