Pitch battle: SIS's global ambitions are expanding

From Old Trafford to the Bernabéu, Sligo native George Mullan’s firm is going from strength to strength, writes Philip Connolly

5th October, 2014

Towards the end of last month, George Mullan had his Sunday afternoon interrupted by a call from Sweden. The Friends Arena, Sweden’s national stadium, has had a tough spring as the weather has taken its toll on the pitch.

In an era when so much money is flowing into football, patience is in short supply. By Monday, Mullan’s firm, SIS, had harvested 23 trucks worth of turf. On Thursday, the pitch was relaid....

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