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AFC Fylde rearranged x2


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Notts County's CEO Jason Turner has published a statement via the official clubs website.

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Chief Executive Jason Turner has released the following statement after the Vanarama National League today granted AFC Fylde’s proposal to rearrange our twice-postponed trip to Mill Farm for next Tuesday (3 March, kick-off 7.45pm) despite our repeated strong objections.

https://www.nottscountyfc.co.uk/news/2020/february/fylde-rearranged-again-270220/


It's disappointing, as the NL haven't taken into consideration anything but what I deem to be excuses.

Surely, we are the ones at the disadvantage?

I feel for the fans who have travelled to the game, I honestly do believe the officials and AFC Fylde should be fined. The fixture shouldn't even be proceeding at their ground if a third tie ends up being postponed action must be taken. In the Football League, I believe they would have made the club find an alternative venue.

I can see it easily happening again.

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Reading between the lines, I think the league will have told them to make sure it doesn't happen again. They can't control the weather but as a club, they could be more prepared.

Taking the cover off the pitch well before the kick off seems risky.

The club could have done their pitch refurbishments sooner, so I would assume they have been warned.

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Here are their highlights from Saturday. They have patched up the bit that was causing the most problems, but as you can see, it's not a great playing surface. There's a lot of sand on there. Check out the goal areas. As long as it is dry, it should be OK. That pitch will be like quicksand if it rains though. 

 

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