Council scores spectacular own goal by building fence through goalposts

This story comes courtesy of the BBC website and is straight out of the ‘You Couldn’t Make It Up’ envelope:

Council bosses have admitted scoring an ‘own goal’ after a fence was built through the middle of football goalposts in a park in York.

The new fencing was installed at a cost of £6,000 on playing fields in Heworth.

It was erected before £37,000 worth of new play equipment is phased in at the park over the next few weeks.

Dave Meigh, City of York Council’s head of parks and open spaces, said: “We recognise that the failure to relocate the goalposts is a real own goal.”

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