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Andy Harper, “absolutely horrified” at state of A-League pitch

Image: Fox Sports

The Newcastle Jets had their first win of the season last night in a 2-0 win over the Western Sydney Wanderers but the win has been overshadowed by the state of Spotless Stadiums pitch.

Having hosted a concert the week before the stadium had gone through a pitch inspection but come game day the pitch was covered in plastic shards and even a nail which was found by Newcastle Jets Coach Ernie Merrick.

Fox Sports commentator and former A-League player Andy Harper joined Macquarie Sports Radio’s Mieke Buchan and Billy McGee to share his thoughts on what he thought was, “beyond farcical.”

“They should be compensating for the damage to the presentation of the Western Sydney Wanderers”

The appearance of the field has repercussions that go beyond the match as it reflects on the A-League

“We have to measure up against the images that come from overseas… that was utterly ludicrous”

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