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andrew gray
@adgray13
I am 3 things. 1, grounds manager at southampton football club. 2,husband and 3, daddy, both at home. Simple life really :)
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Member since: Sun 05 Jun 2011


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@Dominiccarter28 https://t.co/Nma3InRwkq
Thu 22 Jun 22:34
2017
@SimonRudkins Only 100 miles Simon. Not close enough?!
Thu 22 Jun 22:34
2017
@petercrouch is a legend. Never afraid to have a laugh at himself. https://t.co/cHNEbpfX3Q
Mon 19 Jun 20:02
2017
Remember watching this as a 9 year old on black & white TV in our kitchen. Iconic goal. https://t.co/0OAlYTKRGH
Mon 19 Jun 12:02
2017
@paul_pburgess 30 degrees at midnight??!! 😳😰
Sun 18 Jun 19:27
2017
@SouthamptonFC Class time lapse
Sun 18 Jun 19:25
2017
@fuller125 Jeez, just give the kids a break! Ours finished May 28th. Alls well thanks mate. All pitches done and growing back nicely
Sat 17 Jun 20:13
2017
@fuller125 Wow, all the way through June!? It really never stops any more does it. Is this the boys academy?
Sat 17 Jun 17:22
2017
@fuller125 What matches have you got on this time of year?
Sat 17 Jun 16:37
2017
@ngibbsports @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets @garethabs Thanks Niall. Hope you are well and doing well back at home.
Sat 17 Jun 16:22
2017
@Ebp3paul @NickCousens Thanks Paul. Have to say the improvement in your pitch this year hasn't gone unnoticed down… https://t.co/JR98G3ujdz
Fri 16 Jun 17:23
2017
@thomasb2708 I'm sure we could make more than that! πŸ˜‰
Fri 16 Jun 17:22
2017
@Thorby1300 @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets @garethabs Do it. You'll love it! πŸ˜‰
Fri 16 Jun 13:29
2017
@sotonstu @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets @garethabs Same as before. Only new grass on the top. Underneath is still the same.
Thu 15 Jun 23:19
2017
@mynydd001 Simply hand, eye coordination and a lot of practice. Must say it looks decent enough esp. with the trees and trampoline there
Thu 15 Jun 22:54
2017
@kevvie_geeSFC @NickCousens Afraid not
Thu 15 Jun 22:53
2017
@Mattsax13 @NickCousens Thanks Matt.
Thu 15 Jun 22:52
2017
@Kthethev @NickCousens Thank you Kev. It is a science and one I don't think I'll ever fully understand!!
Thu 15 Jun 22:52
2017
@kevvie_geeSFC @NickCousens Straight horizontal and vertical lines only from now on. New PL ruling.
Thu 15 Jun 22:51
2017
@kevvie_geeSFC @NickCousens Thank you
Thu 15 Jun 22:02
2017
@NickCousens Fair enough. No problem. I just post about my job. Players, managers, owners, kits nothing to do with me.
Thu 15 Jun 21:48
2017
@Judey1820 @NickCousens Thank you
Thu 15 Jun 21:11
2017
@JPitchergolf @NickCousens Don't think we'd get very far as I'd never let them use the goal mouths! 😜
Thu 15 Jun 21:09
2017
@Super_Fly Oohhh where do I start with that one!!
Thu 15 Jun 20:54
2017
@NickCousens Some people find it interesting. I'm sorry if you don't.
Thu 15 Jun 20:54
2017
@clawsfour @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets @garethabs Just dodge them with the spikers. Otherwise not in the way. And it is… https://t.co/gM3WXit1v5
Thu 15 Jun 18:16
2017
@Dominiccarter28 Click the link and get applying then Dominic.
Thu 15 Jun 18:13
2017
We have a few vacancies on our matchday groundstaff team. Must have experience in sports turf. https://t.co/Nma3InRwkq
Thu 15 Jun 12:24
2017
@mynydd001 @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets @garethabs 8 weeks?? That would be brilliant if we had that long!!
Wed 14 Jun 22:56
2017
@marcatkins74 I wish I could. But had nothing to do with it at all unfortunately.
Wed 14 Jun 22:56
2017
@mynydd001 @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets @garethabs Yes. Everyone does it every year. Is to keep a clean surface and maint… https://t.co/iis0mniODS
Wed 14 Jun 22:30
2017
@marcatkins74 I hope we have!!
Wed 14 Jun 22:28
2017
@CampeyTurfCare @SouthamptonFC @richardcampey @Benjaytaylor @crl_info And what a top quality piece of kit it is as well.
Wed 14 Jun 22:07
2017
@garethabs @JasonSprankle1 @kastandley @GJMills2000 We already have about 7-8 of those Gareth. And ours are better… https://t.co/KpwaMHdDF8
Wed 14 Jun 22:06
2017
@hanks12 @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets It Strips the grass off in a horizontal action. Solid block blades on a reel. How w… https://t.co/SoNbp4O2ln
Wed 14 Jun 19:10
2017
@Uts70 @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets @garethabs 50% R140. 50% R14CR.
