Wet weather turns football pitch into lake

09:47 10 February 2014

Whittlesey Manor football pitches

Whittlesey Manor football pitches

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Instead of hosting Sunday morning football, these pitches have become temporary lakes.

Whittlesey Manor football pitchesWhittlesey Manor football pitches

The pitches next to Manor leisure centre, Whittlesey, have bore the brunt of the recent wet weather and become waterlogged.

But, while footballers will be unhappy at not getting a game, these birds don’t seem to mind.

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