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‘Football doesn’t contribute to school pupils in the way hockey does’

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One passionate hockey mother says that pitch upgrades to suit football is having detrimental effect on other sports

Our local, high ranking state comprehensive school in Hertfordshire has a sand hockey pitch which is in need of renewal/replacement this academic year. 

They have just had a 3G football pitch built, a joint venture with the local football club. And we were very saddened to hear last year that hockey had been removed from the PE GCSE curriculum. 

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