Getting Your Child into Football – Should You Force Them to Support Your Team?

Getting Your Kids into Football

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  1. Al

    I had a similar situation. I’m a bradford fan and now live near Huddersfield, my eldest got into football and I started taking him to valley parade. My youngest has followed suit and it’s become a great bonding thing between us and gives my wife much deserved me time. And could you really take your kids to watch another team every week?

  2. Simon

    Feel your pain Jim. Trying to persuade my 4 year old that supporting Peterborough is worth the pain, especially as we live two hours away (in fact, not far from Wycombe’s ground).

  3. nick

    Good article Jim.
    It is always good to hear from fellow dads who want their kids to get into sport and teams. That’s the reason, I started my business.
    I follow Hull City. We’ve had our time in the Premiership, but it was not without angst.
    Of course, (excuse the quick plug) you could have started her earlier with one of my football baby activity gyms
    Look forward to your next column for TDN

    • Jim

      Good luck with your business (less good luck for your team from t’other side of the bridge).

  4. Backposturecorrector

    Jim, thank you ever so for you post.Much thanks again.

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