ARSENAL HEAD GROUNDSMAN TO LEAVE POST
Starting new company
It has been reported that head groundsman at the Emirates Stadium, Reece Watson will be leaving the club in February 2019.
Reece Watson's LinkedIn
The Mirror said that Reece has been an integral part of the club for 13 years, progressing from assistant groundsman to head groundsman and that he worked very well with former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who liked the pitch to always be in top condition to match his passing style of football.
Reece said on LinkedIn, "After 13 years at the club, I have decided to move on to the next chapter. I will leave my position in February to start a new and innovative company which will approach things differently and I’m confident will have a great impact on our industry.
"I would like to thank Arsenal FC for the amazing opportunities they have provided me, for which I will be forever grateful.
"I leave behind a fantastic team and indeed some of my closest friends, all of whom have had such a positive influence on my life. I’m very excited for what the future holds, watch this space."