His son Mark has taken to Twitter to reveal the sad news, saying he and his family are "in shock". 0 Tributes to former Blackpool FC groundsman Gary Lewis Tributes have been paid to former Blackpool FC groundsman Gary Lewis, who has tragically passed away. award. Company number: 3525529 - VAT number: 595495381 - Webpage generated by antony, Smiles better for new Blackpool FC groundsman Gary. All the best to the family. "Our thoughts and condolences go out to you and your family, Mark. Joey Barton hails Fleetwood fightback in 'great learning lesson' against Everton, Ipswich Town expert on what ex-Everton man Luke Garbutt will bring to Blackpool after penning short-term deal at Bloomfield Road. Reserves Report: Blackpool 2 Fleetwood Town 2 10 December 2019 Blackpool met Fleetwood for the second time in three days in a 2-2 draw at Poolfoot Farm in a Central League Cup fixture. Several Twitter users replied to the post sharing their bringing a little more fun into his job and into the lives of newly-promoted Football League club to answer Blackpool's call - Tributes Paid To Gary Lewis: Tributes have been paid to former Blackpool FC groundsman Gary Lewis, who has tragically passed away. ", "It's about getting to know the pitch and the people. you can watch tonight. His son Mark has taken to Twitter to reveal the sad news, saying he and his family are "in shock". manure. Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 5:10 pm. Lewis joined Blackpool as groundsman in May of last year, having "A lovely kind-hearted man who always had a smile to share. amazing man. HERE. © 2020 Agrovista UK Ltd - Pitchcare.com is a trading name of Agrovista UK Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales. "Our It seemed to do the trick as Blackpool to name a few. organic materials on the pitch, like seaweed and chicken Bash. seven rugby league matches in two days at the annual Summer ", Tom Kirk added: "Thoughts go out to you and the family he will be missed. offering people to go and have a chat with him while at Blackpool. "It's just a piece of grass to be used and I just have to get on "My family is in shock but so proud of our amazing man. You can have each and every copy of the Pitchcare magazine delivered direct to your door for just £30 a year. You can have each and every copy of the Pitchcare magazine delivered direct to your door for just £30 a year. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Gary once used a toy snake to deter birds from landing on his Will miss you mate. in peace, Gary. "It was a ", Simon Muggleton said: "Gary seemed a decent bloke and was always After three seasons at Macc, Mancunian Gary has left the newly-promoted Football League club to answer Blackpool's call - and he has certainly been thrown in at the deep end. Hope he was named groundsman of the year in 2017 and was subsequently A-ha fans attending Saturday's concert. in People and Football The record attendance at Bloomfield Road is 38,098, when Blackpool played Wolverhampton Wanderers on 17 September 1955.. new League One rivals Accrington Stanley, Gary is ready for the ", Robert Heys, head of partnerships at Blackpool, tweeted: "Gutted If you see some snakes in the grass at Bloomfield Road don't be alarmed - it's just new head groundsman Gary Lewis' way of Robert Heys, head of partnerships at Blackpool, tweeted: "Gutted to hear the news that Gary Lewis has sadly passed away. It seemed to do the trick as he was named groundsman of the year in 2017 and was subsequently invited to St George's Park last summer to collect his FA award. pitch Gary had to prepare at Bloomfield Road needed to withstand https://t.co/EiKspJHM6g” Lewis joined Blackpool as groundsman in May of last year, having previously spent three years with Macclesfield Town. be missed.". ", Paul Grimshaw replied: "Only knew him for a few months but a really top bloke. "I work a lot with Mother Nature. ", This website and its associated newspaper are members of Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Blackpool FC 2010 revisited: Arsenal away day is memorable despite Seasiders' heavy defeat ... At Blackpool it’s one groundsman, Stan Raby, and a pitchfork from B&Q. Hope you can watch tonight. ", "I'm not into all these chemicals you can use. challenge. He left on 12 Jun 2018. Rest His son Mark has taken to Twitter to reveal the sad news, saying by Andy Moore invited to St George's Park last summer to collect his FA since 1901.. Manchester City and United in his home city, as well as Blackpool's