New Soccer Complex Brings Tears of Joy

Screen Shot 2016-07-19 at 11.09.28 AMWhile almost 2,000 soccer-playing kids laughed and a similar number of parents cheered and groaned, Grace Horsfield cried tears of joy.

“When I came up over the hill at the Edmonton Minor Soccer Association’s west soccer complex and saw all 11 soccer fields in use for last Saturday’s city championships and all those kids and parents … well, I couldn’t talk,” says Horsfield, whose granddaughter was playing.

“It was very emotional.”

Horsfield, who has been involved with soccer for 30 years, was there at the conception of the EMSA west soccer complex.

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