The ESFA is delighted to confirm that for the first time in National Schools’ Cup history, they will be streaming a live draw for the quarter and semi final rounds of up to 30 competitions.
Schools’ Football Week, in association with Haier, will kick off on Monday 7 February 2020 with the ESFA’s live draws streaming on their YouTube channel, ESFA TV from 5pm.
The ESFA currently run 30 Schools’ Cup competitions from U12 – U18, including the 20 PlayStation F.C. Schools’ Cup competitions, at the U12 to U15 age groups. The quarter and semi-final rounds of all 30 competitions will be drawn live from West Bromwich Albion’s Hawthorns Stadium and will be streamed online for all participants to see where the next round of their competition will take them.
ESFA Director of operations, Darren Alcock said: “The ESFA is really excited about being able to broadcast ESFA National Cup draws for the very first time. It promises to be an tremendous evening which will hopefully capture the imagination of our audience and generate some fantastic interest amongst the children, family members and teachers involved. We are extremely grateful to our friends at West Bromwich Albion Football Club, for allowing us to use the fantastic facilities at The Hawthorns’ Stadium to host the live stream.”
Programme information and timings will be available from next week, for a more detailed overview of the event, but in the meantime the ESFA urge schools’ cup followers to subscribe to the ESFA YouTube channel and keep an eye on social media channels for further information.
The National Governing Body for Schools’ Football in England.