The Under 16 Boys MCF game against West Midlands tonight has fallen victim to the weather. The pitch at Wolverhampton asuals is waterlogged.
The Undr 18 boys game against Shropshire at Thomas Telford has been called off by Shropshire and has been provisionally re-arranged for the 30th of March at the same venue.
On Monday the first of the Individual School's cup finals are being held at Stafford Town FC. The first game sees an all Burton and District Schools Under 13 final when John Taylor Academy play De Ferrers Academy in what should be a really entertaining game.
This followed by the Under 14 final when Clayton Hall Academy from Newcastle Under Lyme will take on Moorside HS from Staffordshire Moorlands. The Moorside side had a really good run in the ESFA trophy so will be a tough nut to crack.
Admission to the games is £2 for adults and £1 concessions and the games should provide real value for money.
On Tuesday the Under 16 Boys travel to play West Midlands in an MCF fixture and will be looking to secure a place in the semi finals of the competition. The game is beingplayed at Wolverhampton Casuals FC with a 7-00pm KO
Brinsford Stadium | Brinsford Lane | Coven Heath | Wolverhampton | West Midlands | WV10 7PR
The address of the ground is above.
On Thursday the Under 18 Boys go to Shropshire to play In an MCF fixture. This is the team who dropped out five hours before our home fixture so hopefully this game will go ahead as planned. The game is at Thomas Telford School with a 7-00pm KO and again the boys will be hoping to maintain their unbeaten record and gain qualification for the final of the MCF Under 18 competition.
Derbyshire U15 Boys 3 Staffordshire U15 Boys 4
Staffordshire Under 15 Boys completed their inter county fixtures with an entertaining 4-3 victory against Derbyshire at South Normanton Athletic FC. With four regular defenders missing, it was always going to be a night for outscoring the opposition and in a thrilling first half Staffordshire overcame the setback of going a goal down early in the game to race into a 3-1 lead courtesy of a Max Chimenes hat-trick. Ably supported by a strong, creative midfield Max was virtually unplayable. His pace, power and ability saw him score the first goal after a great through ball by Hayden Campbell and it was Hayden and the excellent Alex Hallchurch who set up Max’s other two goals. Derbyshire themselves always looked dangerous especially from set pieces and pulled a goal back, before Max turned provider with a great run and pass for Lewis Salmon to fire home. Some of the football the boys played in the first half was as good as anything they have produced all season and reminded everyone what a talented group they are. The second half was a different matter with Derbyshire scoring an early goal to give them a glimmer of hope. The sloping pitch and a period of dominance by the home side pushed Staffordshire back for long periods although Hayden Campbell saw his close range header hit the post and Junior O’Callaghan had a shot well saved. The Staffordshire boys dug deep and held on for the win to finish the season with two victories, a draw and a solitary defeat in the MCF competition. Many thanks to all of the players and parents who made the long journey and for the tremendous support they have given the County schools this season.
Next season's target will be to emulate the exploits of the current Under 16 squad.
On Monday night the Under 18 boys travelled to Dudley to play West Midlands School's FA in an MCF fixture with Staffordshire striving to maintain their 100% record. Despite an excellent hat trick from Joe Hartshorne West Midlands were able to salvage a draw and Staffordshire were left rueing what might have been. The side however remain unbeaten and 3 points or a draw against Shropshire will ensure safe passage to the final of the Midland Countie competition.The boys now face Shropshire away at Thomas Telford on Thursday 23rd of March and finish the league fixtures on Monday 27th of March with a home game against Worcestershire Schools.
40 miles up the motorway the Under 14 Girls entertained their West Midlands counterparts in an MCF fixture. A win for Shropshire against previously unbeaten Worcestershire has left the title race wide open and Staffordshire ddi their best to enhance their reputation against West Midlands who were entering the competition for the first time.
Staffordshire girls played some outstanding one and two touch football and but for some profligate finishing and some outstanding goalkeeping from the two West Midlands keepers then the scoreline would have been even more lopsided. Staffordshire led 3-0 at the break and ran out comfortable 8-0 winners but the West Midlands girls can take a huge amount of credit for providing a great came and they received a great ovation from parents of both sides for an outstanding effort. They will improve and it is great for girls football in the midlands to see them playing in the competition.
Staffordshire goals were scored by Lucy Copeland, Hannah Fishwick, Dolcie Sims, Macy Isherwood, Jenny Higgs (2) Chenoa Rainer, Isobel Anderson.
