Artificial turf has become a much more common surface to play on in recent years. Up here in the North, it is not exactly easy to keep a grass surface in great condition all year round. Therefore most clubs have also taken to using artificial turf. If you play football on artificial turf, it is really important that you have the right boots. AG stands for Artificial Ground and it means that the boots are designed for games on the artificial surface.Read more
Most football players have become familiar with playing on artificial turf, weather conditions can leave us with artificial turf as the best alternative to grass. Make no mistake though, the quality of artificial turf fields worldwide has been developing rapidly in recent years, to the point where it can be hard to tell the difference between whether you are playing on natural grass or artificial turf.
However, there is a big difference between what boots you should use when you play on artificial turf. When you play on an AG surface, you should always equip yourself with football boots designed for it. These are specifically made to improve your grip and to prevent damage in both feet and knees. In addition, football boots for artificial turf also are designed to withstand the extra wear and tear, as the artificial surface can be very harsh on them.