English Schools FA football competitions 2019

 

There was a great turn out for the Cambridge round of the English Schools FA football competitions held on Thursday 10th October at Netherhall School.

The competition organised by The Cambridge School Sports Partnership was hosted at The Netherhall School with sports leaders from Cambridge Regional College assisting with the running of the event and refereeing all of the matches.

The event for Under-11 7-a-side school teams included three separate competitions; small schools, girl’s and large schools with a total of 32 school teams battling it out for one of the three titles on offer.

In the small schools competition, for schools with fewer than 120 pupils in Key Stage 2, it was extremely competitive with a high standard of football. 8 teams had entered and worked together throughout the morning. It was evident that teams had been practicing hard before the competition, passing and shooting was clinical. The Competition was played as a round robin. Scores were added up whilst teams waited with anticipation.

The final results are as follows for the small schools:

1st- William Westley

2nd- Shelford

3rd- Swaffham Bulbeck

4th- Stapleford

5th- Orchard Park

6th- St Alban’s

7th- OIS

8th- Cherry Hinton

School Games value award- Orchard Park

12 teams battled it out in the girls’ competition. The girls played some amazing football and showed real determination and passion. The Competition was played as a round robin. Scores were added up whilst teams waited eagerly to see who had won. Milton Road made the final claim for first.

The final results are as follows for the girls:

1st- Milton Road

2nd- Bottisham

3rd- St Matthew’s

4th– Burwell

4th– St Laurence

6th– Queen Edith

6th– Arbury

8th– Colville

8th– Newnham Croft

10th– Swaffham Bulbeck

11th– Mayfield

11th– Bewick

School Games value award- Mayfield

In the 7-a-side competition for ‘Large schools’ 12 teams competed. This competition was fiercely competitive. Mixed teams played proudly, representing their schools. The Competition was played as a round robin. Scores were added up whilst teams waited eagerly to see who had won. Coville made the final claim for first.

The final results are as follows for the large schools:

1st– Colville

2nd– Newnham Croft

3rd– St Matthew’s

4th– Bottisham

4th– Mayfield

6th– Milton Road

7th– The Grove

7th– Queen Edith

9th– Bewick Bridge

9th– Burwell

11th– St Laurence

School Games value award- Bewick Bridge

The top two teams from each competition will now go forward to the county finals.

A big thank you to Neil Andrews from CRC and his leaders.

 

 

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