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Last Updated: Wednesday August 12 2009 10:33 GMT

Is football back too soon?

Manchester United players celebrate

So the football season has kicked off again, and with the World Cup taking place next year, it's going to last for quite a while.

The Championship, League One and League Two have already kicked off, and the Community Shield takes place on Sunday. So is football back too soon?

Should the season start later to give other sports a chance, or should teams play all year round so there's never a break?

And what about your team - how do you think it will get on this season?

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Your comments

"I think that football gets too much attention and it is now all about money rather than football."

Kati, 13, Barbados

"I love football, so no it isn't back too soon!"

Joseph, 8, London, England

"I think football is boring and pointless so it shouldn't be on at all."

Merryn, 13, Birmingham, England

"I'm not a BIG footie fan but I like playing, but not watching, it. My dad loves watching it so I have to watch it too! So yes, footie has come back too soon."

Megan, 8, Staffordshire, England

"I think it has come back far too early this season. I'm a big footie fan, but this is just silly now."

Thomas, 11, Norwich, England

"I'm glad footie is back since I'm a Chelsea supporter and we beat Man Utd. I was thrilled!"

Simran, 12, Wolverhampton, England

"I think football is back at the right time I have waited a long time. I am happy footie is back. Come on Man United."

Jack, 9, Stockport, England

"Footie rocks and I think that the break is too long and that the transfer season should be shorter."

Sion, 10, Aberystwyth, Wales

"I love footie!! It's the best and I love seeing the players on TV."

Layla, 11, UK

"I'm not a big fan of footie but I'm glad it's come back because football is the only thing my friends talk about!"

Lma, 11, Leicester, England

"I think LIVERPOOL is the best and that football isn't back too soon!!!!"

Amy, 10, Liverpool, England

"I have been waiting for the season to start but am a bit sad that Manchester united lost against Chelsea. Oh well, we can win more."

Matthew, 10, Wales

"I'm not the biggest football fan, but I'm glad it's back. Now everyone's talking about something different for a change. Go Sheffield United!"

Georgia, 12, Sheffield, England

"I think that football has come back at a good time but it has lost its real meaning."

Charlotte, 13, Newcastle, England

"I don't really care that much about football, and I think it gets far too much coverage compared to other TV sports."

Peter, 12, London, England

"I think football is good but it is back too soon, because now over the holidays that's all we are going to hear about, just football. People make a HUGE thing about it all the time, even my dad has been on about football when the league has not even started!"

Abbie, 12, Staffordshire, England

"Well, to me it just doesn't mean anything! I guess it's annoying when football comes back because all the boys are watching and I never get to watch anything!"

Sadia, 10, Coventry, England

"Footy rocks, I think the break should be shorter. I can't wait for it to start."

Cam, 11, Cheshire, England

"I hate football and I think it has come back too soon, I think it should be every four years."

Hannah, 12, Yorkshire, England

"No, it's good that it's back, I love footy, I might be a girl but football is the best!!!"

Amelia, 10, Wales

"I think football is back way too soon, people are still playing cricket and watching it on television."

Jessica, 10, Northampton, England

"I only like to see footy live because I think it's boring on the TV."

Bethany, 8, Kent, England

"I am glad football is back, I was so bored when it was off."

Rebecca, 8, Birmingham, England

"I love football! The close season has gone very quick. I support Norwich and I had to go through the misery of losing 7-1 on the first day of the season. I don't like having a break but I am City until I die!"

Lewis, 11, Norwich, England

"I think football has come back too early because they have not had enough rest and there is too much of it on television."

Lizzie, 10, Hampshire, England

"No way! Football was invisible when it was gone, and there was nothing to talk about and watch! Now the excitement boldly kicks off once again!"

Georgia, 10, London, England

"No way I think it should be time that football comes back. I love football."

Josh, 13, Cambridge, England

"Football was boring during the transfer season. Arsenal will win."

Michael, 10, Essex, England

"Even though I'm a footy fan I still think we all need a break from it."

Keelin, 8, London, England

"It's no way too early for the season! I was really looking forward to seeing Man United, Arsenal Liverpool and Chelsea playing."

