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.

Monday, 11th December 2017, 4:23 pm
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 4:30 pm
Russell Foster Mini Soccer Under 9s Winter League clash between Farringdon Detached, red and white, and North East Sport Real.

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.

Russell Foster Mini Soccer Under 9s Winter League clash between Farringdon Detached, red and white, and North East Sport Real.

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Russell Foster Mini Soccer Under 9s Winter League clash between Farringdon Detached, red and white, and North East Sport Real.