JOY and despair is etched on the faces of players in this fantastic photo taken by a member of the Northern Echo Camera Club as two teams battled it out in a wet and muddy Sunday league match.

The picture was captured by Michael Guess as Apple Tree FC (in red and white stripes) equalised through Carl Bailey away against O'Connells FC in the Langbaurgh Sunday Football League match last weekend.

The match finished 1-1.

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