Two five-a-side teams have braved the water in the annual Football In The River match in the Cotswolds.

The traditional 30-minute bank holiday game was played out between Bourton Rovers 1st XI and 2nd XI, with hundreds of spectators looking on from the banks of the river.

Annual Football in the River matchTeams from Bourton Rovers play each other in the traditional annual river football match (Ben Birchall/PA)
Annual Football in the River matchThe game takes place in the Cotswolds village of Bourton-in-the-Water (Ben Birchall/PA)
Annual Football in the River matchThe annual bank holiday five-a-side clash takes place in the ankle-deep water of the River Windrush (Ben Birchall/PA)
Annual Football in the River matchThe tradition has reportedly been going strong for around 100 years (Ben Birchall/PA)
Annual Football in the River matchJack Galpin refereed the game dressed as a woman (Ben Birchall/PA)
Annual Football in the River matchA player takes a fall in the water (Ben Birchall/PA)
Annual Football in the River matchSeveral hundred spectators lined the banks of the river to enjoy the spectacle. (Ben Birchall/PA)
Annual Football in the River matchThe match raises funds for Bourton Rovers (Ben Birchall/PA)
Annual Football in the River matchFans are advised to wear waterproofs if they plan to stand close to the side of the ‘pitch’ (Ben Birchall/PA)
Annual Football in the River matchThis year’s match ended 3-2 to the 2nd XI (Ben Birchall/PA)