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  1. Netball

    Harrod UK are proud to continue our support of Netball in the UK by sponsoring the Mary Bulloch Administrator Award at this year's Goalden Globe Awards.The prestigious event will be hosted by England Netball as a collective celebration of each of the nominee's dedication to suppo...

  2. Football

    Wayne Rooney proudly found the back of another Harrod UK net last night to become England's leading goal scorer.The match between England and Switzerland was held at Wembley Stadium, in front of over 70,000 fans – the perfect place for the captain to score his 50th international...

  3. Rugby

    As one of the official Rugby World Cup venues we caught up with head groundsman Kiel Barrett, to discuss how the football stadium -home to Leeds United has prepared for their upcoming Rugby World Cup fixtures.Major ground works were undertaken to extend their grass run off to six...

  4. Hockey

    Lara Taylor is a 13-year-old keen hockey player for Norwich Dragons hockey club and Norfolk County.She loves hockey... and I mean REALLY loves it. After getting tickets to the Unibet EuroHockey Championships 2015 with her family, Harrod UK representative Les Saunders chose her an...

  5. Other Sports

    It’s exhilarating to watch athletes at the top of their game but have you ever wondered how fast the objects used to play their sports are really travelling? Find out the fastest recorded speeds within this blog post.

  6. Competitions

    Harrod UK has five days worth of tickets to give away to Europe's most exciting hockey tournament.

  7. Rugby

    At a rugby match there are many things we all perhaps take for granted - the hours of training, coaching, ground preparations and equipment installations that are required to get a rugby venue ready for the masses, all of which have a background story of planning and hard work.Th...

  8. Football

    As the end of another school year approaches many head teachers are beginning to plan ahead and budget for the new term, looking to purchase any required equipment before pupils and staff return in September.Choosing the right football goal for a junior school can be a challengin...

  9. Football

    The Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships kicked off in style on Tuesday 16th June with hosts England winning 14 - 0 in the opening 7-a-side game against Japan.The 12 day tournament promises to be the biggest and most inclusive to date with 16 teams from around the world co...

  10. Football

    It has been another busy few months for the Harrod UK team, as we successfully sent a full to capacity container to New Zealand.Among the equipment were Football goals, nets and team shelters destined for use at the FIFA U20 World Cup, New Zealand.The organisers requested bespoke...

  11. Other Sports

    Find out what it is really like to play professional Badminton as we ask England's number one women's singles player Fontaine Chapman questions on her career.

  12. Football

    Challenges of a sloping football pitch.The life of a local football club groundsman can be a difficult task and one of many challenges.Faced with battling the wind and rain to limit postponements, ever tightening budgets, arriving first on match days to mark out the pitch, last t...

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