Previous issues

Groundsman February 2024

Best in Class : Lee Marshallsay and his award winning team at Eton College.

Spotlight on Apprenticeships : Dr Jonathan Knowles on how the association is raising the bar in sportsturf education.

Technical Insight : Sustainable weed, pest and disease management.

Groundsman November 2023

Breaking Boundaries : Women's Ashes' all female grounds team is a first.

NGB Update : Football Foundation review of multi-sport funding.

Raising the Game in Europe : Lee Guerriero talks UEFA pitch challenges and strategy.

Groundsman August 2023

Holding Court : Neil Stubley on Wimbledon challenges, team leadership and attracting young people into the industry

Tottenham's Sustainable Goals : Tottenham Hotspur's stadium and training centre's sustainable policies and practices

An Expert Overseas : We speak to Natural Grass pitch consultant Dean Gilasbey about his international highlights

Groundsman June 2023

ECO CHAMPIONS : The team going green at Yeovil Recreation Centre

GOODWOOD'S ONTO A WINNER : How the racecourse is kept in prime condition for major events

WHITGIFT SCHOOL PIONEERS HYBRID PITCH : The planning and installation behind the independent school sector's first hybrid pitch

Groundsman March 2023

Mental Health : How talking can improve your mental health

Water Management : Future-proof your water management

Industry Mentors : GMA recognises Keith Boyce as industry mentor

Groundsman November 2022

Desert Challenge : Colin Hoskins talks to FIFA senior pitch management manager Alan Ferguson about meeting FIFA World Cup pitch challenges in Qatar

Raising the Bar : We share an update on sportsturf apprenticeship qualifications

Rugby World Cup NZ : A Q&A with Karl Johnson on overseeing pitch preparation for this year’s tournament in New Zealand

Groundsman August 2022

Recruit, Reward, Retain : We look at the current recruitment issues and how to attract new people into the turfcare profession

The Game Changer : James Forcier takes the playing surfaces at Goring Robins FC to a new level

National Hero : We talk to St George's Park head of grounds Andy Gray about teamwork and elite-standard pitch preparation

Groundsman May 2022

Girls Allowed : Jackie Evans' exceptional Wellington College team and why she wants to encourage more women into the sector

Raising the Game : Niall Hazelhurst talks teamwork at Warrington Wolves RLFC

Eye on the Ball : Danny Negus focuses on elite and community tennis at the Devonshire Park facility

Groundsman March 2022

What lies beneath : Managing and maintaining Tottenham Hotspur’s retractable football pitch

Salary Framework Report : GMA recommends a 3% pay increase

Mental Wellness Resources : Where to get help and advice

Groundsman November 2021

Drive For Diversity : Attracting women to the sportsturf sector

Sports Turf Academy : Leicester City FC invests in the next generation

Soil Analysis : How to test your soil’s health and fertility