Arsenal’s Head Groundsman Steve Braddock Passed Away
We are so sad to announce that Arsenal’s head groundsman Steve Braddock, unfortunately, passed away on August 19, 2022, at the age of 52; May the beloved legend rest in peace.
We send our deepest sympathies to his family, friends, and fans during the tough period.
The club has confirmed the heartbreaking news, announcing that black armbands will be worn in Saturday’s game against Bournemouth to honor the late star.
They also shared a statement, reading, “Our thoughts are with Steve’s wife Shuk, their daughters Jasmine and Lily, Steve’s sisters Janice and Susan, and all Steve’s family and friends.”
Braddock entered the Gunners in 1987 after an unexpected meeting with ex-manager George Graham – who required someone to look after the team at Highbury. He succeeded in his job and was awarded the Premier League Pitch of the Season award on multiple occasions; Steve additionally won ‘Turf’s Top Influencer’ in 2019.
After a year in 2020, he became only the second person in history to join the Grounds Management Association’s Hall of Fame.
Steve came to fame for his efforts on the Highbury turf before switching to the Emirates, while he additionally served on the 11 pitches at London Colney, Arsenal’s training ground.
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Steve Braddock Passed Away Due to an Illness
Although there is not any detailed report about how Steve Braddock passed away at this time, unconfirmed sources claim she lost her life due to a recent health problem. Steve lost his life after suffering from a long illness.
Our team does not confirm any rumors about the news, though you can be sure that we are attempting our best to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible; but, do not forget that family privacy should be respected.
Steve Braddock also passed on his proficiency to other groundsmen and had his own mentor in North London – Arsene Wenger.
He was born and bred as an Arsenal fan, he convert Arsenal’s pitch at Highbury to the game’s gold standard, and understood the art of designing a pitch better than anyone in the game.
Indeed, his skill and passion for groundskeeping earned him many individual awards: different Premier League Pitch of the Season awards, ‘Turf’s Top Influencer’ in 2019.
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