Running a pub football team takes dedication but the rewards make this staple of community sport well worth the effort. The Morning Advertiser speaks to the publicans helping their punters become part of the beautiful game.
A four-week consultation on plans to extend pub opening hours for the upcoming royal wedding, which would give a £10m boost to the trade, has been largely welcomed by industry insiders - although some believe it is "barking up the wrong tree".
A sensational draw for the FA Cup's final 16 teams has meant that there is potential for upsets throughout the weekend. And that's not the only top sporting action you can show at the pub in the coming days.