Vandals cover Omagh football pitches with broken glass

EASTER revellers who dumped broken bottles, beer cans and the remnants of a barbecue on two Omagh football pitches have been branded “utterly irresponsible.”
The dangerous discovery was made by an official of Strule United Football Club on Tuesday evening.
Russell Roberts had gone to the council-owned Donnelly’s Holm to put up nets for the Fermanagh and Western League Division One clash between Strule and near neighbours Strathroy Harps later that evening when he discovered that one goalmouth on each pitch had been vandalised.
Mr Roberts immediately tried to contact the council but without success before getting in touch with Fermanagh and Western League secretary Gerry Connolly to explain that broken glass, bottles and cans were strewn on the pitches.
The pitches were inspected by a referee and the pitches were closed approximately an hour before kick-off.
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