Fun factor has been taken from youth footy
THE problem with youth footy is that the fun element has been removed (Prices cut to encourage youth football in Glasgow, Tuesday).
Various kids of friends and family have given up youth football due to the fact that they are simply not good enough in the coaches’ eyes and they don’t get picked to play.
I appreciate that not every child is Pele, however not every youth coach is the special one either, and it should be about fun and exercise.
And yes, if you are lucky enough to be good or great, then you can progress but at the least the kids who are not going to make it professionally can still play and enjoy it.
Claire Glasgow Posted online
HOW about we don’t charge our kids to play football?
How about we go back and make spaces for them to play football in their schemes, in parks or various other places?
MARTIN BOOTS states that a proposed independence march in Glasgow in January will cause ‘massive disruption’ (Letters, Tuesday).
I realise that the UK has swung to the extreme right after the election but as far as I know people still have the right to demonstrate (at least for the moment).
Some folks tacit acceptance of sectarian marches on our streets causes me more concern than people expressing a political opinion.
WHEREAS this is a fabulous idea (NHS workers offered 60% supermarket discounts by ‘green’ grocery firm, Tuesday), the people whom membership is limited to tend to have fairly decent salaries in comparison to others who may be on the breadline.
I feel that this should be more accessible to those who are struggling. Olivia Donnelly
NONE of those intended customers actually need gimicky discounts. Why not instead give the 60% off to those on provable reduced circumstances; you know, the ones that actually have to rely on food banks.
BRILLIANT idea! About time our emergency services got recognition of a kind, even if it is in this small way.
God knows they are taken for granted and more and more are suffering abuse and violence from some of the idiots they have to deal with. So, yeah, we’ll done for this.
We reported last night that prices are to be cut for pitch hire prices for youth football