School sport 'spoiled by badly behaved parents'

Competitive parents are stripping the enjoyment from school sport, a leading headteacher has claimed. Leonard Blom, Headmaster of St Aubyn’s School, Woodford Green, Essex, said that pushy mothers and fathers are making exhibitions of themselves and damaging children’s confidence. They are losing sight of the importance of ‘good sportsmanship’ and setting a poor example to others,

BBC News.