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Shortage of playing pitches for grass-roots teams

Headingley FC boss Chris Kuc speaks to the Yorkshire Evening Post about the shortage of grass-roots sports pitches in Headingley:

“Headingley FC play home games at Tinshill Recreation Ground with Old Headingley branching
out to Stanningley due to a lack of available pitches.“We suffer a nightmare with a need for pitches as the universities will not rent out to non-university teams,” explained Kuc. That’s certainly true from a football perspective and Headingley cricket pitches are also in short supply. St Chad’s Broomfield are the suburb’s only recognised cricket team who are fortunate to be able to use the area’s only two grass roots cricket pitches…” Read the whole article

Published in the Yorkshire Evening Post on Monday 3rd September 2012