It’s fair play as foot­ballers tackle in­jus­tice

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - JUNCTION 10 -

BOYS from a foot­ball team en­joyed a kick about with a con­science as part of Ash­ford’s Fair­trade Fort­night. Young­sters from Park Farm Un­der­13s tried Fair­trade foot­balls at a train­ing ses­sion on Fri­day. Af­ter get­ting hot and sweaty on the pitch, they cooled down with Fair­trade ice cream. Coach Joe Cle­ment said: “The foot­balls were very good and we are look­ing at get­ting them for the whole club. “The kids were all told about the child labour which goes into mak­ing foot­balls and why Fair­trade is so im­por­tant. “The ice cream was also very pop­u­lar.”

Fo­cus on Fair­trade Fort­night – see pages 20 and 21.

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Jake East­wood, Char­lie Page and Ollie Butcher with the Fair­trade foot­ball and rugby ball

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Ollie Butcher heads the Fair­trade foot­ball

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Back row from left: Jes­sica and Matthew Ne­wall. Front row: Tasha Ne­wall, Beau Good­win and William Ne­wall, en­joy­ing the taste of Fair­trade ice cream

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Back row from left: Joe Cle­ment (coach), Domonic Cle­ment, Char­lie Page, Jake East­wood, Keaton Simp­son and Ollie Butcher

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