The 2019-20 Hampshire event will be held at Bedales College, GU32 2DP, on Wednesday 09/10/2019. The first game will kick off at 13:30.
2018-19: CASTLE COURT RETAIN TITLE
Beadles school hosted the Hampshire regional U11 qualifiers, on an extremely warm October day. The tournament was enjoyed by ten participating schools split into two groups of five. The top four from each group progressed to the quarter-finals.
Churcher’s College dominated group ‘A’ scoring ten goals and conceding none to tally up ten points and finish as group winners. Despite losing their first game The Pilgrims bounced back to win their remaining three group games to finish a close second. Twyford progressed in third place, whilst Edgeborough went through in fourth after beating Bedales.
In Group ‘B’ Castle Court looked to be getting an unbeaten run into the quarter finals but Prince’s Mead prevented this beating them 3-1 in the final group game. Despite this, Castle Court still progressed as group winners, Prince’s Mead went through as runners up, Stroud School progressed in third place and Portsmouth Grammar School in fourth.
In the quarter-finals group winners Churcher’s College and Castle Court both had comfortable 3-0 wins over their opponents. Third placed Twyford defeated group ‘B’ runners up, Prince’s Mead, two goals to nil. Stroud and The Pilgrims had to be settled on penalties after a 1-1 draw, the latter progressed. In the semi-finals the two group winners continue to dominate as Churcher’s beat Twyford 4-1 and Castle Court overcame The Pilgrims 3-0, to set up a repeat of the 2017 final.
The final displayed the excellent football seen throughout the day and with both, Castle Court and Churcher’s College, dominating their groups and the knockout stages it was always going to be a closely contested fixtures. The game did not disappoint and required extra time to settle the score after a 2-2 draw. Castle Court managed to come out on top as 3-2 winners after extra-time to retain their Hampshire title. Castle Court can now look forward to the National Finals in May 2019.
2016-17 Bedales School
2017-18 Castle Court
2018-19 Castle Court