Wembley pitch will be dug up say FA

Wembley’s controversial pitch will be dug up and replaced before the start of next season, the English Football Association said on Monday following criticism from losing semifinal managers Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger. In a Web site statement the FA said the replacement pitch “will be of a different composition and from a different turf nursery…..and better suit the unique Wembley Stadium environment.” Arsenal chief Wenger, whose side lost to Chelsea on Saturday, said of the current surface: “You will never see a good football match on a bad pitch