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Keep grassroots football going throughout November / December 2020 Lockdown

Submitted on Tuesday 3rd November 2020

Rejected on Thursday 19th November 2020

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Keep grassroots football going throughout November / December 2020 Lockdown

Petition Details

To allow Grassroots Football to continue throughout Lockdown, current and future.

To support the FA with facilitating the continuation of football at a grassroots level where local non elite leagues have already a sufficient risk assessment in place.

Additional Information

It is well known that outdoor transmission of the Covid 19 is minimal. All grassroots clubs have guidelines & processes in place to make football safe.
This petition is to fight to keep grassroots football going throughout the new restrictions. Benefits:
- Physical health maintained or increased during restrictions
- Mental health maintained or increased due to the social aspect of sport.
- Improves parents mental health. Taking/ watching your child will support adult mental health.

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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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