FOYLE CUP SLIDESHOW: Parade lights up Derry City centre

Thousands of young players taking part in Tuesday morning's O'Neill's Foyle Cup parade.
Thousands of young players taking part in Tuesday morning's O'Neill's Foyle Cup parade.

Thousands of young footballers took part in Tuesday's O'Neill's Foyle Cup parade which marked the official start of this year's week long festival of football.

Guildhall Square was awash with colour as the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor Michaela Boyle, welcomed the players, their coaches, their families and friends for a competition that will run until Saturday.