May this year, clarity about the future of artificial turf in professional football
It may be possible there this year, clarity about the future of artificial turf in professional football. Clubs in the Eredivisie and the Jupiler League may likely be in december to vote on a proposal that relates to.
According to the AD Monday during the Meeting of professional Football, a special commission was formed which will discuss a concrete proposal.
The so-called ‘working Group on artificial Turf’ has there until december 12th, the time for it. Then may clubs from the Eredivisie and Jupiler League cast their vote on the proposal.
In that working group come not only representatives of the 34 clubs in professional football. Also the Central Spelersraad and the professional Football Coaches get a role in the commission.
“The urgency is more than ever felt”, says managing director Jacco Swart of the Eredivisie CV. “The matter is now in need of a good working group should be formed, in which all stakeholders are represented. They can then quickly worked to be a concrete proposal.”
Earlier this month argued a hundred leading figures from the Dutch football in the AD for the ban of artificial grass from the Premier league. They find the artificial mat is harmful to the image, the level, the future and the respect of the football.
That initiative was taken by four current and former leaders of the Orange: Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder, Ruud Gullit, Mark van Bommel.
In the Eredivisie there are currently seven clubs with artificial turf: PEC Zwolle, Roda JC, VVV-Venlo, Sparta Rotterdam, Heracles Almelo, ADO Den Haag and Excelsior.
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