Soccerfest 2008


It was a long hot saturday, with a threat of impending rain and the squeaking of hundred of pre-teen girls. Soccer had taken over Newmarket. Whistles and refs and jerseys of all hues covered 5 acres of greenspace. Parents with foldable chairs in snappy carrying bags lined the fields. Cheering, whooping and the odd word cursed under their breath in response to a bad call from the officials.