Premier League Schools Cup

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Annual competition run with English Schools' Football Association for girls and boys schools

The Premier League Schools' Cup is run in partnership with the English Schools' Football Association, the governing body for Schools' Football in England.

The competition has run since 2009 and is offered to all secondary schools in England and regularly attracts over 1,000 teams.

There are four categories of competition: 

- Schools’ Cup for Boys (maximum of  programme for excellence players permitted in a team)
- Schools’ Cup for Girls
- Small Schools’ Cup (fewer than 65 boys on roll in school year 11)
- Open Schools’ Cup (no restriction on the number of programme for excellence players in a team)

The tournaments are played outdoors and are 11-a-side using the knockout cup format and begin in September each year.

The final for each competition is usually held in May at the end of each playing season.

The complete results of Season 2015/16 competitions can be found at:

Schools’ Cup for Boys: http://www.esfa.co.uk/competitions/?2015/boys/u16b_sc/1

Schools’ Cup for Girls – http://www.esfa.co.uk/competitions/?2015/girls/u16g_scfg/1

Small Schools’ Cup – http://www.esfa.co.uk/competitions/?2015/boys/u16b_ssc/1

Open Schools’ Cup - http://www.esfa.co.uk/competitions/?2015/boys/u16b_osc/1

Roll of honour

Schools' Cup for Boys

Year Venue Winners
2009 Old Trafford, Manchester United Audenshaw School (Tameside)
2010 Craven Cottage, Fulham Thomas Telford School (Telford)
2011 Etihad Stadium, Manchester City Richard Challoner School (Kingston)
2012 Stadium of Light, Sunderland Cardinal Heenan Sports College (Liverpool)
2013 Hillsborough, Sheffield Wednesday St Leonard’s School (Chester-le-Street)
2014 Britannia Stadium, Stoke City St Francis Xavier College (Liverpool)
2015 St Andrew’s, Birmingham City West Derby School (Liverpool)
2016 Academy Stadium, Manchester City Thomas Telford School (Telford)

Schools' Cup for Girls

Year Venue Winners
2015 St Andrew’s, Birmingham City St Bede’s RC High School (Blackburn)
2016 Academy Stadium, Manchester City St Bede’s RC High School (Blackburn)

Small Schools' Cup

Year Venue Winners
2015 St Andrew’s, Birmingham City Buckswood School (Hastings)
2016 Academy Stadium, Manchester City King Edward’s School Witley (Guildford)

Open Schools' Cup

Year Venue Winners
2016 Academy Stadium, Manchester City Thomas Telford School (Telford)