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Nobody can tell if Leicester’s pitch design is completely mesmerising or absolutely awful

The Premier League banned inctricate pitch designs so as it's an FA Cup game the Leicester groundsman has done a work of art at the King Power

In my opinion there is nothing better than an amazing design on a football pitch.

Sadly the mean Premier League banned all pitch designs except for straight horizontal lines.

Thankfully the Leicester groundsman has taken his opportunity to demonstrate his full range of skills for a home FA Cup tie.


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Does it hurt your eyes looking at this?

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Does it hurt your eyes looking at this?

But no one can tell if it a masterpiece or a headache-inducing work of art.

It appears that Leicester’s groundsman, who gained a reputation for wacky pitch designs during their title-winning season, has managed to pull a masterclass in lawn mowing.

With several shades of grass intersecting to form a dazzling pattern across the turf.

Beautiful.


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Eden Hazard trying to jump on the Riyad Mahrez bandwagon

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Eden Hazard trying to jump on the Riyad Mahrez bandwagon

With the ‘son of the beast’ storm affecting this part of England, miraculously the pitch bears no signs whatsoever that there has been a heavy snowfall.

Leicester are hosting Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter final and this pitch design could be a dastardly plan to bamboozle their opposition who are used to the boring old grass at Stamford Bridge.

The Foxes will be targeting a semi-final berth against a Chelsea sides full of unrest and coming off the back of a 3-0 defeat to Barcelona.

Not a great leap from your front man

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Not a great leap from your front man

Chelsea on the other hand know that the cup represents their only realistic chance of silverware and Conte handed Alvaro Morata a rare start up front suggesting he might play more directly.

That’s if Morata isn’t confused by the rare pitch markings.

It’s fair to say social media was very split over the gardening at the KP…