Youngsters feel the chill

Matches Postponed: Frozen pitches at Cavendish Fields led to the postponement of all youth football matches.
Matches Postponed: Frozen pitches at Cavendish Fields led to the postponement of all youth football matches.

THIS was the wintry sight that greeted would-be footballers at Cavendish Fields in Matlock on Saturday morning.

Heavy frost overnight, and chilly temperatures in the morning, meant that all Rowsley and District Youth Football League fixtures were cancelled.

The young soccer players will be keeping their fingers crossed for better weather this weekend as they look to get back into action.

Follow their fortunes in the Mercury each week.