Manager Neil Davies has selected the following Boys for the match against Derbyshire on Wednesday at South Normanton FC KO 7-00pm
Luis Dos Santos
players should meet as near to six as possible and usual dress code applies.
As the season begins to reach its climax, with many matches taking on extra importance the week ahead sees three matches taking place. On Monday the 13th of March the Under 14 Girls entertain West Midlands SFA at Stafford Town FC with a 7-00pm KO. Admission is £3 for adults and £1 concessions and manager David Ebberson will be hoping that U15 International and County skipper Gemma Lawley arrives back from Dublin in one piece having repreented her Country against the Republic of ireland over the weekend.
The Under 18 Boys will be looking forward to locking horns with West Midlands SFA in an MCF fixture at Dudley College with a 7-30 KO. Having had last weeks game against Shropshire called off less than five hours before kick off ,as their opponents could not raise a team, the Staffordshire boys need four points to become the Area C West Champions and gain a place in the MCF final. Games against Shropshire Away at Thomas Telford on Thursday 23rd of March and a home game against Worcestershire on the 27th of March at Stafford Town will complete their group games and Staffordshire expect the points for their cancelled match to be awarded to them. The following link will help with directions and the footballcentre for the college is in Priory Road.
The Under 15 Boys complete the line up when they travel to South Normanton FC on Wednesday to take on Derbyshire in the MCF league. A win will, depending on other results give them a chance of finishing as runners up a step forward from last season. The link below will help with directions;
The following saquad has been selected to play against West Midlands SFA in an MCF fixture on Monday13th of March at Stafford Town FC. The game will KO at 7-00pm and there will be an admission charge of £3 adults and £1 concessions.
Usual dress code applies and the girls should meet as near to six as possible.
The following Boys have been named in the squad to play Shropshire on Wednesday evening at Market Drayton Town FC KO 7-00pm. Players to be at the ground as near to six as possible and usual dress code applies.
The Under 18 Boys are in action tomorrow night 6th march, against Shropshire in the MCF. A win will almost certainly guarantee a semi final place but in the Abandoned game Shropshire led 2-0. Staffordshire will have the services of Aiden Stone who made a great debut for England on Friday keeping a clean sheet before making way to the substitute goalkeeper in a 5-1 win.
The Under 14 boys are due to travel to Market Drayton Town to play Shropshire on Wednesday weather permitting. The squad will be published tomorrow but all selected have been contacted by match co-ordinator Mark.
The opponents for the U16 boys in their national final will be known on Thursdy when Greater manchester host Cheshire and methinks a scouting mission could be on the cards.
The Individual schools competitions are reaching their climax and finals are being sorted out. Full details on the website tomorrow.
The Under 16 Girls entertained Cheshire School's FA last night at a blustery Stafford Town with snow hail and rain added to the elements. This did not deter the girls from both sides putting on an exhibition of all that is good in girls Inter County football. The game was played in a high tempo with both teams being attack minded which provided a great show for the spectators huddled in the main stand to try to avoid the biting wind.
Staffordshire started well and showed real desire to pass and move and with Demi MacCalliog and Hannah Hampton having strong performances in midfield Shev Watson and Sophie Howe were given plenty of service. Staffordshire were on top when a great pass from Demi played in Shev who cracked a tremendous shot into the top corner giving the Cheshire keeper no chance.
Cheshire equalised against the run of play when a free kick was floated into the area and a combination of poor marking and lack of awareness allowed a Cheshire player to stab the ball home from close range. Skipper Molly Bruton ensured that this was the only real chance for Cheshire by rallying her troops and solid defensive performances from Jenny Higgs and Beth Roberts keeping danger to a minimum.
Staffordshire started the second half well and the game was very evenly balanced with both sides playing some great football but Staffordshire always carried the greater threat and the Cheshire keeper was frequently called into action but was unable to prevent Staffordshire taking the lead from a well taken goal and Sophie Corden tapped home the third to ensure Staffordshire ran out winners in a very entertaining game.
The next game will be against Worcestershire away on a date to be confirmed.
The Under 16 Girls squad are in action next week when they meet near neighbours Cheshire in an Invitation fixture on Monday 27th February. The girls have already qualified for the MCF semi finals but need to beat Worcestershire to try and top their group to gain a home fixture.
This game will be ideal preparation for the squad named below. The game is at Stafford Town FC with a 7-00pm KO and usual dress code applies. There will be an admission charge of £3 adults and £1 concessions.
