Northside soccer club pleads with youths to stop trashing their grounds

Northside soccer club pleads with youths to stop trashing their grounds

Mayfield United, which has players from six years old to adult teams and which takes part in the Munster Senior League, posted a plea on Facebook asking youths to leave their facilities alone.

A community football club on the northside of the city has taken to social media to shame ‘partygoers’ who are constantly breaking into their grounds and messing up the pitch.

Mayfield United, which has players from six years old to adult teams and which takes part in the Munster Senior League, posted a plea on Facebook asking youths to leave their facilities alone.
Mayfield United, which has players from six years old to adult teams and which takes part in the Munster Senior League, posted a plea on Facebook asking youths to leave their facilities alone.

Mayfield United, which has players from six years old to adult teams and which takes part in the Munster Senior League, posted a plea on Facebook asking youths to leave their facilities alone.

The committee said their weekends are spent tidying up after parties and even worse, the pitch now needed expensive repairs, the club says it cannot afford after a fire was lit on the pitch.

Ashes and litter left on the grounds of Mayfield United after a late night break in.
Ashes and litter left on the grounds of Mayfield United after a late night break in.

“Weekends for our committee and members used to be enjoying football but we now spend our Saturday and Sunday mornings tidying up on our grounds after the parties of the night before.

The committee said that this was an unsavoury trend that they would like to see stopped.

“This is an appeal to those that are doing this. Any chance ye would give us a break. Could ye not find another spot or even tidy up after yourselves and not light any fires? Or do ye even care.”

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