Thousands of children took part in the annual Festival of Football organised by Flackwell Heath FC Minors.

Played out at the start of June, youngsters from all over the country descended to the small village in South Buckinghamshire to enjoy the weekend of sport.

In total, school kids aged between five and 14 participated in the event, which was the third to take place since the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 2020 edition was cancelled due to the first lockdown, whilst the 2021 tournament was played in September - the first time it had been played in the autumn.

Last year's Festival of Football saw children travel as far from Leicestershire, and club chairman, Declan Breen, was happy with how this year's version was played out.

He told the Free Press: "We were so lucky with the weather once again and it makes a real difference, as well as the players we had a lot of locals and friends from the village come along.

"The tournament was a tremendous success on and off the field we're hoping to have raised enough money to help with some improvements to our ground and car park, we've had some great feedback, and above all the kids had a great experience playing football."