Under 14 Girls skipper Gemma Lawley is currently in Portugal with the ESFA England u 15 Girls squad on a warm weathe training camp as preparation for their invitation match against Ireland in Dublin in March.
Under 18 goalkeeper Aiden Stone played in two matches for the England Schools squad last week as part of his preparation for the upcoming Centenary Shield programme. We wish both Gemma and Aiden well in their forthcoming games.
Hannah Hampton who plays for the Under 16 Girls squad as a centre forward will be representing EnglandUnder 17's this week as a goalkeeper, a young lady with many talents on the football field. The game is at Hednesford Town FC on Thursday with a 2-00pm KO, so if you have some free time during the half term break go to the game and give Hannah some support.
Staffordshire Under 16 Boys reached the final of the ESFA Inter County Trophy with a resounding 4-0 win over Norfolk at Stafford Town FC .
Staffordshire faced an extremely physical Norfolk side in the Semi Final with the Norfolk players being taller and heavier in almost every position. Staffordshire started with a breeze at their back and after some initial skirmished with the ball being turned over by both sides Norfolk almost took a shock lead. A throw in that had Rory Delap's trademark caught the Staffordshire defence napping and only a good block to concede the corner prevented a goal.
That was one of the few times that Staffordshire 's back line looked like being breached and the defensive unit were outstanding all afternoon and seldom gave Norfolk any encouragement at all. Marshalled by keeper Joe Trevor the central defensive unit of Alex Minshull and Olly Hickman were rocks on which the Norfolk forwards foundered and full backs Owen Hall and Jack Taylor reined in their ambitions to get forward to ensure a solidity that has at times been lacking this season.
Staffordshire got an early grip of midfield with skipper Jack Bromfield and Luke Campbell having an iron fist which cut out any danger immediately a threat appeared and both joined in good creative work. It was a flowing move which saw Staffordshire score but when Wolgarston boy Josh Stack received the ball he still had plenty to do and a burst of pace and a shimmy opened up some space in front of the back four and a crisp right foot shot from 20 yards beat the Norfolk keeper as the ball nestled in the corner of the net. Within seconds of the restart another chance involving the Josh and Dec partnership aided and abetted by Ethan Cartwright brought an excellent save from the keeper but the ball was not cleared properly and as it was played into the box , clever footwork from Declan Arber resulted in him being brought down and a penalty award. The other half of the deadly duo, Josh, stepped up and scored to give Staffordshire a dream start.
As expected Norfolk responded and some good work saw them come as close as they did all afternoon when a shot hit the bar and was cleared off the line. It was not long before Staffordshire regained their momentum and the clever rotation of the substitutes allowed Staffordshires' attackers to keep a high press on the Norfolk back four and Davy Watts added to the Norfolk woes with a third goal. A glancing header from Declan Arber put the icing on the cake to send the Staffordshire boys in four goals to the good at the break.
The Staffordshire boys showed great intelligence and knew that Norfolk would attempt to come back strongly and try to score an early goal to get a foothold in the game but the hard work and excellent team ethic displayed by Tommy Wilkinson, Kyle Johnson Max Cuthebert and Tommy Bromfield ensured that they never got a sniff of building a bridgehead and Staffordshire could and should have added a couple more goals to underline their superiority. It was an outstanding display from the Staffordshire boys who were twice within a minute of being eliminated in earlier rounds and now can look forward to a national final in March against either near neighbours Cheshire or the behmoth that is Greater Manchester.
They do however have to play West Midlands SchoolsFA on the 21st March to try and gain a place in the semi finals of the MCF cup.
Staffordshire Under 16 Boys squad will be hoping for a big crowd to support them in their quest to make a little bit of history and to keep their fine run going in the ESFA Inter County semi final on Saturday the 18th of February when they will meet Norfolk Schools FA at Stafford Town FC KO 3-00pm.
The boys have left spectators nerves shredded with last minute goals securing their passage through the last two rounds of the competition, let us hope that things are less nervous this weekend.
Admission to the game will be £3 adults and £1 concessions and there will also be a raffle to win a football and shirt signed by the England squad. Tickets at £1 each and the proceeds will help support Staffordshire Schools football in the future as funding from the FA is no longer for football, rather for administration so that the bean counters can continue to justify their existence.
If you are free then come along and watch the game as you will be guaranteed a game played in great spirit with none of the petulance an behaviour associated with the higher echelons of the game as well as wholehearted endeavour from players playing for the love of the game.
