The Discussion

Young people’s opinions and ideas about current affairs


 

Frankly Football – Final Piece

Frankly Football – Final Piece

Politically Speaking – 18 July 2018 Women Or Man, Can Do Anything the Other Can: Women working in factories first began to play football during lunch-breaks. Teams were formed and on Christmas Day in 1916, a game took place between Ulverston Munitions Girls and another group of local women. There was a […]

Football vs Politics- Final Piece

Football vs Politics- Final Piece

  Football vs Politics By Curious Kitty, LittleDolphin and HSHCPAMHWAD Here at Frankly Football we believe that sports and politics should not mix. The unfortunate thing is that they are to things that are very hard to separate. Politics is around us all day everyday and for the ninety minutes […]

Final Piece

Final Piece

This term we have been looking at whether sport and politics should mix. We wrote newspaper reports to show what we thought. Read mine to find out more. Cupcakesandrainbows news report Cupcakesandrainbows

Weekly Competition Winners: HIGHLIGHTS!

Weekly Competition Winners: HIGHLIGHTS!

We’re rounding up the weekly competitions this week and putting our thinking hats on to come up with next year’s ideas. For now, we’ve chosen some stand out weeks, which we loved your entries for. Thousands of entries were submitted over the year showing curiosity, scepticism, reasoning, open-mindedness and storytelling. […]

A Thank You Poem

A Thank You Poem

To be in this club it’s a pleasure Honestly you have improved my vocabulary Anyone can join it’s simple No one is right or wrong its writing Killing isn’t the way to win a war I have learnt   You just need a topic and you can write anything Once […]

My newspaper report

My newspaper report

First Match Has Happened!   Yesterday (on the 14th of June), the World Cup was held as the wait of 4 years is finally over! Held in Russia, the first 2 teams have played their match. Which team one?   Saudi Arabia, the losing team, was beaten by Russia 5-0. […]

Should sports and politics mix?

Should sports and politics mix?

There has been an issue of wether sports and politics should mix. There have been many reasons which are both positive and negative. Here are some reasons that will blow your mind away! Positive In 2018, Colin Kaepernick knelt down when his (American football, not ours!) football team was singing […]

Final Piece Politically Speaking

Final Piece Politically Speaking

WORLD CUP (FURLED CUP) Over the past few years, sportsmen within FIFA have started taking fame as an advantage to get important issues into people’s heads which is against the rules of the company. Certain footballers and commentators, such as when Pep Guadiola wore a yellow ribbon to represent Catalonian […]

Final PIECE- Frankly Football

Final PIECE- Frankly Football

politicals vs sport politics are very different things, some people  think that they are too different and they should not mix as politics is more of a adult Audience and sports is more of a mixed audience and per say kids ages 5 and 8 might not know about what’s […]

FINAL PIECE-Politically Speaking

FINAL PIECE-Politically Speaking

                                FOOTBALL DILEMMA! An important issue has sprung into the headlines during this World Cup tournament,should sports and politics mix.Lots of people are confused because these are two completely different things.How could they possibly mix? […]

Final piece Politically Speaking

Final piece Politically Speaking

World Cup Politics Fever Bill Shankly has a bit of a problem saying he was disappointed with the idea that football was a matter of life and death. Football fans disagree. Here at Politcally Speaking, we agree because people can’t sacrifice themselves for football. “I can assure you,” Shankly said, […]

POLITICALLY SPEAKING

POLITICALLY SPEAKING

Should sports start speaking?   An important issue has sprung into the headlines during this World Cup tournament which is if England should enter it. It was decided that we should join the World Cup but the question still lies, should political statements be made in sports? Some sports stars […]

FINAL PIECE-Politically Speaking

FINAL PIECE-Politically Speaking

Politics mixing with sport causes controversy During the current World Cup, a controversial issue has stolen the headlines. Should politics get involved in sport?   For many years now, there has been a rule, issued by FIFA, that politics should not in any instances be involved in sport, but on […]