Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Pitch Will Be Ugly But Fine, Says UEFA

Pitch Will Be Ugly But Fine, Says UEFA

After enduring speculation about how Wigan's pitch will hinder us, here's the next one: the Luzhniki surface is uneven and there are brown patches on it.

Reports say that the turf, imported from Slovakia, has not yet recovered from transportation and it looks like it's been laid down too late to be perfect in time for the match.

It looks pretty ugly and brown, and that's not just a rumour: even UEFA admitted.

'We are slightly worried about the look of it. In terms of the quality, we have made some tests in the last few days and it is perfectly fine,' UEFA director of communications William Gaillard said.

'It may not look very, very green on television, but, essentially, it is a good pitch to play football on. At this stage, we are confident it will be fine.'

Well I hope so as I wouldn't like the game to be disrupted by injuries to players - and it's certain that a bad pitch will favour Chelsea's route one football and hinder our passing game. But if they say it's fine then I'm ready to believe it's fine...

Writer:Zae
Date:Tuesday May 20 2008
Time: 11:56AM

Comments

0
route one football and there was I about to wish you good luck!
merlin
20/05/2008 20:56:00
0
merlin, be fair.....with drogba in the team you hoof it up to him 9/10. fair play, it works, but accept it mate.
united4life
20/05/2008 21:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Burnley 0 United 2 - Post-Match Fascinating Facts

Following the 2-0 win, at Turf Moor, this afternoon, we`ve pulled a few facts out of the form and history books for you to peruse.

Burnley 0 Manchester United 2

With an injury list that appears to be growing longer by the day, Manchester United still managed to come away from Turf Moor with all three points this afternoon.

Stats: Burnley v Manchester United

All the stats from Burnley (0) vs (2) Manchester United, Turf Moor, 23/04/17 14:00 Att: 21,870

Limited Progress Made On Disabled Access

It's been reported that 13 Premier League clubs are still failing to provide the required number of wheelchair spaces for disabled supporters.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Burnley (a)?
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea1%
Young0%
Bailly33%
Blind0%
Darmian0%
Herrera16%
Fellaini0%
Lingard0%
Pogba0%
Martial50%
Rooney0%
Rashford0%
Mkhitaryan0%
Carrick0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 32 24 3 5 75 38
2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
3 Liverpool 33 19 9 5 66 29
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 31 16 12 3 60 24
6 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 31 11 7 13 40 -3
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
13 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
14 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
15 Burnley 33 10 6 17 36 -14
16 Crystal Palace 32 10 5 17 35 -8
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 23 2017 2:15PM : Burnley (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 27 2017 8:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2017 4:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League