The results of our Grassroots survey have been overwhelming.
At Grassroots we held a survey about missed games due to the British winter weather.
With some teams having not kicked a ball for 9 weeks due to waterlogged pitches etc.
The overwhelming response. Was yes, with a massive 78% of participants voting to move the season. A few options were put forward with the following being the most popular.
The preferred option seems to be
Break for school holidays
Mid July – early Sept
With a mini Futsal or Indoor league to be played Dec-Feb.
Large scale investment into Grassroots football, ground maintenance and 3G pitches can no longer be relied upon.
The above is a very quick and easy way to guarantee more games and less cancellations.
Leon, South Shields
We have to agree with majority on this subject, It would certainly be easy to facilitate and wouldn’t involve huge costs but significantly increase the game time around the UK and reduce the number of cancelled games