Black footballers | Ballachulish | Making masks compulsory | Spousal hair cutting | Swifts
Greg Clarke, chairman of the FA, says: “We must always remember pioneers like Jack Leslie and be thankful that football is in a very different place today” (Statue campaign for black footballer denied England cap in 1920s, 1 July). Maybe he should ask some of today’s black footballers for their view, not to mention the sad lack of black coaches and managers. Stunning complacency, I’d say.
• The residents of Ballachulish, population 820 with its own primary school and medical centre, will be surprised to learn that despite being on the main Glasgow-Fort William road, and enjoying electricity, running water and fibre broadband, it is considered “remote” by Glasgow-based Libby Brooks (Highland communities anxious as Scotland gears up for tourism, 1 July).
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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