We’ve given this country away to the undesirables, and imposed a
morality based on hypocrisy and false premises. Too late now to do
anything about it. The heroism of the past was in vain. Anyone going to
Derwent Water on Thursday to watch the commemorative fly past? If so,
watch it and weep for your country.
A friend of mine coaches football of a similar age group here in Enfield
N.London. Foul abuse of this nature from parents is sadly common place and
the abuser can be anyway - neither race, class, income has any bearing on
who the abuser might be. In the US it can be so bad that there was even a
case of one parent beating to death another parent at a children's ice
hockey match - all in front of the children.
I hope your complaints to the local FA are supported by as many independent
witness statements as possible and that you get a suitable response. Far
too often, nobody is willing so speak up and the offending adults get away
with this sort of behaviour. You might also want to have a quiet word with
representatives from the other team to determine whether this isn't a