Green Football Weekend raises awkward questions about the game’s readiness to start taking genuinely ambitious action About three years ago, in the thick of a League Two promotion campaign, Michael Doughty began to notice something. An unusually wet winter had flooded Swindon Town’s training pitches, forcing them to trek up and down the country in search of a usable facility. The postponements were piling up. “It would be unseasonably warm, then super-cold, which made performance more difficult,” the midfielder remembers. “The effect was really tangible. And I couldn’t understand why there wasn’t a discussion.”For Doughty it was a realisation that… Source – Full Article Football and the climate crisis: does the game really want to tackle it?