Groundsman of The Year 2020

Groundsman in the county play such a huge role in making sure football can be played and put in countless hours of their volunteer time, so it would be great to have lots of nominations.

An annual occurrence, the County FA presents this award to volunteers who dedicate their all to ensuring their club has the best possible playing surface all year round despite troubling weather conditions. This applies to clubs at Step 7 and below only.

Each County FA will be collating nominations over the next month and will then submit their top 3 applications to The FA, for independent judging as part of The FA National Awards.

Several outstanding local groundsmen have picked up this award over the years. Last year, Neville Cooper of Eaton Socon FC was named winner.


If you know anyone throughout the county who is deserving of this prestigious title, ensure they’re entered by completing the form at the bottom of this page. 

The contact details of the nominee are required, as well as information on their club. The contact details of the relevant Club Secretary should also be included.  

All completed forms should be submitted by Friday 28th February 2020 and sent to Andy Coles, Huntingdonshire Football Association, Ambury House, Sovereign Court, Lancaster Way, Ermine Business Park, Huntingdon, PE29 6XU. 

Alternatively, forms can be emailed to


You can download the nomination form here