By Mike Keegan For The Daily Mail
Published: 22:33 GMT, 21 January 2021 | Updated: 00:40 GMT, 22 January 2021
Top-flight football clubs are having to undertake a series of urgent measures to address concerns over the quality of their pitches.
Sportsmail has been told that a lack of time to renovate surfaces in the summer thanks to the shortened gap between the seasons, along with brutal weather conditions, fixture pile-ups and reduced staff levels have created what one official described as ‘a perfect storm’.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
It is understood that Leeds United, one of those whose pitch has come in for criticism, have been seeking re-turfing options to improve the situation. They are making use of a small window of opportunity and are expected to have carried out significant improvements before Everton visit Elland Road on February 3.
English top-flight football clubs have been concerned over the quality of their pitches
Officials have disclosed that discussions are now regularly held before matches about where warm-ups should be taking place, with certain areas deemed out of bounds in order to keep them protected.