Dan, 7, Buckinghamshire, England

"I only support Liverpool cos I like the shirts. Football players are overpaid."

Ethan, 13, Cumbria, England

"It's great, it should be on every day. Come on you West Ham."

Kieran, 13, Kent, England

"Well, TV's not the same without a bit of footy on there. I like football so I have to say no, it hasn't started up too soon. Whooo!

Maryellen, 10, Wexford, Ireland

"Football is no way back too soon. I love it, I'm in a team and I'm bored without it!"

Charlie, 10, Hull, England

"No, it's never on too soon. At least we have something to talk about in school and get to have funny little arguments with other fans who support different clubs. It's nice to see new players that have joined clubs play in a proper competition. I can't wait for the Premier League to kick off. I hope Newcastle United come back to the Premier League. Let's go Reds."

Ayesha, 14, Lancashire, England

"It's gone so quick since it finished! I'll be going to cheer my team on again, they had a good first game."

Ellie, 12, Essex, England

"No, I think I missed football a little too much. I didn't know what to do with my Saturday nights before!"

Daniel, 13, Blackburn, England

"My and my brother Jacob are mad about football. We never miss a match with our team on TV."

Mary-Kate, 11, Essex, England

"I think it's good to have it early because I get bored!"

Lucy, 9, Kent, England

"I don't like football much, it can get a bit boring sometimes. I think it has come back quickly because when I watch TV my brother just puts football on all the time. It's always on TV."

Simran, 11, Birmingham, England

"Nah, definitely not too soon, it's a world wide sport that is very very popular. But why has Michael Owen been left out of England squad?"

Charlie, 11, London, England

"I think football has come back way too soon! I hardly notice it's gone because my brother is footy mad and so talks about it non-stop!"

Lucy, 10, England

"I hate football and I think it has come back too soon. I think it should be every four years."

Hannah, 12, Maltby, England

"No way… I love footy. It's come at the right time because I think the holidays are starting to get a little too boring."

Natasha, 12, Birmingham, England

"Football is out for too long..."

Joe, 12, Milton Keynes, England

"Football is absolute rubbish."

Hugh, 11, Bury St Edmunds, England

"I think it is great that it is starting again. I think Liverpool are the best - hooray for football."

Daniel, 10, Crewe, England

"I'm really pleased football is back because I support Manchester United and I have my own season ticket!"

Sarah, 12, Cumbria, England

"Football has come too soon. It feels like the final Barcelona V Manchester United was just yesterday. "

ASH, 13, London, England

"I couldn't care less! It's not such a big deal to me if anyone loses a chance to kick a ball."

Rubie, 11, Watford, England

"I hate football - it's not as good as everyone say it is."

Alex, 11, London, England

"I don't like football much - it can get a bit boring a sometimes. I think it has come back quickly because when I watch TV my brother just puts football on all the time. It's always on TV!"

Simran, 11, Birmingham, England

"I can watch Match of the Day again!"

Lottie, 13, Dundee, Scotland

"No! Television isn't the same without a bit of football. It's exciting to watch as well. Go Sheffield United!"

Natalie, 10, Nottingham, UK

"Football is not back too soon. I love football and can't wait for matches to start!"

Sammy, 10, Manchester, England

"We're going to win this time - Arsenal's the best in the world."

Olawale, 11, Stockton, England

"I don't mind football but it gets really annoying when my parents and brother put it on."

Ellis, 13, Saffron Walden, England

"Birmingham City rule! They will stay in the Premiership this year."

Kieran, 10, Exeter, England

"Football isn't back too soon. I think teams should have a break for a couple of months and in the summer they should play again. I think my team should get on quite well this season."

Charlotte, 14, Melton Mowbray, England

"No way! Footy is the best and it was boring when no football was on."

Rory, 11, Worthing, England

"You get to see how the new players are."

Duncan, 9, Moniefieth, Scotland

"I think the league is coming back to late."

James, 11, Wirral, UK

"Everything about this country seems to be about football. It's driving me crazy!"

Charlie, 13, Nottinghamshire, England

"As I am a Man Utd fan... I think all football players must get more rest."

Amal, 13, Birmingham, United Kingdom