Les Surman – Head Groundsman

The Keeper of the Turf
A Sermon in Stone might, with due apology to Shakespeare, be an apt description of the Head Groundsman refusing to allow play to begin on one of his excellent wickets until he reckons it’s dry enough. For Les Surman, who ever since the sad death of Dick Marshall, has been in charge of our playing fields and equipment, defends them with uncompromising determination against wilful damage or misuse.

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