A Season at the Marshes

Hackney Marshes has been a home for grassroots football since the 19th century, and has the highest concentration of football pitches in Europe. Many famous players began their careers here, including former England captains Bobby Moore and David Beckham.This series of images is part of a season long look at the unchanging rituals of Sunday League Football, setting up the nets, cleaning of the boots and the after match fag.