Wed 14 Jun 18:57
2017
@AndyBarber22 Cheers Andy. Always a few people who are interested to see photos of how it goes on. Nice that people are interested.
Wed 14 Jun 18:10
2017
And we are done! Last operation today of a verti drain and then the germination covers on. Very good 3 days work fr… https://t.co/qiHuZywnVB
Wed 14 Jun 17:55
2017
Very long but a very good day's work from everyone. Pitch top dressed, worked in and seeded. #saintsfc https://t.co/xuZZ5fOje7
Wed 14 Jun 01:24
2017
@sorrell_john @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets We don't take enough soil off with it on the bottom of it. It would fall apart.
Tue 13 Jun 08:31
2017
@maccadinhio @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets 😘
Mon 12 Jun 23:57
2017
@SAINTSINFRANCE @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets Let's hope so. Always is the plan robbie
Mon 12 Jun 23:56
2017
@paulstewart35 @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets Thanks Paul. We shall keep them up then.
Mon 12 Jun 23:55
2017
@pinsi1608 @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets It's not really too soil. Has all the grass in it so won't smell too good in a co… https://t.co/uOfSjRRlcC
Mon 12 Jun 23:55
2017
@Hackneyboy60 @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets Thanks derek. And occasionally they do.
Mon 12 Jun 23:54
2017
@maccadinhio @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets Which is why you timed your holiday for now! πŸ˜‰
Mon 12 Jun 23:52
2017
@AceLiftawayLtd Absolutely. Just one more pile. For this year anyway!
Mon 12 Jun 23:44
2017
Today has been all about removing the top of the pitch in readiness for top dressing and working in tomorrow.… https://t.co/aeAXSDaFVi
Mon 12 Jun 21:24
2017
@garethabs Both were quality strikes and over the wall. Don't think Hart can be blamed for either. Navas on the other hand........πŸ€”
Sat 10 Jun 22:53
2017
Is there ever a free kick that @GNev2 doesn't think the keeper should save it? Basically according to him every one should be saved.
Sat 10 Jun 18:55
2017
@markmcadamtv Again and again and again and again and again.........
Sat 10 Jun 18:35
2017
@AndyWeeks37 @GarethBale11 Great photos andy. Although you don't look any different in them!!
Sat 10 Jun 18:33
2017
@mishimp Doesn't seem to be too bad Phil. Part of renos is 2x procore and 1x verti drain. that is all we have planned at present.
Sat 10 Jun 10:59
2017
@Jen_missbiscuit Maybe next time do it during the season to guarantee some grass πŸ˜‰
Fri 9 Jun 21:01
2017
@AndyBarber22 πŸ€žπŸ»πŸ™πŸ» hopefully mate.
Fri 9 Jun 20:59
2017
@andydavis1978 Looking at the state of it, we'd better be!! Starts Monday. Still enough time for it to be ready for when it's needed.
Fri 9 Jun 20:58
2017
@Jen_missbiscuit Is it your wedding on the 24th? Pitch will have covers on still at that point I'm afraid. Sorry.
Fri 9 Jun 20:57
2017
From RW on Tuesday to Ultimate strong man tomorrow. Looking forward to Monday when we get the pitch back and renova… https://t.co/b92cClvoWk
Fri 9 Jun 19:56
2017
@jftwhitworth Always trying to keep up to date with latest technology as best we can James. So yes, we do need them.
Mon 5 Jun 21:54
2017
@SAINTSINFRANCE Yes, they are Robbie. Got them in Feb.
Mon 5 Jun 21:25
2017
Juventus v Real Madrid: Pick your Champions League final combined XI https://t.co/5YQyzrrj2W via @SkySports
Fri 2 Jun 12:22
2017
@Stueyk67 @EssexCricket great photo Stu. Thing is there are people that think this is what actually happens!! #magicfairies
Sun 28 May 09:06
2017
@dthurman32 top work dave. Hope it all goes well. Will make a big difference.
Sun 28 May 08:59
2017
@IOG_SALTEX @TurfMatters @wembleystadium @the_iog evidently enjoying yourself @kastandley
Sat 27 May 21:43
2017
@johnledwidge that is definitely a bang John. Looks quality. You must have a really intricate mower to do that one! πŸ˜‰
Sun 21 May 12:32
2017
@Johnnnn92 @SouthamptonFC @stokecity @dogpockets @bren316109 @sfc_chappy looks a bit better than it did in wednesdays monsoon
Sun 21 May 12:26
2017
@johnledwidge @s10_ent @StuBailey11 looking forward to seeing it Sunday.
