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groundsman

a person employed to maintain a sports ground, park, etc.
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The head groundsman at the Ricoh Arena scored top spot on the podium at a national awards ceremony for keeping a pristine pitch during last month's Games.
There's many grounds in the Premier League that are fantastic, but I think Jonathan's won groundsman of the year on numerous occasions.
UNPROVEN: Sir Ian Botham has expressed concern over Glamorgan as a Test match venue he has called 'unproven'; DEPARTED: Former Glamorgan groundsman Len Smith left the county in mysterious circumstances
Bill Gordon, Surrey's groundsman at the Brit Oval, won both the four-day and one-day category while Steve Birks (Trent Bridge, Nottinghamshire) was awarded the runner-up in the four-day category.
Being a groundsman is my future career, I have to go back to it and I don't want to miss out on opportunities that might come along.
Assistant Robin Saxton, who moved to Wales from Worcestershire two years ago, has been put in charge of groundsman duties for those back-to-back Twenty20 shootouts and prepare the designated pitch for the women's and men's internationals between England and Australia along with Andrew Noyes and Kenny Lawrence.
The Welsh county had already suspended head groundsman Exton ahead of Monday's double-header between England and Australia at Cardiff's Swalec Stadium.
Groundsman Grant Lavery was putting up a fence when he was hit in the leg.
Therefore the FA Groundsman of the Year Awards is an opportunity to recognise the excellent work done by groundsmen up and down the country in preparing the best possible environment for players.
I took a picture of the new groundsman sweeping the wicket," he explained, "and saw the image as I zoomed in.
KEVIN Pietersen has hit out at a groundsman for dragging his foot along the pitch during a break in the England-India second Test at Lord's.
THE former head groundsman for the Sky Blues has signed for fierce Midlands rivals Leicester City.