A couple weeks ago a team I played on had a game at Newport Hills Park in Bellevue. I thought the game was on turf, boy was I wrong. This is what we were greeted with. A pitch of pure mud. This was sloshy, liquidy type mud also. With each step your foot would sink between two and four inches into a puddle of dirty water and this stuff. It was actually pretty absurd that the league even schedule a game on this, they should have rescheduled or canceled the game without question.
The condition of this surface basically meant that every touch had to be an air ball struck about as hard as possible. And with pretty much every kick you got a reminder that this stuff also smelled and tasted absolutely wretched as it was tossed into your face off of somebody’s boots.
I suggest you dribble up the middle…
The end result looked something like this (and pretty much guaranteed those white shorts will be ruined forever…)
A lot of things happened that looked like this play times about a million: