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National Finals Roundup – Stoke City FC 2022

The ESFA run-down of this season’s National Champions across their U16 & U18 Schools’ Cup competitions, U18 Super League and U11 – U18 District and County Cups

Stoke City FC set the stage for 22 ESFA National Finals from the 8th – 14th May 2022, with hundreds of players, supporters and their families heading to the stadium to witness some outstanding footballing performances – as 44 teams took centre stage in a bid to become National Champions in 2022.

All of the National Finals were streamed live via the ESFA’s YouTube Channel, ESFA TV and the fixtures have, so far, received over 90,000 views – providing a lasting memory for those teams that took part. Take a look below for a rundown of the results in each of the competitions –

Sunday 8th May 2022

ESFA U11 9v9 District Cup Final for Boys
Croydon SFA 1 – 2 Liverpool SFA

ESFA U11 9v9 District Cup Final for Girls
Liverpool SFA 1 – 4 Orpington SFA

ESFA U12 9v9 District Cup Final for Girls
Liverpool SFA 1 – 0 West Kent SFA

ESFA U12 9v9 District Cup Final for Boys
West Kent SFA 0 – 4 Wirral SFA

Monday 9th May 2022

ESFA U16 Schools’ Cup Final for Girls
St Peter’s High School (Gloucestershire) 2 – 5 Shenfield High School (Essex)

ESFA U16 Elite Schools’ Cup Final
Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School (Liverpool) 1 – 2 Forest School (Berkshire)

ESFA U18 Schools’ Cup Final for B Teams
Brooke House College (Leicestershire) 6 – 0 Sandringham School (Hertfordshire)

ESFA U16 Schools’ Cup Final
Brooke House College (Leicestershire) 1 – 1 Hurstmere School (Kent)
Brooke House College 5 – 4 Hurstmere School (penalties)

Tuesday 10th May 2022

U18 Schools’ Cup Final for Girls
Blenheim High School (Surrey) were crowned National Champions as their opponents were unable to fulfil the Final fixture. Blenheim were given the opportunity to play a friendly match at Stoke City FC and were awarded the trophy prior to the fixture

ESFA U16 Schools’ Cup Final for B Teams
Thomas Telford School (Shropshire) 2 – 2 Hampton School (Greater London)
Thomas Telford School 5 – 4 Hampton School (penalties)

ESFA U18 Schools’ Cup Final
Thomas Telford School (Shropshire) 0 – 1 Bede’s Senior School (Sussex)

ESFA U16 Small Schools’ Cup Final
Gordon’s School (Surrey) 0 – 8 Brooke House College (Leicestershire)

Thursday 12th May 2022 – ESFA Super League Finals 2022

ESFA U18 Women’s Super League Final
Park View School (County Durham) 3 – 2 AFC Sudbury (Suffolk)

ESFA U18 Men’s Super League Final
London Nautical School (South London) 1 – 3 Brooke House College (Leicestershire)

Friday 13th May 2022

ESFA U14 Champions’ Cup District Final for Boys
Aldershot & Farnborough SFA 3 – 1 Barnsley SFA

ESFA U13 Champions’ Cup District Final for Boys
Aldershot & Farnborough 0 – 0 Sefton SFA
Aldershot & Farnborough 3 – 4 Sefton SFA (penalties)

ESFA U15 Champions’ Cup District Final for Boys
Wirral SFA 1 – 0 Mid Sussex SFA

ESFA U14 Champions’ Cup District Final for Girls
Knowsley St Helens SFA 1 – 0 Swansea SFA

Saturday 14th May 2022

ESFA U14 Champions’ Cup County Final for Girls
Kent CSFA 2 – 1 Oxfordshire CSFA

ESFA U14 Champions’ Cup County Final for Boys
Kent CSFA 2 – 2 Sussex CSFA
Kent CSFA 2 – 4 Sussex CSFA (penalties)

ESFA U16 Champions’ Cup County Final for Girls
Lancashire CSFA 4 – 1 Kent CSFA

ESFA U16 Champions’ Cup County Final for Boys
Hampshire CSFA 1 – 3 Lancashire CSFA

The English Schools’ FA would like to thank all teachers, team managers, pupils and family members for their ongoing support of the Association and its National Cup competitions. Special thanks also to Stoke City FC for their continued support and use of their fantastic facilities.

Congratulations to all of this season’s finalists!

All photos are credited to official ESFA photographer, 353 Photo. Pictures are available to purchase online via their website.

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ESFA National Finals at Stoke City FC

Stoke City FC are set to host 12 ESFA National Cup Finals across the 9th – 11th May

The English Schools’ FA will be returning to Stoke City’s stadium in May this year for a 3-day feast of football finals, hosting four finals per day and crowning 12 National Champions by Saturday evening.

Hosting a mixture of school, college and representative cup finals, the event is certain to showcase an exceptional level of footballing skill. We are encouraging as many spectators as possible to attend events across the three days, with the majority of matches completely free of charge to all spectators – and all matches free of charge to students.

If you can’t make it down to Stoke City, all matches will once again be streamed live, online and for free thanks to our broadcast partners, 247.TV and all will be available to watch via the ESFA’s YouTube Channel, ESFA TV.

You can check out the fixture schedule for each of the three days below. Hospitality packages are available to purchase for all 12 matches, head to our Events page to book hospitality for your chosen match.

The ESFA would like to wish all 24 teams the very best of luck in their National Finals this year and we look forward to welcoming everybody along to Stoke City in 2019!

Thursday 9 May

11:30am KO ESFA U12 9-a-side PlayStation Schools’ Cup Final for B Teams Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School v Kingsdale Foundation School
1:30pm KO ESFA U12 9-a-side PlayStation Schools’ Cup Final Dorothy Stringer School v Sandwell Academy
3:30pm KO ESFA U14 PlayStation Schools’ Cup for Girls Shenfield High School v Thomas Telford School
5:30pm KO ESFA U14 Schools’ Cup for Boys Thomas Telford School v Riddlesdown School

Friday 10 May

11:30am KO ESFA U15 PlayStation District Cup Final Aldershot & Farnborough SFA v Sunderland SFA
1:30pm KO ESFA U18 Colleges’ Cup Final Newcastle College v Godalming College
3:30pm KO ESFA U14 PlayStation County Cup Final Essex CSFA v Lancashire CSFA
5:30pm KO ESFA U13 PlayStation District Cup Final Chester-Le-Street, Washington & Derwent SFA v South East Sussex SFA

Saturday 11 May

11:30am KO ESFA U18 Inter County Cup Final Sussex CSFA v Lancashire CSFA
1:30pm KO ESFA U16 Inter County Cup Final for Girls Lancashire CSFA v Kent CSFA
3:30pm KO ESFA U14 PlayStation County Cup Final Kent CSFA v Merseyside CSFA
5:30pm KO ESFA Boys’ U16 County Cup Final Merseyside CSFA v Sussex CSFA