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aaberdeenn
21-09-2008, 03:28
http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/8382/smallpitchuz7.jpg

Is there any reason why it's smaller than it should be?
Anyone seen anything like this before?

It's not bothering me at all but just made me curious.

FM_returner
21-09-2008, 06:31
Some clubs just have small pitches.

FIFA regulations (if I remember correctly) say that a pitch can be as short as 100yds, as long as it is wider than around 120yds.

Of course, most clubs use larger pitches, but you do find the occasional short-ish one. Hope that answers your question.

Edit: By the way I'm at work and images are blocked, but I'm assuming the image you submitted is just a quite short pitch, rather than anything freakier.

el sid
21-09-2008, 07:13
Seeing that pic, I m not sure if it has anything to do with the actual size of the pitch. Surely a big club like Zaragoza ( Big as in, more famous compared to the others ) will have a normal size pitch.
And OP, sorry mate. I have no idea what the problem could be. Never seen that before.

NCFC Gee
21-09-2008, 09:31
Not seen that before even despite having verying pitch sizes myself over time so i don't think it's to do with that, probably just a weird bug.

dafuge
21-09-2008, 09:35
What are Zaragoza's pitch dimensions in the club information? It looks like they have a very short and wide pitch.

aaberdeenn
21-09-2008, 16:05
109yards Length x 93yards Width

dafuge
21-09-2008, 16:14
Looks like they've just chosen to have the pitch like that then, although it does look odd where it is almost square.

aaberdeenn
21-09-2008, 18:35
Thanks for the replies guys.

Mortified Penguin
21-09-2008, 20:01
Looks like Glanford Park.

On second thoughts, that pitch is much bigger.

aaberdeenn
22-09-2008, 22:51
The next season rolls around and we play Zaragoza away.

The pitch is the same. :confused: Never seen it in any other game. Odd.