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Upset dad pulls gun on son's football coach

Discussion in 'Balboa Park' started by Thumper, Oct 23, 2006.

  1. Thumper

    Thumper WHS

    Aug 24, 2005
    This is just messed up!

    Upset U.S. dad pulls gun on son's football coach

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The father of a young football player pulled a gun on his son's coach because he didn't think the boy was getting enough playing time, Philadelphia police said on Monday.

    Wayne Derkotch, 40, was charged with aggravated assault after getting in a fight with the coach over the amount of time the boy was getting on the field at a game for 6- and 7-year-olds on Sunday morning, said police spokesman Officer Raul Malveiro.

    "There was a physical altercation about what child should play or not play and then he pulled the gun," Malveiro said.

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  2. y2craig

    y2craig BoltTalker

    Aug 17, 2005
    That's mad.

    If that father wants more control over his son's playing time then he should start his own team.

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