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Exempt grass roots football from restricted activities during lockdown 2

Submitted on Sunday 1st November 2020

Rejected on Thursday 19th November 2020

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Exempt grass roots football from restricted activities during lockdown 2

Petition Details

In specific reference to the continuation of grassroots football both at youth and senior level there is also no evidence to indicate this activity, played outdoors, predominantly amongst healthy young people, has contributed adversely to Covid-19 infections.

Additional Information

Grassroots football should be allowed to continue during this time, observing social distancing where possible and taking necessary precautions pre, during and post training/match.

To discriminate directly against those not operating at elite level in nonsensical and detrimental to millions of participants.

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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

You are more likely to get action on this issue if you sign and share a single petition.

You may wish to sign some of these petitions:

Allow Grassroots football to keep going for juniors: petition.parliament.uk/petitions/557169

Allow outdoor amateur football to continue during lockdown: petition.parliament.uk/petitions/557467

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