Thu 18 May 13:02
2017
@johnledwidge @s10_ent @StuBailey11 go out with a bang!!
Thu 18 May 12:16
2017
@Super_Fly @dogpockets @Strava @Johnnnn92 afraid not mate. It's raining!!
Wed 17 May 13:56
2017
@Super_Fly @dogpockets @Strava @Johnnnn92 must be a big game if you are working Stu!
Tue 16 May 22:26
2017
@jamiehoneymsn69 no problem Jamie. Sent you a DM.
Mon 15 May 23:26
2017
@boltontedd @PhilBlackwell82 @NJR1986 @SISPitches or a fibre pitchπŸ˜‰ 20 minute job that πŸ˜€
Fri 12 May 19:59
2017
@DAVID__ROBERTS @Andy_T21 well they do but if your toes are in the trainer then they don't like it! πŸ˜¬πŸ€’πŸ€•πŸ˜·πŸš‘
Fri 12 May 17:56
2017
@Andy_T21 not old and boring at all. Better to be boring with all your digits than look cool with some missing!!
Fri 12 May 08:41
2017
@Andy_T21 TBF it was that attitude to why I now make sure I wear it. Many moons ago an encounter with a verticut reel. Ask @DAVID__ROBERTS
Fri 12 May 08:39
2017
@Andy_T21 I'm with you Andy.
Fri 12 May 06:50
2017
@Toothy73 @robbie_chandler absolutely. 1 more to go πŸ˜€ @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets
Thu 11 May 15:24
2017
@dazboh @Wilsonfooty is in the capable hands of @Johnnnn92 and @dogpockets watch this space
Thu 11 May 15:23
2017
@KellySFCLaurent @saintbannerman @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets new @premierleague ruling.
Thu 11 May 13:31
2017
@robbie_chandler @Toothy73 no. Just need a pair of hands and eyes πŸ˜‰
Thu 11 May 13:30
2017
@AndyBarber22 a weeks wage of your money??? Not sure anyone can afford that!! πŸ’·πŸ’·πŸ’·
Thu 11 May 06:43
2017
Cost me a tenner this did @AndyBarber22 remember? a weeks wages for me back then. https://t.co/pNsJCTOUgf
Thu 11 May 00:24
2017
@TheDanJames @SfcBowers correct. Apparently.
Wed 10 May 23:54
2017
@SfcBowers thank you Connor. @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets are the boys who carry out the handy work.
Wed 10 May 23:34
2017
@KellySFCLaurent @saintbannerman @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets afraid it is 😒
Wed 10 May 23:33
2017
@saintbannerman @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets wouldn't be allowed. new laws next year. Has to be cut straight across and up/down. ☹️
Wed 10 May 22:43
2017
@saintbannerman @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets thank you. There will be one last pattern for the season next week. Just not a badge in the middle!
Wed 10 May 22:27
2017
@saintbannerman would be nice but a special machine does that. Something even more special than @Johnnnn92 and @dogpockets
Wed 10 May 22:21
2017
@dawson710 @mbungay7 don't expect a reply any time soon charlotte. He needs time to.........think!
Mon 8 May 12:25
2017
@paul_pburgess that must be some turf riser he is putting in there!! 😳 size of that hole!
Mon 8 May 12:24
2017
@aleksgross @jmireland8 becoming a pro at that Alek πŸ˜‰
Sun 7 May 22:58
2017
@Zuksey @DAVID__ROBERTS @Davemc481 @Mike__Dobson @MichaelWalker22 produce a class surface week in week out. Lack of water not their fault.
Sun 7 May 20:37
2017
@Baldsaint @SAINTSINFRANCE @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets always been like it. Rebuilding pitch and putting them in this summer Wil b fine next year
Sun 7 May 19:41
2017
@SAINTSINFRANCE @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets it's not the hose pipes they want. Already have them. It's the pop up sprinklers they need
Sun 7 May 19:30
2017
@lennysaints no chance of that happening. #saintsfc
Sun 7 May 17:51
2017
@DanielGSparks class Dan. As it has all season long.
Sun 7 May 11:24
2017
@Hydraparts @antstones thank you for the invitation
Thu 4 May 13:52
2017
@SIMON25371374 @Johnnnn92 the tea is better than the pitch! Mine was anyway!
Wed 3 May 15:32
2017
@petenewton29 @WackoJacko1974 @MansfieldSand no. That the south is sunny and hot!! β˜€οΈβ˜€οΈβ˜€οΈ
Sun 30 Apr 18:28
2017
@BenStanners thank you. Looked ok. A little bit different.
Sat 29 Apr 20:35
2017
@GaryLineker you are STARTING with sou/hul 😳😳 you will have no viewers left after 10 minutes!!
Sat 29 Apr 19:54
2017
@lauramgarnett haha!
