RETRO: Looking back at Kettering's football teams
Do you recognise any of the players in this selection?
The beautiful game hasn't changed much over the years, with teams of mates battling for supremacy with dreams of a cup final or even a win.
From marking out the pitches, to getting a squad together, to putting up the goal nets and hiring the pitches, it's a labour of love and sometimes a thankless task.
Sharing the triumph of a victory against the odds to post-match analysis of missed opportunities, each 90 minutes is a powerful reminder of pulling together for a common goal.
Football is played for the love of the game - from jumpers for goalposts in the depths of winter to the heady heights of reaching a county cup final and the chance of a trophy.
As football manager Bill Shankly famously said: "Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it's much more serious than that."
Here's a look back at some of the Kettering teams to grace our pitches