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WhyCantIuseTheNameIWant Fri 26-Jun-15 22:05:42

School have asked ds to be on a football team over the weekend. Charity gig.
Representing the school, so the school supply a kit. Shirt, shorts and socks.
Obviously, he has to wear his own boots and pads for fit.
Got issued with a kit bag today. It contained a shirt.
No socks. No shorts.
He has PE shorts he can wear. Black will have to be ok. But his bright red socks won't look too smart with the blue kit.
Not a major problem, I know. But if they ask the kids to wear the special coloured things, they should lend them the right ones?

DragonsCanHop Fri 26-Jun-15 22:07:12

Just Kit shirt would be the norm here.

Can you imagine trying to collect up all those shirts plus socks and shorts!

Magmatic80 Fri 26-Jun-15 22:09:19

My company has a football team and they only get shirts supplied. If a multi £million company doesn't supply anything other than shirts I wouldn't think a school would.

sherbertlemon17 Fri 26-Jun-15 22:11:22

Unless your DS's school is flush with money don't expect more than a shirt.

But completely not unreasonable if they've asked you to buy special shorts and socks.

WhyCantIuseTheNameIWant Fri 26-Jun-15 22:14:22

They say the kit is shirt, shorts and socks.
No option to buy them, the school have about 3 teams worth, and lend them every time something like this is on.
First time he has been chosen, so not sure what to expect.

WhyCantIuseTheNameIWant Fri 26-Jun-15 22:17:02

I am thinking it's more likely to be lazy parents tbh. Or even the kids.
9-11 year olds.
Didn't pack all the bits in the kit bag last time it was lent out...

MiddleAgedandConfused Fri 26-Jun-15 22:36:48

Just a supplying a shirt is standard. Don't worry if the rest doesn't match - no one will care. Go any enjoy yourselves.
They will also be looking for a volunteer to wash the kits as well after the match - so lie low if you don't fancy that honour.

PuntasticUsername Fri 26-Jun-15 23:29:17

Oh. Misread thread title as involving Kit Kat. Not so interested now, sorry smile wink

WhyCantIuseTheNameIWant Fri 26-Jun-15 23:31:46

I think each kid (parent) has to wash their own individual kit. Although, it would make more sense to shove all 10 (?) in one wash...

No kit kat I am afraid. But might have to rectify that after 4 hours of standing around watching football.

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