Some of the best young footballing talent in England will take centre stage at West Bromwich Albion Football Club, as they take part in the English Schools’ FA (ESFA) PlayStation Schools’ Cup Festival. Staged from 21st to 23rd May, 30 school finalists will be given the full match day experience, making their way to the home or away dressing room before walking out onto the hallowed turf at The Hawthorns Stadium.
A total of 15 boys’ and girls’ national schools’ football finals will be contested across the three days in U12 to U15 age categories. Now in its sixth season, the ESFA PlayStation Schools’ Cup has grown into the biggest and most acclaimed football tournament for secondary schools in England with over 200,000 players taking part. With entry free for all attendees, over 5,000 spectators attended last year’s finals. As well as cheering on their classmates, a series of spectator competitions and celebrity guest appearances help contribute to the electric atmosphere. To help crank up the volume, PlayStation will be installing a decibel meter to measure the noisiest supporters each day!
See the Festival fixture list below: