During the past few weeks there has been a tremendous amount of rain falling on the pitch.
Following straight after the match against Chelsea work begun on a new pitch drainage system which is being trialed in the penalty area at the South Stand.
If successful it will be fitted in other areas of the pitch. Like the pitch sprayers the soak away once fitted is covered by turf so no one can see them in place during the match.
See below photograph of the new system and the secret piece of equipment that makes it all work
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