More than 2,000 people flocked to Fakenham to take to the football pitch or cheer from the sidelines at Fakenham Town FC's annual youth tournament. 

The Daly Group Stadium was abuzz with about 140 teams from under-sevens to under-15s got involved. 

Jackie Price, the club's youth secretary, said: "The wet weather luckily stayed away for the majority of the weekend and did not dampen the occasion or the enthusiasm of the players, coaches and spectators.

"Bubble from Fakenham Town Sports and Fitness took time to come and meet with the players and the children and parents were thrilled to see him. 

Fakenham & Wells Times: A scene from the Fakenham Town Daly Group Cup 2023 A scene from the Fakenham Town Daly Group Cup 2023 (Image: James Barrett)

"Our tournament is organised and run by a small group of volunteers over the course of a year. Many more help on the weekend selling and cooking food, manning the score tent, selling sweets, officiating the games, marking out the pitches and erecting goals. tournament. Without them giving up their time our great event would not happen and for that I am very grateful to them all."

Ms Price said she wanted to thank the main sponsors, the Daly Group, Steward Safety of Fakenham and all other sponsors."