Getting the pitch ready for a new football season is hard enough. But in 1993, Blackburn Rovers groundsman Steve Patrick really had his work cut out.

Lancashire Telegraph: Ewood Park, 1993

He had to deal with much of the ground being turned into a building site as the transformation of Ewood Park began, often leaving the playing surface covered in a layer of dust.

In the background you can see the new Darwen End stand going up.