Desso GrassMaster

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Desso GrassMaster is a sports playing field surface made of natural grass that has artificial fibres added to it. The unique part of this system is the artificial grass fibres, stuck 20 cm deep, which cover 3% of the surface. During the growing process, the roots of the natural grass mix with the man-made grass fibres. They anchor the turf into a stable and even field. The roots of the natural grass mix with the fibres and anchor the field to create a solid structure with better drainage and better playing comfort.

Reinforced natural grass is used for stadium pitches and training pitches used for soccer, rugby, American football and baseball. Reinforced natural grass can also be used for events and concerts. The artificial turf injection shortens the recovery time for the grass.

In 2010, for the first time in history, a FIFA World CupTM is played on grass pitches that are partly made up of artificial grass in the Mbombela Stadium and the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Stadiums that use the field[change | edit source]

Stadium Club/association Sport Country
Mbombela Stadium 2010 FIFA World Cup South AfricaTM Football  South Africa
Peter Mokaba Stadium 2010 FIFA World Cup South AfricaTM Football  South Africa
Emirates Stadium[1] Arsenal Football  England
Galpharm Stadium Huddersfield Town Football  England
Anfield Liverpool Football  England
Villa Park Aston Villa Football  England
Keepmoat Stadium Doncaster Rovers Football  England
City of Manchester Stadium Manchester City[2] Football  England
White Hart Lane Tottenham Hotspur Football  England
Upton Park West Ham United Football  England
Carrow Road Norwich City Football  England
Stadium:mk Milton Keynes Dons Football  England
Madejski Stadium Reading and
London Irish
Football and
rugby union
 England
Adams Park Wycombe Wanderers and
London Wasps
Football and
rugby union
 England
Liberty Stadium[3] Swansea City and
Ospreys
Football and
rugby union
 Wales
Cardiff City Stadium[4] Cardiff City and
Cardiff Blues
Football and
rugby union
 Wales
Croke Park Gaelic Athletic Association Gaelic games, Rugby Union
and
Football
Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland
Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Real Madrid Football  Spain
Galgenwaard Stadium F.C. Utrecht Football  Netherlands
De Koel VVV-Venlo Football  Netherlands
Rat Verlegh NAC Football  Netherlands
AZ AZ Alkmaar Football  Netherlands
INVESCO Field Denver Broncos American football  United States
Novator Stadium FC Khimki Football  Russia
Constant Vanden Stock Stadium RSC Anderlecht Football  Belgium
Daknamstadion K.S.C. Lokeren Football  Belgium
Heinz Field Pittsburgh Steelers and
Pitt Panthers[5]
American football  United States
Lambeau Field Green Bay Packers American football  United States
Lincoln Financial Field[6] Philadelphia Eagles and
Temple Owls
American football  United States
Lerkendal Stadium Rosenborg BK Football  Norway

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