Mexico, Chile To Test Newest Version Of Levi’s Stadium Sod In Venue’s 1st International Soccer Match
Mexico and Chile will test each other on the soccer pitch and also test the latest version of the sod at Levi’s Stadium in the first international soccer match at the facility on Saturday evening.
The 49ers have played just two games in their new home and yet the team is already getting a third playing surface at the South Bay stadium.
It was out with the new Friday at Levi’s Stadium as crews worked quickly to replace part of the playing surface just two games into the new stadium’s career.
Crews at Levi’s Stadium have been busy tearing up the grass on the new field after turf problems on Wednesday prompted the team to relocate a practice session to the team’s training facility because of slippery sod.
The Giants’ protest over Tuesday’s fiasco with the tarp was upheld, even as the 49ers moved practice from Levi’s Stadium because of divots on the new turf.
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh decided to move the team’s practice from Levi’s Stadium after receiver Stevie Johnson slipped on the field’s turf.
As fans file out of the stadium following Sir Paul McCartney’s farewell show at Candlestick Thursday, some will likely by trying to bring more than memories of the 50-plus year old stadium.
The turf, produced by West Coast Turf and called Bandera Bermuda, is much more water-efficient than your garden variety Bermuda grass.
Supporters of San Francisco’s plan to convert the Beach Chalet soccer fields in Golden Gate Park from grass to artificial turf Tuesday asked a judge to allow them to join the city in fighting a lawsuit filed by opponents seeking to block the project.
A proposal to replace the Beach Chalet grass fields on the western end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park with synthetic turf and lighting was approved Thursday at a joint hearing of the city’s Planning and Recreation and Park commissions.