Sports Letter: Bad example

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The Independent Online
Sir: Ken Jones recently mentioned one possible reason for the lack of quality in present day players. If players spent more time practising the skills of the game and less in perfecting their celebration techniques, their ability might even improve.

I remember a game in my youth in which the great Tommy Lawton scored a wonderful individual goal. He immediately turned away and trotted back to the centre with an occasional slap on the back.

Today's kids copy their heroes, but sadly only the worst of what they see.