Well Done Eric
April 19, 2016
Well Done Eric and his team.
The Football League Groundsman of the Season Awards for Season 2015/16.
The awards recognise the importance of the quality of pitches for professional football.
They acknowledge those head groundstaff who produce the best playing surfaces in The Football League.
Sky Bet Championship
Winner: Nathan Scarff – Derby County
Highly Commended: Ewan Hunter – Nottingham Forest
Highly Commended: Tony Bell – Middlesbrough
Sky Bet League 1
Winner – Richard Barnett – Shrewsbury Town
Highly Commended: Glenn Nortcliffe – Sheffield United
Highly Commended: David Blacknall – Colchester United
Sky Bet League 2
Winner: Paul Knowles – Northampton Town
Highly Commended: Eric Kingscott – Bristol Rovers
Highly Commended: Paul Currier – Oxford United
The Awards are determined initially using marks from referees and away managers.
This is then followed by detailed pitch inspections and a review of management operations.