/ by John Hooper

 Johnny Walker, chairman of Hackney and Leyton League. ‘50% of the playing fields in the country have gone. That’s figures according to sporting England. It’s not my figures. I’ve not made them up. There’s 50% of the sports pitches – gone. And I think that’s tragic for sport.’ (at Hackney Marshes)

Johnny Walker, chairman of Hackney and Leyton League. ‘50% of the playing fields in the country have gone. That’s figures according to sporting England. It’s not my figures. I’ve not made them up. There’s 50% of the sports pitches – gone. And I think that’s tragic for sport.’ (at Hackney Marshes)