English Schools' Football Association http://www.esfa.co.uk/ The latest news from: The English Schools' Football Association (ESFA) en-gb Schools' Football News darren.alcock@schoolsfa.com Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:48:42 GMTThe ESFA Panini Classroom Challenge Competitions Launch Todayhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,20144842.htmlTue, 20 Mar 2018 14:48:42 GMT Schools across England are in with a chance of winning some great prizes in celebration of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™!.ESFA News Today's National Finals:http://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,19205439.htmlMon, 19 Mar 2018 20:54:39 GMTSt Charles VI Form College crowned ESFA Colleges' Cup Champions.ESFA News Match Report: England U18s Centenary Shieldhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,16230807.htmlFri, 16 Mar 2018 23:08:07 GMTEngland 0 - 0 Republic of Ireland. Friday 16th March 2018 - Luton Town FC.ESFA News Under 18 Colleges Cup Final: Live from Blackburn, Live on Freesport!http://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,15152033.htmlThu, 15 Mar 2018 15:20:33 GMT English Colleges' Final will be shown live on TV.ESFA News Centenary Shield Kicks Off for England Tomorrow Nighthttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,15091834.htmlThu, 15 Mar 2018 09:18:34 GMT Both home matches will be shown live on TV via the Freesports channel and thanks to match coverage from the British Heart Foundation.ESFA News Football v Nature: ESFA Finals at Doncaster Rovershttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,13161621.htmlTue, 13 Mar 2018 16:16:21 GMT On Monday (12th), the ESFA National finals headed to Doncaster Rovers' Keepmoat Stadium to play the finals of the Under 18 B Team Cup for Boys’ and the Under 18 Schools Cup for Boys’.ESFA News UEFA European Under-17 Championship:Schools promotionhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,13155048.htmlTue, 13 Mar 2018 15:50:48 GMT The UEFA European Under-17 Championship is taking place across the Midlands and Yorkshire this May and a selection of matches at each venue have been made early kick-offs during week days to give schools the best possible opportunity to attend.ESFA News Today's National Final:http://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,12220927.htmlMon, 12 Mar 2018 22:09:27 GMTThomas Telford take home the ESFA Boys’ B Team Cup in washout at Doncaster.ESFA News ESFA U18 FINAL AT DONCASTER POSTPONEDhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,12142528.htmlMon, 12 Mar 2018 14:25:28 GMTToday's ESFA U18 Schools' Cup for Boys Final at Doncaster Rovers FC has been POSTPONED due to the heavy rainfall.ESFA News Match Report: ESFA U15 Schoolgirls v ROIhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,11220248.htmlSun, 11 Mar 2018 22:02:48 GMT. England 0 - 3 Republic of Ireland . Stafford Town FC's Evans Park was the venue for the second annual John Read Trophy match between England U15 Schoolgirls and their Republic of Ireland counterparts with the visitors looking to retain the trophy they won 12 months ago in Dublin.ESFA News ESFA U18 Boys National Finals Kick off on Mondayhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,09133633.htmlFri, 09 Mar 2018 13:36:33 GMTThe top schools’ footballers in England will come together on Monday for the national finals of the Under 18 Boys’ B Team Cup and the Under 18 Schools’ Cup for Boys at Doncaster Rovers FC.ESFA News The ESFA Council We Are Recruiting!http://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,09110409.htmlFri, 09 Mar 2018 11:04:09 GMT Could you become an ESFA Council Member?. The English Schools’ FA is a membership educational charity with the primary objective of “the mental, moral and physical development and improvement of schoolchildren and students up to twenty years’ of age through the medium of Association Football”.ESFA News ESFA Crown Two New Champions at Meadow Lanehttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,09103318.htmlFri, 09 Mar 2018 10:33:18 GMTThe ESFA's Celebration of Girls' Football showed a fantastic amount of support in Nottingham.ESFA News Today's National Finals:http://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,08223744.htmlThu, 08 Mar 2018 22:37:44 GMTESFA crown two new champions at Meadow Lane. This afternoon we saw the finals of two of the ESFA Under 18 Girls’ Schools’ and Colleges’ Cups played at Meadow Lane in a celebration of girls' football on International Women's Day.ESFA News ESFA Celebration of Girls Football Kicks Off on Thursdayhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-03,06105708.htmlTue, 06 Mar 2018 10:57:08 GMTThe top girls’ footballers in England will come together this Thursday for the national finals of the Under 18 Girls’ Schools’ Cup and the Under 18 Girls’ Colleges’ Cup at Notts County Football Club.ESFA News ESFA Launches New Partnership Competitions for Schools with Paninihttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,27155245.htmlTue, 27 Feb 2018 15:52:45 GMT The English Schools’ Football Association are delighted to announce that they will be working in connection with