The Fleet Cup

By on January 18, 2011
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EBBSFLEET UNITED FC PRESENT SCHOOLS

‘THE FLEET CUP’
A series of exciting schools tournaments for young players based on fairplay and enjoyment

The Fleet Cup 2013 - Mixed Primary School Tournament  for yrs 4,5& 6 – Entry form and details

Tuesday 26 March 2013 @ Leigh Academy Technology College in partnership with Dartford School Sport Network

The Fleet Cup 2013 - Secondary School Girls Competition for 7&8yrs and 9,10&11 yrs – Entry Form and Details

Tuesday 12 March 2013 @ Leigh Academy Technology College in partnership with Dartford School Sport Network

If you would like to find out more on how to enter the Fleet Cup or discuss how we can work in partnership with your school, please email Tina Martin community@eufc.co.uk or ring 07732 148011.

The Fleet Cup 2012 continued on Tuesday 13th March 2012, with the Primary School Mixed Tournament for boys and girls in Years 4,5,6 of local primary and Junior Schools.

The following schools entered teams into the primary schools competition, which was based on Fair play

Bean Primary School A - Bean Primary School B - Bean Primary School C

Chantry Primary School A - Chantry Primary School B

Cobham Primary School

Craylands School

Gateway Primary School

Hextable School

Holy Trinity School

Horizon Primary School

Manor Community Primary School

Westcourt Primary School

Ebbsfleet United Manager Liam Daish watched over the final matches and handed out the tophies on the day, Liam commented “the standard of young players here is really high and its great to see them all having the opportunity to play football and enjoy themselves within this well organised tournament”

13 schools entered the competition hosted by Fleet Fives , and enjoyed a full day of enjoyable and competitive matches. The top 4 schools who went through their group stages to compete in Semi Finals were:-

Semi Final 1 Bean A (4) v Chantry A (2)

Semi Final 2 Cobham (2) v Holy Trinity (1)

Both matches were end to end action, with all pupils involved in the excitement of the cup, in Semi Final 1 Bean scored 4 goals to put out Chantry School and in Semi Final 2 Cobham played well to edge out Holy trinity 2-1.

Final Bean A (0) v Cobham (1)

It was another end to end match with pupils working hard all the way to the end, a loud cheer went up when Cobham spectators saw them score the only goal of the match, in a really close final with many chances created. Well done to the Fleet Cup Primary Champions 2012 Cobham Primary School, who collected their cup and medals from Liam Daish.

EUFC community scheme would like to thanks all the volunteers who helped run the day as well as Fleet Fives for hosting the tournament.

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The Fleet Cup 2012 kicked off on Tuesday 6th March 2012, with the Secondary School Girls Tournament for players in Years 7&8 and Years 9,10,11.

The following schools entered into the girl’s only competition, which was based on fairplay.

Beaverwood School, Chislehurst

Longfield Academy, Dartford

Leigh Academy, Dartford

Mayfield Grammar, Gravesend

Hextable School, Swanley

Wilmington Grammar, Dartford

Dartford Grammar, Dartford

Orchard Academy, Dartford

Ebbsfleet United Ladies first team captain Faye Baker and club officials attended on the day and were delighted with the turn out, as well as impressed with the level of competition, as many players there on the day played for local club sides including Ebbsfleet Girls FC.

Leigh Academy hosted the tournament and took full advantage of home turf as they led the way in both age groups.

Year 7 and 8 Tournament

Leigh Academy, Dartford were unbeaten in their group stages and went on to beat an also unbeaten Mayfield Academy, Gravesend, 1-0 in the semi final. They then overcome a very strong Wilmington Grammar, Dartford team by a single goal to take The Fleet Cup 2012

   

Leigh Academy Winners                                                           Wilmington Grammar Runners Up

Year 9,10,11 Tournament

Leigh Academy and Mayfield Grammar both went through their group stages unbeaten, closely followed by Dartford Grammar and Wilmington Grammar.

In two very closely fought semi final matches Leigh Academy beat Wilmington Grammar 2-0 and Dartford Grammar narrowly defeated Mayfield Grammar 2-1.

The final match was very competitive and Leigh Academy run out 2-0 winners over Dartford Grammar

The club would also like to thank Goals Dartford facility and the young football leaders from Leigh Academy for their support throughout the afternoon, refereeing all matches.

If any players are interested in getting involved in Girls Football, please email ladies@eufc.co.uk for more details. We are currently seeking U10’s, U11’s and U13’s, where team places are available.

 

Leigh Academy Winners          

Ed Miller

About Ed Miller

Ed is the Website Editor for Ebbsfleet United Football Club. He attended his first game aged seven in 1980 and has attended regularly since 1988. He runs a local web and print design company, Last Word Creative. || Email Ed
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