Junior Football Leaders Festival 2015

Posted: June 12th, 2015


STB organised a Football Festival for the Primary Schools on Friday 12th June. A record 158 pupils took part in the competition with 11 pitches being used at all times. 11 Junior Football Leaders from Year 10 refereed the games, along with Thomas Mason from Year 11. They have been coaching football in the primaries over the last 2 months and this festival is the final stage of their Junior Football Leaders qualification.

Competitive league:

There was a competitive 7 a side league with 4 teams entered – Ravensmead, St Chads, Richard Heathcote and Wood Lane. Thomas Mason and Morgan Fox were in charge of this competition, as they are qualified referees.

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St Chads Ravensmead Wood Lane

Friendly Leagues:

The friendly leagues consisted of teams playing 5 a side with 6 teams in each league, with 18 teams playing in total. The Year 10 pupils ran this competition successfully.

Stoke City league:

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St Chads Pinks Richard Heathcote Greens and St Chads Yellows Richard Heathcote Reds and Ravensmead Oranges

Port Vale League:

1st 2nd 3rd
Wood Lane Reds St Chad Oranges Ravensmead Non-Bibs and Richard Heathcote Blues

Crewe Alex League:

1st 2nd 3rd
Ravensmead Greens Ravensmead Pinks Richard Heathcote Yellows

In addition there were 20 prizes for pupils who had worked very well during the festival and received a sporting prize. This included pupils who tried their best, showed good sportsmanship and had excellent team spirit. The Year 10 pupils nominated the prize winners.

Thanks go to the PE department for helping with the organisation of the day, as well as Year 9 leaders who collated the results – Olivia Nixon, Emma Hancock, Alex Parsons and Megan Perry.

Well done to the Junior Football leaders: Morgan Fox, Ryan Moss, Joe Pattison, Jordan Stanley, Harry Finlay, Joe Rutter, Josh Bishop, Callum Henshall, Joe Taylor, Jack Walker and Charlie Awde.