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Non league clubs hit back at Chris Sutton for his comment on Wembley pitch

Chris Sutton caused outrage with non league clubs after compared the surface at Wembley Stadium to a “non league” surface.

It came during Manchester City’s 1-0 win over Tottenham last night with the pitch left looking worse for wear after Philadelphia Eagles had played against the Jacksonville Jaguars on it just a day earlier.

Many of the markings were visible you can see in the photos below…

When commentating on the game, the former Celtic player said, “The pitch is like a non-league surface. It is what you’d expect to see on a Saturday afternoon.”

The non league community picked up on his comment and took to Twitter to flood his timeline with photos of their own pitch.

The Non League Paper vented out their anger…

Chris Sutton replied to them…

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The paper didn’t like his ‘lighten up’ tweet…

Sutton wrote back with…

The Non League Paper ended it with, “Ok sorry. We’ll leave it there. Cheers Chris.”.


Non league clubs were frustrated with his comments and posted up plenty of photos of their immaculate pitches – we’ve rounded up what they’ve been saying, check it out on the next page.


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