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ESFA PREMIER LEAGUE DISTRICT CUP

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

RESULTS

  • NCSFA U16 Boys: Cumbria 1 Durham 4
  • NCSFA U16 Girls : Cumbria 0 Durham 14 -- Tia McKitterick equalled Stephanie Houghton's individual record of 8 goals in a match for Durham.
  • NCSFA U18s: Cumbria 2 Durham 4 Report

MATCHES ARRANGED

  • ESFA Rd 2: U18s v Merseyside on Monday 3 December at Liverpool Soccer Centre, L4 9XP ko 6pm
  • NCSFA: U16 Boys and U18s v North Yorkshire on Saturday 8 December at Chester-le-Street Riverside ko 11am
  • NCSFA: U14 Girls v Northumberland on Tuesday 18 December at The Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle, Durham ko 6.45pm
  • ESFA Rd 2: U16 Girls v South Yorkshire on Tuesday 18 December at The Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle, Durham ko 7pm
  • NCSFA: U16 Boys v Northumberland on Friday 11 January 2019 at The Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle, Durham ko 6.50pm
  • NCSFA: U18s v Cleveland on Friday 11 January 2019 at The Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle, Durham ko 7.15pm

ESFA UNDER 12 5-A-SIDE

Local association secretaries are reminded that their respective boys and girls representatives are required by the end of the Autumn Term. Please inform Alan Johnston with the relevant details when known.

County Finals

  • Boys: on Wednesday 9 January 2019 at Louisa Centre, Stanley from 1pm until 3pm
  • Girls: on Wednesday 16 January 2019 at Louisa Centre, Stanley from 1pm until 3pm

ESFA Region A Finals

  • These will be held on Wednesday 6 February 2019 at Soccarena, Durham from 11.30 am until 3pm.

FUTSAL

The recent release of the FA's Futsal Strategy (2018-2024) has impacted upon the proposed structure of DCSFA's competitions. As a result DCSFA has agreed to stage competitions at U12, U13, U14, U15 and U16.

The following 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 3pm until 6pm.

The DCSFA Futsal contact is Bruce Vause.

PRIMARY NEWS

Harrison Cup (11.11.18): Sunderland consolidated their position at the top of the qualifying group with victory over Washington.  Redcar & Cleveland improved their second place position with a win over East Northumberland. Newcastle beat North Tyneside to record their first victory. Stockton were emphatic winners over Darlington.

Derwent & Medomsley Cup: The first round of the district knock-out competition is due to be played on Saturday 24 November. The ties are East Northumberland v Chester-le-Street, Stockton v Durham City, Redcar & Cleveland v Darlington and South Northumberland v Newcastle.

Leadgate Eden Colliery Cup (small schools): After finishing as runners-up last season Browney Academy, by winning their 3 matches in the final, went one better this time to win the trophy for the first time.

Final order:

  • 1st: Browney Primary Academy (Durham City PSFA)
  • 2nd: Easington CE Primary School (Peterlee PSFA)
  • 3rd: Bloemfontein Primary School (Derwentside PSFA)
  • 4th: Cassop Primary School (Durham City PSFA)

Browney will represent DCSFA in the North Region round of the ESFA Danone Nations Small Schools' Soccer Sevens later in the season.

Alan Grimes Memorial Trophy: The qualifiers from the first round of the Grimes County Cup are as follows:.

  • Hill View, Redby, Castletown, Bernard Gilpin, Bexhill, St Margaret's CE, Easington Colliery, Shotton Hall, Wingate, Cestria, Rickleton, St Mary Magdalen RC
  • Two representatives from the Derwentside area and two from the Durham area will be added to the above list.

The semi final is on Tuesday 30 April 2019. Information about groups will be sent at a later date.

Daniel O'Hare Memorial Trophy: After a closely contested round of final matches the schools finished in the following order

  • 1st: St Margaret's CE Primary School (Chester-le-Street PSFA)
  • 2nd: Rickleton Primary School (Washington PSFA)
  • 3rd: Hill View Academy (Sunderland PSFA)
  • 4th: Easington Colliery Primary School (Peterlee PSFA)

With this victory St Margaret's retained the Daniel O'Hare Memorial Trophy and have now won the competition three times. St Margaret's will represent DCSFA in the North Region round of the ESFA Danone Nations Schools' Cup later in the season.

NCSFA

EAST LEAGUE

  • U14 Girls: Cleveland 1 Northumberland 7 -- Northumberland head the group on goal difference. (Table at 10.11.18)
  • U16 Girls: Cumbria 0 Durham 14 -- Durham move to the top of the group. (Table at 17.11.18)
  • U16 Boys: Cumbria 1 Durham 4; North Yorkshire 1 Northumberland 3 -- Northumberland have opened up a 3 point gap at the top of the East League. (Table at 17.11.18)
  • U18s: Cumbria 2 Durham 4; North Yorkshire 1 Northumberland 2 -- Northumberland are in a strong position at the top of the East League with a 5 point lead. (Table at 17.11.18)

Upcoming matches

  • U16 Boys and U18s: North Yorkshire v South Yorkshire on Saturday 24 November
  • U16 Girls: Cleveland v Northumberland on Tuesday 27 November

WEST LEAGUE

Upcoming matches

  • U18s: Merseyside v Humberside on Monday 26 November
  • U16 Boys: Cheshire v Lancashire on Tuesday 27 November
  • U14 Girls: Merseyside v Cheshire on Wednesday 28 November

ESFA NEWS

MEMBERSHIP MATTERS

The ESFA Membership Matters Newsletter can be viewed by using this link: October 2018

ESFA U15 GIRLS

Following the trials for ESFA Regions A and B a squad of 16 has been selected to represent the North to play against the other 3 ESFA regions at Stafford Town FC on Sunday 9 December. Congratulation go to Rebecca Bell (Chester-le-Street) and Kiera Skelton (Gateshead) on their selection for the North.

ESFA U18S

Following the trials for ESFA Regions A and B a squad of 18 has been selected to represent the North to play against the other 3 ESFA regions at Stafford Town FC on Saturday 1 December. Congratulation go to Joe Lockey (Sunderland) and Steven Johnson (Darlington) on their selection.

REPORTS

20/11/18
Sunderland PSFA reach national final
18/11/18

A good away win

11/11/18
Durham progress in National competition
11/11/18
Durham suffer extra time defeat
23/10/18
On the international trail
16/10/18

Durham suffer opening defeat

07/10/18
Late burst of goals secures victory
13/09/18
International recognition for former Heworth Grange pupil



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