Sat 29 Apr 10:57
2017
@saintsdsa you'll never get totally rid. But you don't want to as there are good and bad. Is about managing them right.
Sat 29 Apr 10:52
2017
@lauramgarnett good. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜€πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ˜œπŸ™„πŸ˜‘
Sat 29 Apr 10:50
2017
@alexmccombie64 correct Alex. Been doing it for 18 months now and getting somewhere now.
Sat 29 Apr 08:37
2017
@Rchap04 @billysharp10 special and great day for all involved.
Fri 28 Apr 22:12
2017
I must credit @Johnnnn92 for the nematode pic and vid. It was his find.
Fri 28 Apr 20:31
2017
geeky & boring video but we have a new microscope at work. this is 1 of the many little bastards that's caused so m… https://t.co/dpJuLOdfVK
Fri 28 Apr 20:26
2017
#nematode #littlebastard #biology https://t.co/ntxoNSmUih
Fri 28 Apr 20:24
2017
Great players. Great team. Should have won CL that season https://t.co/Wrjt7XRctT
Fri 28 Apr 20:07
2017
@lauramgarnett @PerennialGRBS @Johnnnn92 @dogpockets good to meet you and talk properly Laura. Hopefully we can work together going forward
Fri 28 Apr 20:03
2017
Great day at Twickenham for groundsman seminar. Congratulations to all winners and highly commended for… https://t.co/EO1NBnIht4
Wed 26 Apr 18:22
2017
Really enjoyed my trip to Nancy today with @Hydraparts for their renovation tour. Thank you for the invite & hospit… https://t.co/2xLe6a3U8Q
Tue 25 Apr 20:52
2017
@paul_pburgess love the angle those cameras give. All the best mate.
Sun 23 Apr 17:20
2017
@ABPHalfand10k completed this morning. Not quite as quick as I'd hoped but completed none the less. @Johnnnn92… https://t.co/doqONfujSI
Sun 23 Apr 17:19
2017
@DAVID__ROBERTS
Sun 23 Apr 13:42
2017
@mf6791_mark @paul_pburgess @SIMON25371374 hope your having a good time mark. Enjoy the game tonight.
Sun 23 Apr 07:26
2017
Wow, devastating news about Ugo Ehiogu. So, so sad.
Fri 21 Apr 09:16
2017
@WilliamsLcw @mishimp thanks lee although we can only compete in the division of which the team dictates! Good days league 1 were though
Wed 19 Apr 22:59
2017
@WilliamsLcw @mishimp @MansfieldSand hopefully it will work for you mate. Been a long hard season at Stadium but was happy with it Saturday
Wed 19 Apr 22:39
2017
@mishimp could have tried something similar, I dont know Phil. Not what we are using ATM though.
Wed 19 Apr 22:06
2017
@WilliamsLcw interested to see what they do and looking forward to it. Hope you get sorted with yours lee and the club back you with plans.
Wed 19 Apr 22:00
2017
@mishimp @MansfieldSand part of a trial with a microbe programme. See how it goes 🀞🏻
Wed 19 Apr 21:59
2017
@mishimp @MansfieldSand yes Phil. Every pitch will get stripped. Apart from pitch 4(other pics today) which we just amazoned. 1/2
Wed 19 Apr 21:58
2017
@mishimp @MansfieldSand indeed Phil. Never ideal but can live with it for last 6 weeks or so. Some grass is better than no grass!!
Wed 19 Apr 21:48
2017
@WilliamsLcw it is Lee. Only one pitch though.
Wed 19 Apr 21:47
2017
@SimonRudkins @MansfieldSand yes Simon. Not every pitch but certainly the 2 pictured have had that and still counting!
Wed 19 Apr 20:32
2017
@SimonRudkins @MansfieldSand certainly a lot to do with high usage, thinning and then filling back in in spring Simon.
Wed 19 Apr 20:10
2017
Whilst the first shoots of the 2017-18 season appear on pitch 4. https://t.co/LcKwpkHGyJ
Wed 19 Apr 19:12
2017
Fair bit of poa creeping in now but TG pitches in good nick. Over 180 training and matches on each of pitches 3&5.… https://t.co/3Gvl7feFyk
Wed 19 Apr 19:09
2017
@Balmerrrrr @GJMills2000 @Johnnnn92 jeez Liam, is that the best picture you could get of the training ground??!! 😳
Tue 18 Apr 18:27
2017
Back in the saddle for today as @Johnnnn92 enjoys a day off. #saintsfc https://t.co/aebgatxT0A
Sat 15 Apr 14:30
2017
@Karl_McDermott @CountyChamp @ManCity @premierleague @SouthamptonFC @TheAgeasBowl need to get yourself a couple of goals mate.
Sat 15 Apr 12:03
2017
@dthurman32 thanks for your time Dave. Was good to see you again. Pitch was still quality without the sun.
Thu 13 Apr 11:53
2017