Can you spot yourself? Hundreds of young footballers taken part in Sprowston Football Club’s annual summer tournament

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdo

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdon Lions (yellow) U10. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Hundreds of young footballers have taken part in what is thought to be the largest football tournament in Norfolk.

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdo

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdon Lions (yellow) U10. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Organisers of Sprowston Football Club's annual summer tournament said 225 teams entered the competition over the weekend.

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdo

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdon Lions (yellow) U10. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

And they travelled from as a far as Kent to take part on Saturday and Sunday at Sprowston High School.

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdo

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdon Lions (yellow) U10. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

The five-a-side competition, which is now in its 15th year, was open to under 7s to under 14s boys, and under 10s girls onwards.

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdo

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (mixed). Sprowston (orange) against Hellesdon Lions (yellow) U10. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

A football festival will also be taking place on Monday at the school for children under the age of six.

Sprowston Football Club 5-a-side tournament. U10 Runners up Costessey Reds. Photo: Alexandria Fynn

Sprowston Football Club 5-a-side tournament. U10 Runners up Costessey Reds. Photo: Alexandria Fynn - Credit: Alexandria Fynn


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Lois Irving, tournament secretary, said: 'This is the biggest tournament in Norfolk and the standard has been really high, with lots of goals scored.'

Sprowston Football Club 5-a-side tournament. U10 Runners up Costessey Reds. Photo: Alexandria Fynn

Sprowston Football Club 5-a-side tournament. U10 Runners up Costessey Reds. Photo: Alexandria Fynn - Credit: Alexandria Fynn

She said the competition even attracted talent scouts from Norwich City, Manchester City and Leicester.

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Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against H

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against Horsford (green) U11. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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Sprowston Football Club 5-a-side tournament. U10 Runners up Costessey Reds. Photo: Alexandria Fynn - Credit: Alexandria Fynn

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against H

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against Horsford (green) U11. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against H

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against Horsford (green) U11. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Sprowston Football Club 5-a-side tournament. U10 Runners up Costessey Reds. Photo: Alexandria Fynn

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Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against H

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against Horsford (green) U11. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Sprowston Football Club 5-a-side tournament. U10 Runners up Costessey Reds. Photo: Alexandria Fynn

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Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against H

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against Horsford (green) U11. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Sprowston Football Club 5-a-side tournament. U10 Runners up Costessey Reds. Photo: Alexandria Fynn

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Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against H

Action from the 2017 Sprowston Football Club Tournament (girls). Sprowston Harriers (blue) against Horsford (green) U11. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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