Premier League Schools Cup


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:

Schools’ Cup for Girls –

Small Schools’ Cup –

Open Schools’ Cup -

Roll of honour

Schools' Cup for Boys

2009Old Trafford, Manchester UnitedAudenshaw School (Tameside)
2010Craven Cottage, FulhamThomas Telford School (Telford)
2011Etihad Stadium, Manchester CityRichard Challoner School (Kingston)
2012Stadium of Light, SunderlandCardinal Heenan Sports College (Liverpool)
2013Hillsborough, Sheffield WednesdaySt Leonard’s School (Chester-le-Street)
2014Britannia Stadium, Stoke CitySt Francis Xavier College (Liverpool)
2015St Andrew’s, Birmingham CityWest Derby School (Liverpool)
2016Academy Stadium, Manchester CityThomas Telford School (Telford)

Schools' Cup for Girls

2015St Andrew’s, Birmingham CitySt Bede’s RC High School (Blackburn)
2016Academy Stadium, Manchester CitySt Bede’s RC High School (Blackburn)

Small Schools' Cup

2015St Andrew’s, Birmingham CityBuckswood School (Hastings)
2016Academy Stadium, Manchester CityKing Edward’s School Witley (Guildford)

Open Schools' Cup

2016Academy Stadium, Manchester CityThomas Telford School (Telford)