AFC Telford United are in talks with the Football Association for funding to replace ‘collapsed’ drains underneath the troubled New Bucks Head pitch.

The club believe that dated and clogged drains, likely to have been fitted in the construction of the new stadium between 2000 and 2003, are the source of the weathered surface which has badly deteriorated in recent months.

The issue was flagged to the FA via the National League as the Bucks have lost a number of games to the weather conditions this season – with tonight’s league visit of Curzon Ashton to be given every chance at going ahead but also a doubt.

Read more: https://www.shropshirestar.com/sport/football/afc-telford-united/2020/02/25/afc-telford-united-in-talks-with-fa-in-bid-to-replace-collapsed-pitch-drainage/

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