All the latest football action from Sunderland's Russell Foster Youth Leagues
Young stars have defied the winter weather with heartwarming performances in football's Russell Foster Youth Leagues.
Our photographers were there as usual to capture much of the action for your with our weekly slideshow of pictures.
This week's coverage is once again brought to you in association with John G Hogg funeral directors.
Remember that match reports from last weekend's games will appear in Saturday's Sunderland Echo in our Junior Football Echo section.
Further information on buying copies of our photos is also available here.
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