Loanhead facing pitched battle!

LOANHEAD: Football coach Peter Frame at flooded pitch in West End Park ("Tin Pan").
LOANHEAD: Football coach Peter Frame at flooded pitch in West End Park ("Tin Pan").

WATERLOGGED, bumpy pitches are blighting a community’s grassroots football development, it is claimed.

Coaches in Loanhead are angry about the standard of local parks and are losing patience with Midlothian Council, which maintains their pitches.

The clubs say conditions for football are deteriorating on grass playing surfaces in the King George V, Burghlee, Memorial and West End (“Tin Pan”) parks.

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