On a bitterlly cold night with a stiff Easterly wind the boys of Staffordshire and West Midlands served up a dish that warmed the cockles of one's heart. An end to end display of fast paced football with great skill mixed in with some poor passing and lots of goalmouth action made the ingredients for some tremendous entertainment,
Playing with the breeze at their back West Midlands started well but Staffordshire created the first clear cut chance when a fabulous through ball sent Brandon Oakley clear but the West Midlands keeper made a brave save at his feet. Despite playing into the elements Staffordshire passed the ball well but were the victims of overconfidence when losing possession in their own third and a rapid attack from West Midlands saw the scoreboard turned over in their favour. The rest of the half saw the action go from end to end with both teams creating and spurning chances but West Midlands scored a second goal in the dying seconds of the first half to go in 2-0 up at the interval.
Staffordshire came out in the second half with the strengthening wind at their back and reduced the deficit in the first minute with an excellent strike from Brandon Oakley. Staffordshire pinned West Midlands in their own half and but for some outstanding goalkeeping Staffordshire would have led comfortably. West Midlands with plenty of pace in their side proved a constant threat but Staffordshire got their just rewards when Josh Milner bundled the ball home from close range and then Callum Carter swept home a wickedly swinging corner to fire the home side in front.
West Midlands responded with an equaliser seconds from the end of the game to leave the scores tied at 3-3
The boys are next in action on the 8th of March when they play Shropshire at Market Drayton Town.
all squad members are invited to the coaching session at Stafford Town FC next Monday from 7-30 till 9-00pm
Managers Gary Spruce and Dan Dawson have selected the following players to represent the County on Monday 13th of February at Stafford Town FC KO 7-00pm
Luke Kelly - 1
Jack Taylor - 2
Elliot Tibbs - 3
Oliver Watchorn Rice - 5
Callum Carter - 6
Tom Nicholls- 4
Aidan Braxton Lloyd - 7
Anye Fowajuh - 8
Bonna Douglas - 9
Josh Milner - 10
George Yarwood - 11
AJ - 18
Connor Lawton Moorside 12
Brandon Oakley Moorside - 14
louie Inskip- Morrside 15
Sonny Bates - 17
TheUnder 14 Boys are in action on Monday against West Midlands SFA at Stafford Town FC with a 7-00pm Koand players reporting at 6-00pm. Usual dress code applies and the squad for the game will be announced later today.
There will be an admission charge of £3 adults and £1 concessions.
There will be a coaching session for some teams on Monday the 20th of February, details to follow.
The Under 14 Boys have their away fixture confirmed for the 8th of March at Market Drayton Town FC with a 7-00pm KO
The Under 16 Boys semi final against Norfolk is on the 18th of February and the boys need your support. It will be an afternoon KO and the time has to be confirmed.
Ant and Dec the well known and loved Geordie entertainers have been superseded by Staffordshire Schools' entertainment duo of Josh and Dec, as anyone who was present at Evans Park last night will testify. The dynamic duo assisted brilliantly by their supporting cas,t who set them up perfectly to deliver their deadly punch lines.
Staffordshire Under 16 boys entertained Warwickshire Schools FA last night at a very wet and windy Evans Park and the players were asked to deal with really tricky conditions. Without their talismanic captain, Jack Bromfield who had to play for Burton Albion, and two other first choice players through injury Staffordshiregave a debut to Josh Stack.
Staffordshire were quickly out of the blocks and Declan Arber (Dec) had a goal chalked out for offside in the first two minutes but minutes later he scored a well taken goal to put Staffordshire in front. Warwickshire soon pegged them back when a Staffordshire attack broke down and they were found wanting defensively.
The game ebbed and flowed but Dec struck his second of the night to nose the hosts in front only for Staffordshire to concede a penalty after a great save from Joe Trevor had denied Warwickshire. 2-2 at half time which would have hurt the Staffordshire boys as the more creative side.
With Jack Taylor marauding down the flanks on the right and Sam Jessup on the left Staffordshire were the dominant force and midfield control established with Owen Halll. Luke Campbell,Tommy Wilkinson and Ethan Cartwright allowed to be more creative they created perfect conditions for Josh to join Dec and cause mayhem in the Warwickshire defense. The sheer pace and direct running of the two caused absolute panic in the opposition rearguard and despite some heroics by the Warwickshire goalkeeper the duo added five further goals with Josh registering a hat trick and Dec a further two. Olly Hickman and Alex Minshull were allowed the luxury of a relative stroll out in the second half such was the dominance of the Staffordshire cast.
