Your report (Jack Draper gives Novak Djokovic brief Wimbledon scare before pressure tells, 28 June) tells us that Jack Draper is a son of former Lawn Tennis Association chief executive Roger Draper, but not that his mum, Nicky Draper, was a junior tennis champion and later a coach. It seems all too easy to write women’s contribution out of sports stories.
While agreeing wholeheartedly with Keith Flett’s Marxist analysis of the England football team’s prospects (Letters, 30 June), I cannot help noting that no bearded manager has ever led England to success in an international football tournament. Perhaps a barber might offer advice?
As a footnote to Keith Flett’s analysis, both goals against Germany came from the left wing.
When Rafael Behr likens George Galloway to a vulture (Journal, 29 June), he does a grave injustice. These birds perform an essential function within tropical ecosystems. Galloway, on the other hand…
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
I was taught that “people in glass houses shouldn’t undress with the curtains open” (Letters, 29 June).
Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire
I can’t remember what colour my knickers were in the 60s (Letters, 30 June). Does this mean I wasn’t there?