both Panini and the PFA to launch a nationwide competition for both primary and secondary schools and their pupils ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™!.ESFA News Monday Motivation Former ESFA U15 Girls Squad Player to Roar as a Lionesshttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,26160350.htmlMon, 26 Feb 2018 16:03:50 GMT Former ESFA U15 schoolgirl, Georgia Stanway has this weekend been announced as part of Phil Neville’s England squad, set to play in the USA’s SheBelieves Cup.ESFA News ESFARunning ImpU12 Indoor Football Fives: National Finalshttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,22115115.htmlThu, 22 Feb 2018 11:51:15 GMT **UPDATE**. THE ESFA RUNNING IMP U12 INDOOR FOOTBALL FIVES EVENT SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY 5 MARCH HAVE BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE WEATHER.ESFA News International Squads jet off for warm weather traininghttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,21160414.htmlWed, 21 Feb 2018 16:04:14 GMT Last week saw he second meet up of the Under 18 Boys and Under 15 Girls international squads.ESFA News TV Coverage for ESFA U18 National Finals this Marchhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,12165504.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 16:55:04 GMT U18 Finals in March will appear on National TV!. Following last week’s announcements of the upcoming venues for the U18’s National Finals, the English Schools’ FA are delighted to be able to announce that all National Finals from Notts County, Doncaster Rovers and Blackburn Rovers FC will be shown live on FreeSports TV.ESFA News Meet the Under 15 Girls Squad http://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,09151839.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 15:18:39 GMTThis year we see the next batch of exciting young female footballers coming together to form this season's International squad.ESFA News ESFA Announce Stoke City as Major National Finals Host for 2018http://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,09122953.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 12:29:53 GMT On the final day of the first ever National Schools’ Football Week, The ESFA is delighted to be able to announce that Stoke City FC will be hosting 12 of the upcoming National Finals for 2017-18!.ESFA News ESFA U18 Boys Colleges Cup National Finals Announcedhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,09091754.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 09:17:54 GMT The ESFA will be staging the Boys’ U18 Colleges’ National Finals at Blackburn Rovers FC on Monday 19 March!.ESFA News ESFA Under 18 Boys Squad: The Fabulous Forwardshttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,08161439.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 16:14:39 GMT With the inaugural Schools Football Week taking place this week, the ESFA have been giving you an introduction to our wonderful International squads.ESFA News ESFA Deaf Schools Cups Finals Reporthttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,08132920.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 13:29:20 GMT Deep in the heart of England, on a cold wintry morning, deaf schools assembled to claim the right to be called the best in the country.ESFA News ESFA under 18 Boys: The Magic in the Middlehttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,07160404.htmlWed, 07 Feb 2018 16:04:04 GMT Yesterday we introduced you to the defenders and goalkeepers in our Under 18 Boys England squad and today we are going to pick up where we left off.ESFA News ESFA U18 Boys Schools Cup National Finals Announcedhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,07150851.htmlWed, 07 Feb 2018 15:08:51 GMT The ESFA will be staging the Boys’ U18 Schools’ & B Team National Finals at Doncaster Rovers FC on Monday 12 March!.ESFA News ESFA U18 Squad: Down with the Defendershttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,06172804.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 17:28:04 GMT With this week being National Schools Football Week and the ESFA International squads being recently announced, we thought you should all be introduced to this season’s national representatives.ESFA News ESFA U18 Girls National Finals Announcedhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,06124614.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 12:46:14 GMT The ESFA will be staging the Girls’ U18 Schools’ & Colleges’ National Finals at Notts County FC on International Women’s Day!.ESFA News National Schools Football Week | Joe Hart on his Experience within Schools Footballhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,05113047.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 11:30:47 GMT This week the English Schools FA, in association with the PlayStation Schools cup, are delighted to launch the first ever National Schools Football Week.ESFA News Pupils have their say on the leading talking-points in footballhttp://www.esfa.co.uk/esfa/?news=ESFA,18-02,02104555.htmlFri, 02 Feb 2018 10:45:55 GMTAn overwhelming 86% would support the introduction of video assistant referees (VAR).ESFA News