Coach Norlding: Boys, we need to improve our passing. And Bailey..., that doesn't mean yelling "pass" when the ball comes toward you, and running away. Bailey: Aw, coach, now you sound like my Dad.
This is early in the strip’s development. Notice that Bailey implies that his father wants him to get better at soccer, rather than the later Dad’s insistence on Bailey’s safety.
August 01, 2014