A council-run sports ground in Nottinghamshire has been closed to the public after a group of travellers illegally set up camp in the car park.
Several amateur football and rugby clubs have had to cancel fixtures or training sessions.
The local council says it will take legal action to evict the travellers if they don't leave over the Easter weekend.
Peter Bearne reports.
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