Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Win a soccer game by more than five points and you lose, Ottawa league says

Subject: txt bdd vals child -
In yet another nod to the protection of fledgling self-esteem, an Ottawa children’s soccer league has introduced a rule that says any team that wins a game by more than five points will lose by default.

The Gloucester Dragons Recreational Soccer league’s newly implemented edict is intended to dissuade a runaway game in favour of sportsmanship. The rule replaces its five-point mercy regulation, whereby any points scored beyond a five-point differential would not be registered...

[Good lesson for the tots; if you win, you - wait a minute - give me a minute to figure this out...]


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