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NORTHUMBERLAND SCHOOLS' FA
ESFA U16 Inter County Champions 1997, 1999
ESFA U18 Inter County Champions 1987, 1988, 1991, 1996, 1999, 2009

 

WELCOME to the Northumberland Schools' FA website. You should be able to find out all you need to know about schools' football in the county here.  If you have any comments or queries CONTACT US

Sponsors of the Blake Cup


L and M PLANT HIRE & GROUNDWORKS

Sponsors of the County U16 boys team


ESFA DANONE Under 11 7s - Northumberland Finals

Winners: Girls

Ovingham Middle School




Winners: School teams

Gosforth Junior Academy





RESULTS


Northern Counties Championship
Saturday 8th December

U16 girls
Northumberland 5  South Yorkshire 2

Under 16 boys
Northumberland 1  South Yorkshire 0

Under 18s
Northumberland 4  South Yorkshire 1

With these victories both boys' teams have guaranteed qualification for the Northern Counties semi-finals


Under 14 girls ESFA Inter County Trophy Round 2
Saturday 8th December

Lancashire 8  Northumberland 0


Under 16 boys ESFA Inter County Trophy
Tuesday 4th December

Cleveland U16 boys 2   Northumberland 1

Northern Counties Championship
Saturday 24th November

Under 16 boys:
North Yorkshire 1  Northumberland 3


Under 18s:
North Yorkshire 1  Northumberland 3



U14 Girls ESFA Inter County Trophy Round 1

Northumberland 7  Cleveland 0


U16 Girls ESFA Inter County Trophy Round 1

Northumberland 1  Cheshire 3


Northern Counties Championship

Cleveland U14 Girls  1  Northumberland  7

Cleveland U16 Boys 2  Northumberland 5

Cleveland U18s 2  Northumberland  5


CONGRATULATIONS - ESFA U15 GIRLS TRIALS

Following a trial in Leeds on Sunday 14th October the following girls from NSFA have been selected to go forward to the next trial session for the ESFA national U15 girls team, in Stafford on 9th December:


Ella Wilson (Cramlington LV)

Lois Greenslade (John Spence CHS)

Rebecca Ferguson (St Mary's CHS)

Georgina Spraggon (John Spence CHS)

Poppy Pritchard (Chantry MS)



RESULTS

Strong start against Cumbria

On a day that was threatened by strong winds and rain, NSFA produced three good results at Longbenton on Saturday:

NSFA U18s 7  Cumbria 0

NSFA U16 boys 2  Cumbria 1

NSFA U16 girls 6  Cumbria 0

The planned U14 girls ESFA Trophy match v Cleveland was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch at Blyth Town FC.




Northumberland SFA U18s v Cumbria

Match reports of the games v Cumbria are in the News section below


COUNTY SQUADS, 2018-19

Details of the players selected for this season's County teams can be found in the NEWS section at the bottom of this page.


COUNTY MATCH FIXTURES 2018-19


Friday 14th December:

U18s v Greater Manchester (away - Oldham) 5.00 KO (ESFA Trophy Round2)

Tuesday 18th December:

U14 girls v Durham (Maiden Castle) (Northern Counties) 6.45 KO

Friday 11th January 2019:

U16 boys v Durham (away - Maiden Castle) 6.50 kick off
(Northern Counties)

U18 boys v Durham (away - Maiden Castle) 7.15 kick off
(Northern Counties and Derek Watson Memorial Trophy)


The FA Mini Soccer and Youth Futsal Handbook

You can download a copy of this document here


COUNTY TEAM MANAGERS, 2018-19

Northumberland County Schools' FA has appointed Carl Chater as U18 team manager for Season 2018-19.

Kevin Hodgson will continue as U16 Boys team manager.

Our new U14 Girls team will be led by Paul Corney and NFA's "Grass Roots Manager of the Year", Michael Third, will enter his second season as the U16 Girls team manager.


NEW FEATURE ON THE WEBSITE

We have just added a page called 'Historical Snippets'. 

The first feature is about George Priest who played for Northumberland in 1930. See the page listed on the left or follow this LINK






SUPPORT for PE in SCHOOLS from The FA



Ryan Davies – Regional PE & Coaching in Education Coordinator (North East)

Ryan has recently been appointed as the Regional PE and Coaching in Education Coordinator for the North East region. Ryan has 10 years’ experience as a Head of Department and Physical Education teacher in both Primary and Secondary settings, alongside coaching in a Premier League Academy. As part of the role Ryan is available to provide tailored PE CPD sessions to teachers and trainees throughout Northumberland as well as delivering the FA Primary Teachers Award. All sessions and courses are delivered free of charge by The FA.

See the FA Physical Education page to learn more...



"COUNTY' or 'DISTRICT' ??


We often get queries from parents about how their child can go to a trial for a 'County' team. These queries are often about younger players. Please note that County teams are for U16 and U18 players only.

Younger players can represent their District - which District this is depends where the school is located. 

This website does NOT carry information about District affairs - however you can find the details for each District's officers here.

SAFEGUARDING

If you have any concerns regrding the Safeguarding of young people in football, please do not hesitate to contact our Child Welfare Officer, Steve Swinyard

The FA has commissioned a dedicated NSPCC free helpline for adults who were victims of sexual abuse in childhood within the football industry.

Staffed by independent, experienced NSPCC professionals, the helpline will offer support and guidance for adults who were victims of childhood sexual abuse within the game at all levels from grassroots to Premier League and is a safe space for any further whistleblowing.

The helpline is available 24 hours a day on 0800 023 2642.

Trained staff will offer support, advice and guidance, and will refer cases on to the police or other agencies as appropriate, such as if a child is in immediate danger.

Referrals of concerns about recent and non-recent incidents in schools’ football should continue to be made to ESFA National Welfare Officer Sarah DaCosta sarah.dacosta@schoolsfa.com tel 07960500723 or directly to The FA’s safeguarding team via safeguarding@thefa.com

The Northumberland Schools' FA Welfare Officer is:
Steve Swinyard.

His contact details are:
steveswinyard@gmail.com
07919182836


NEWS section

Oct 18, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: neil
U18s well in command
Oct 18, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: neil
Close fought game - missed chances rued...
Oct 18, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: neil
Great start for girls...
Oct 8, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: neil
NSFA County U14 Girls Squad, 2018-19
Oct 8, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: neil
NSFA County U18 Squad, 2018-19
Oct 8, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: neil
NFA County U16 Girls Squad, 2018-19
Oct 8, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: neil
NSFA County U16 boys Squad 2018-19
Sep 21, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: neil
NSFA has entered an agreement with Newcastle University for the use of their facilities for County matches and team training. Information here about how you can make use of this agreement.

Jun 27, 2012
Category: General
Posted by: neil

New document published by  The FA and ESFA - September 2013

Sep 13, 2011
Category: General
Posted by: neil
SEND YOUR RESULT facility now active!