It's good to see a football competition adding some relief from politics.

However, what has happened to our nation where apparently the NHS is failing and we cannot afford to pay our doctors? 

Our local councils are having to make difficult decisions on cutting costs. Yet some football players, who are, when all is said and done, only in the entertainment sector, are paid mind-blowing sums. 

Even the BBC rates its football show host as more valuable by far than any other. Have we lost the plot somewhere? Surely our health is more important than entertainment, however good our team is?

Tony Gaster,
Old Kennels Lane,
Oliver's Battery

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