Steyning groundsman’s County FA honour

Steyning Grammar School’s Kevin Read has been named the Sussex County FA groundsman of the year 2012.

Kevin, 49, was nominated in the Step 7 and under category by Ashington Cougars, whose pitch he maintains, along with the School and Steyning Strikers.

He said: “You care for the pitches because that’s your job. To be recognised is a great feeling.”