Staffordshire ran out comfortable winners by 7-2 to gain three valuable points in their quest to qualify for the Midland Counties Federation semi finals. The squad however have far bigger fish to fry on the 18th of November when they will host Norfolk Schools FA in the semi finals of the ESFA Inter County Cup.
This will be the first time Staffordshire have appeared in a semi as it will be for Norfolk and the prize that awaits the winner a place in a National Final and the writing of another pice of history in the annals of the Staffordshire Schools FA.
More details will follow but manager Bailey Evans has named the following squad for the game depending on fitness and availability of players but it is assumed all of the players will be desperate to play in such a prestigious game.
The Under 16 Boys will meet Norfolk Schools FA in the semi final of the ESFA Inter County competition after they beat Kent 3-1 last Saturday. The game will take place at Stafford Town FC on Saturday 18th of February with the KO time to be confirmed.
The coaches will use tonights game against Warwickshire at Stafford Town as an ideal opportunity for preparation for the game despite being without some key players. This is the first time that the two counties will have met at any age groups and will look forward to welcoming them to Evans Park.
The game tonight kicks off at 7-00pm and admission will be £3 adults and £1 concessions.
Staffordshire entertained Durham SFA in the semi final of the ESFA Inter County Trophy at Evans Park on Saturday with the winning side going forward to meet Essex in the national final. Staffordshire were at full strength on a crisp winters afternoon and began the game quite well with one or two probing moves but Durham who were a physically imposing side soon made their presence felt.
Two evenly matched teams went all out to impose themselves and both had chances to grasp the initiative but neither were able to break the stranglehold of two very solid defensive units. Both sides defended corners well and as the game moved towards half time Joe Hartshorne almost broke the deadlock with a great turn and shot which hit the side netting.
0-0 at half time and the second half began with Durham in the ascendancy. Staffordshire's neat passing game had deserted them and they struggled to provide an offensive threat but looked very strong defensively with skipper Joe Minton and his defensive partner Connor Grant rocks of resistance.
It had always looked as the first goal would be of critical importance and so it proved to be with Durham taking the initiative with a well taken goal by Dan Mitchell and with ten minutes to go seemed to put the game to bed with a second strike from Dan Maddison.
Staffordshire showed great determination during the last ten minutes and pulled back a goal with a great header from Jack Weldon and then really pressed and tested the resolve of the Durham boys. Shots rained in on the Durham goal and one header deflected by a Durham defender beat the keeper who just managed to claw the ball back from the line but it all proved to be too little too late. Durham ran out worthy winners in a game of very fine margins but the Staffordshire boys should take great credit for their efforts.
What was on display was a great game of football played in a terrific spirit by two teams committed to their cause and watched over by two coaching teams who only had positive comments for their boys. It was an advert for all that is good in schoolboy representative football, a high quality game played in the true sporting spirit of schoolboy football. It is just a pity that the FA will not help fund excellence in the school game.
Durham carry the best wishes of the Staffordshire team and officials into their final.
On Saturday 4th February Staffordshire SFA Under 18 Boys will host Durham SFA at Stafford Town FC KO 3-15 in the semi final of the ESFA Inter County Cup. Staffordshire have progressed to the final with a first round bye followed by a 5-1 win at Warwickshire and a 2-0 home win against South Yorkshire in the Quarter finals,
The boys deserve as much support as possible and it should be a really entertaining game. Admission is £3 adults and £1 concessions.
Staffordshire squad is
A, Stone Wolgarston
C, Mallen Chase HS
J, Minton Newcastle College
C, Grant Codsall
J. Weldon Stafford College
R. Hanlon King Edward VI Lichfiels
T. Edge Codsall
J. Wilson King Edward VI Stafford
W. Byers Stafford Grammar
J. Hartshorne S.U.A
D. Neligwa Newcastle College
E. Capewell Moorlands College
J. Weldon Stafford College
T. Riley Newcastle College
O. Butler Kingsmead
O. Bradbury Cannock Chase HS
All players are asked to report for 2-00pm and usual dress code applies.
Staffordshire School's Football Association is having a wonderful season so far and in truth no matter how the results pan out between now and the end of the season it will have been a successful season. Last season was very special with a group of girls delivering the County a National Trophy for the first time and from a group who had been there at the start of development stage of girls football in the county. Six representative teams and a competition structure for schools in Staffordshire is what is delivered by the County Schools FA.
