What They're Saying

"The children adore reading it [match reports] and it genuinely thrills them. The local press is an enormous part of the community and we hope these reports encourage these children to read -- and maybe read a bit more."

-- A coach in the Hunts (England) Mini-Soccer League, where coaches of under-7 and under-8 teams have been banned from sending game reports to the local newspaper for fear of making games too competitive. The decision, described by one coach as "politically correct madness" is an extension of the English FA's ban on results being kept at younger ages. (Hunts Post)

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