Should junior football move to a summer season?

No need for gloves and extra layers if football moved to summer.

No need for gloves and extra layers if football moved to summer.

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Football officials in Bolton and Bury have announced plans to move their junior leagues to summer seasons.

Almost all of the clubs in their league have backed the idea, after becoming frustrated by seeing games frustrated because of waterlogged or frozen pitches.

So it is something which should be looked at in East Yorkshire?

The leagues in Manchester will run from March to October with a six-week break for the summer holidays, if the proposal is formally accepted.

Officials say it will give juniors the opportunity to play on better pitches with fewer games postponed.

Critics are worried it could have a negative effect on the number of children playing cricket and other traditional summer sports.

What do you think? Would summer games benefit East Yorkshire’s young footballers?

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