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  • NCSFA U16 Girls: Durham 7 Northumberland 2 (Table at 09.02.19) Report
  • NCSFA U16 Boys: Cleveland 4 Durham 1 -- Durham finished second in the group and will be away to the winners of the West League in the semi-final. (Table at 11.02.19)
  • NCSFA U18 Boys: Cleveland 3 Durham 1 -- Three teams are fighting for the last semi-final spot as Northumberland are assured of one place. Durham (7 pts) are currently second will one game to play. South Yorkshire (7 pts) and Cleveland (6 pts) also have games to play. (Table at 11.02.19)


  • NCSFA U16 Girls: Cleveland v Durham on Monday 25 February at Northfield School, Billingham ko 6.30pm


The following Futsal deadlines are in place:

  • Friday 15 February 2019: association competitions to be completed
  • Wednesday 27 February 2019: The county finals will take place at the Beacon of Light, Sunderland from 10am until 5pm.

The U13 and U15 finals will take place from 10am until 1pm. In the finals schools will be representing Bishop Auckland, Chester-le-Street, Washington & Derwentside, East Durham, Gateshead and Sunderland. The winners of these competitions will represent DCSFA in the North Region round of the ESFA Futsal Trophy.

The U12, U14 and U16 finals will take place from 2pm until 5pm. In the finals schools will be representing Bishop Auckland, Chester-le-Street, Washington & Derwentside, East Durham and Gateshead.


The dates for the following cup finals have been confirmed. All matches will take place at The Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle, Durham. Kick off times are to be confirmed but are expected to be 4.30pm.

  • Tuesday 26 March: U18 League Cup
  • Wednesday 27 March: U15 County Cup
  • Thursday 28 March: U18 Senior Knockout Cup
  • Monday 1 April: U15 Londonderry Cup
  • Wednesday 3 April: U16 Bert Hodgson Trophy
  • Thursday 4 April: U14 CIC Cup
  • Friday 26 April: U16 Lambton Trophy (Inter-association) ko 5.30pm
  • Monday 29 April: U15 Sunderland Children's Hospital Cup (Inter-association) ko 5.30pm
  • Wednesday 1 May: U18 League Play-off
  • Friday 3 May: U13 TUC Cup


Harrison Cup (02.02.19): No matches were possible because the wintry condititions made the fields unplayable.

Fixtures for Saturday 16 February

  • Sunderland v Stockton
  • Redcar & Cleveland v North Tyneside

Harry Charlton Memorial Trophy (09.02.19): East Northumberland made a good start to this competition with victory over Darlington.

Fixtures for Saturday 16 February

  • Newcastle v East Northumberland
  • Washington v Darlington

Derwent & Medomsley Cup (09.02.19): The semi-finals are due to be played on Saturday 9 March.

  • North Tyneside and Chester-le-Street are through to the semi-final after victories over Sunderland and Washington respectively
  • Semi-final draw
  • North Tyneside v Chester-le-Street
  • Stockton or Wallsend v Redcar & Cleveland or Newcastle

Ty McGurk 5-a-side Trophy: Semi-finals

Group 1 has been arranged for Monday 4 March at the Louisa Centre. Stanley starting 4pm. Schools participating in this group are:

  • Tanfield Lea Community Primary School (Derwentside PSFA)
  • Redby Primary School (Sunderland PSFA)
  • Our Lady Queen of Peace RC Primary School (Washington PSFA)
  • Pittingdon Primary School (Durham City PSFA)
  • Representative of Blaydon PSFA

Group 2 is still to be arranged

ESFA Danone Nations' Cup- North Region Finals

Schools' Cup for School Teams: on Wednessday 6 March at Harrogate Town FC commencing 11.30am. St Margaret's CE Primary School (Chester-le-Street PSFA) will represent DCSFA.

Small Schools Soccer sevens: on Wednessday 13 March at Walker Activity Dome Newcastle-upon-Tyne commencing 1pm. Browney Primary Academy (Durham City) will represent DCSFA.

Inter-association Trophy: on Saturday 16 March at the Academy of Light, Sunderland FC. Starting time is to be confirmed. Darlington PSFA will be Durham's representatives.

Schools' Cup for Girls: Still to be arranged. Easington Colliery Primary School (Peterlee PSFA) will be Durham's representatives.



  • U14 Girls: Durham 3 Cleveland 3 -- The game between South Yorkshire and Northumberland will decide which team will qualify for the Northern Counties final (Table at 11.01.19)
  • U16 Girls: Durham 7 Northumberlnd 2. Durham are in a good position to qualify for the Northern Counties semi-finals. (Table at 09.02.19)
  • U16 Boys: Cleveland 4 Durham 1 -- Northumberland gain a home semi-final tie by finishing top of the East group whilst second place Durham travel to the winners of the West League. (Table at 11.02.19)
  • U18s: Cleveland 3 Durham 1 -- Northumberland with a superior goal difference (Pd 4, 12 pts, gd +14) lead the East League and will gain one of the semi-final places. Durham, currently second, (Pd 4, 7 pts, gd + 3) have to play Northumberland in their final game. The other 2 contenders for a semi-final spot are South Yorkshire (Pd 4, 7 pts, gd +2) and Cleveland (Pd 3, 6 pts, gd +1). Cleveland's remaining fixtures are South Yorkshire (a) and North Yorkshire (h). (Table at 11.02.19)

Upcoming matches

  • U16 Girls: Cleveland v Durham on Monday 25 February
  • U16 Girls: Cleveland v Northumberland on Saturday 9 March


Upcoming matches

  • U16 Girls: Cheshire v Lancashire on Thursday 28 February
  • U16 Boys: Greater Manchester v Lancashire on Wednesday 6 March



The ESFA Membership Matters Newsletter can be viewed by using this link: January 2019


Congratulations go to Rebecca Bell (Chester-le-Street, Washington & Derwentside SFA) on her ESFA selection for the 2019 schools' international programme. During February half term Rebecca will attend a training camp. At Easter the ESFA girls' squad will travel to Salou in Spain to participate in the Bob Docherty Trophy playing against Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


Sunderland PSFA won the North East stage of the ESFA Premier League Under 11 Boys Regional District competition at Middlesbrough Academy. Report


Both of Durham's representatives, Durham Johnston School (Boys) and Carmel College, Darlington (Girls), finished third in their respectives groups thus failing to qialigy for the National Finals.


  • Do you have a disability?
  • Do you love football and aged between 10 and 12 years old?
  • Do you wish to improve your football skills?

Shincliffe Juniors FC are holding football training sessions for those with disability.

These sessions occur on Thursdays from 6pm to 7pm at The Graham Sports Centre, Stockton Road, Maiden Castle, Durham DH1 3SE

For more information please contact us:

Shincliffe Juniors FC is an award-winning football club and home of the 2018 FA National Grassroots Coach of the Year John McGuinness.

Visit the FA website for further information of Disability Football.


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Durham gain victory in difficult conditions
Durham beaten in ESFA quarter-finals

Durham progress into quarter-finals


Durham knocked out by holders

Durham gain draw with late equaliser
Durham move into second place
Durham hang on for a win
Last chance to impress
Sunderland PSFA reach national final

A good away win

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