"It has cost us a fortune in sand," he said. "The United scout came to watch
"In front of the main stand it is like a pudding. We spent £11,000 having it relaid before United opened our stadium and there is obviously an inherent problem with the pitch design."
In an attempt to provide some kind of acceptable surface, Burton have employed a machine used to drain the old Wembley pitch, which creates one-yard slits and then drops pebbles into them to absorb the water before it is filled in with sand.
"That is the short-term solution," Robinson said. "In the summer we have to spend a lot of money having it rectified more permanently." Fortunately for