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FEATURE-Soccer-Rain or shine, Premier League is pitch perfect

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

By Martyn Herman
LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Be it a rainy night in Southampton, Wolverhampton or Manchester one constant image of a relentless and often unpredictable Premier League season has been the pristine playing surfaces on which the drama has unfolded.
Battered by the elements, Premier League pitches have remained oases of green, a far cry from winters of old when groundsmen armed with forks and buckets of sand, fought losing battles to stop their cherished turf resembling quicksand.