The individual schools competitions provide an opportunity for schools to play other schools from outside their area and then to experience a final played on a stadium pitch. The County SFA try to make the finals a special occassion and an experience for all participants that they will remember for a long time. It seems to be working as more schools than ever are entering those competitions.
The representative sides for boys and girls give the most talented footballers an opportunity to play football against other County sides who do the same and so creating high quality experiences and promoting excellence. All of this is delivered by a group of volunteers whose only reward is to see the opportunities presented to large numbers of boys and girls.
In Staffordshire we are blessed with a fantastic group of people who give of their time freely and many have jobs and families but still manage to find time to support Schools football in Staffordshire. As a group they do not have any of their children involved in teams or competitions and thus nepotism is not a word that can be used against our volunteers as they have no vested interest in the teams, unlike many club sides.
It is thus disappointing when these people are criticised and belittled, sometimes on social media, for doing what they believe is worthwhile. It is the fastest way to put them off taking part and frankly without them County Football withers and dies. Mistakes are made, decisions which upset players and parents are made but in what is considered the best interests of the team and all made in good faith.These volunteers are diamonds and should be valued as such.
The ethos of the game preached by our volunteers makes the football played under the auspices of Staffordshire SFA the most disciiplined that youngsters play . Staffordshire representative teams have played over 300 games in the past six years and there has not been a red card issued and five yellow cards have been brandished, five too many but it demonstrates how the County wishes to run its teams.
We need more volunteers as there was never a truer saying that 'many hands make light work'.
If you think you have something to offer contact the website.
Manager David Ebbersson has named the girls below to be invited to be part of the Stafffordshire SFA Under 14 girls squad for the forthcoming season. The girls who have been unsuccesful but who have been involved in the trial process will be invited to number of coaching/traing events once a venue has ben secured.
The standard of player improves year on year and David will be writing to those who have missed out on selection and offering some feedback on where the girls can hopefully improve.
Please contact the website with acceptance of the invitation and incluse DOB and a mobile contact number.
De Ferrers Academy
Sir Graham Balfour
The Hart School
Managers Dan Dawson and Gary Spruce have named rhe boys below as members of the Under 14 Boys squad for the forthcoming season. Congratulations to all the boys selected and commiserations to those who have not made the cut this year.
The match co-ordinator Mark Warren will be in touch with match arrangements fixtures etc in due course.
|McIntosh Ruben||King Edward VI Stafford|
|Taylor Jack||Chase Terrace|
|Nicholls Tom||Cheadle Academy|
|Tibbs Eliott||Cheslyn Hay|
|Martin Reece||John Taylor HS|
|Pearsall Charlie||John Taylor HS|
|Yeomans Lucas||John Taylor HS|
|Yarwood George||Landau Forte Amington|
|Carter Callum||Penkridge Middle|
|Bates Sonny||St Peters|
|Barrett Sam||Trentham HS|
|Nixon Tom||Trentham HS|
|Braxton Lloyd Aidan||
All parents need to contact the website to accept the invitation and provide a mobile number please.
The girls named below have been selected to represent Staffordshire Schools FA for the forthcoming season.
Can all parents check that the school is correct and send confirmation to the website and include a mobile phone number and date of birth.. The match co-ordiator s Julie and Tim will be in contact in due course.
|Tiffany Whelan||Cannock Chase HS|
|Grace Tolmie||Chase Terrace HS|
|Courtney Ward||Trentham HS|
|Beth Roberts||Wolstanton HS|
|Megan Plant||Blythe Bridge|
|Lydia Burgess||Clayton Academy|
|Chloe Williams||Cannock Chase HS|
|Nuala Miszkiel||St Thomas More|
|Charlie Braganca||Excel Academy|
|Naomi McCallion||Robert Sutton|
|Sophie Corden||Clayton Academy|
|Sophie Howe||Alleynes Uttoxeter|
The boys named below are invited to be part of the Staffordshire schools'FootballAssociation squad for season 2016-17.
Congratulations to the boys selected and commiserations to those who have missed out this time. The selection process was extremely difficult as there were so many boys who were talented and the margins were so fine. All parents of the succcessful boys will be contacted by the match co-ordinator with details regarding games and expectations etc. The first confirmed fixture is the annual match against Repton School on Saturday the 8th of October when they will play the schools' Under 16 XI.
@staffsschoolsfa will allow all to follow what is going on and will supplement the information available on the website.
Follow the account which is being run by Under 15 team Manager Bailey Evans.