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  • 1st leg: North Yorkshire 2 Durham 2
  • 2nd leg: Durham v North Yorkshire on Wed 29 April at Darlington RA ko 6.30pm


  • NCSFA Inter-county Final: Durham v Lancashire on Sat 2 May at Eden Lane Ground, Peterlee ko 1pm
  • ESFA Inter-County Final: Durham v Oxfordshire on Fri 8 May at St Andrew's, Birmingham City FC ko 6.30pm


The County U16 Girls squad recently visited St George's Park.

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The finals will be played at The Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle, Durham DH1 3SE using the 3G pitches.

  • Bert Hodgson Cup (U16s)
  • High Tunstall College of Science, Hartlepool 3  St John's RC, Bishop Auckland 2 -- High Tunstall went 3-0 ahead but St John's pulled it back to 3-2 by half time. The second half was evenly contested but no further goals were scored.
  • Londonderry Cup (U15s)
  • Oxclose Community Academy, Washington 1  St John's RC, Bishop Auckland 2 -- St John's goalkeeper produced an excellent first half display to keep his team in the game. Oxclose took the lead early in the second half but were eventually pegged back. St John's scored the winner with 2 minutes remaining when Ethan Dixon headed home from a corner.
  • Lambton Trophy (Inter-association U16s)
  • Gateshead SFA 2 Middlesbrough SFA 3 (aet) -- Trailing 2-0 early in the second half Middlesbrough fought back to take the game into extra time then win 3-2. This completed a hat trick of Lambton Trophy victories for Middlesbrough.
  • County Cup (U15s)
  • Biddick Academy, Washington 1  St John's RC, Bishop Auckland 3 -- Biddick established a first half lead but St John's with 3 second half goals, two of which were late in the game, gained  St John's the victory to achieve the County U15 "double".
  • County Cup (U14 Girls)
  • St Leonard's RC, Durham 3  Biddick Academy, Washington 2 -- An entertaining first half resulted in 4 goals being equally shared between the two teams. St Leonard's winning goal was scored midway through the second half.
  • County Cup (U13 Girls)
  • Biddick Academy, Washington 6 St Robert of Newminster RC, Washington 1 -- 3 goals within the opening 5 minutes put Biddick on course for victory. This was Biddick's first success in this competition after losing their previous 3 appearances in the final.
  • County Cup (U16 Girls)
  • Academy at Shotton Hall 1 Durham Johnston 0 -- After finishing runners-up last season Shotton Hall went one better this season. The game's only goal was scored in the first half.
  • TUC Cup (U13s)
  • St Leonard's RC, Durham 0 Dyke House Sports College, Hartlepool 0 -- A goal midway through the second half decided this evenly contested final in favour of Dyke House.
  • U13 Girls Inter-association competition
  • East Northumberland SFA, with 4 wins and a draw, were worthy winners. North Tyneside SFA were runners-up.
  • U14 Inter-association Knock-out Cup
  • CLS, Washington & Derwentside SFA 6 Darlington SFA 0 -- Two goals within a minute midway through the first half put CWD in control. Four further goals were added in the second half.
  • Albert Knox Trophy (U18s)
  • East Durham College 2 Sunderland College 1 -- East Durham established a 2 goal lead by mid through the second half. Sunderland scored a consolation goal in the dying moments of the game.
  • CIC Trophy (U14s)
  • St Robert of Newminster RC, Washington 1 v Cardinal Hume RC, Gateshead 2 -- Cardinal Hume took the lead but were pegged back later in the first half but scored the winner late in the game.
  • Sunderland Children's Hospital Cup (Inter-association U15s)
  • Chester-le-Street, Washington & Derwentside SFA 2 Bishop Auckland SFA 4 -- A well contested game was eventually won by Bishop Auckland.
  • Crompton & Harrison Cup (U12s)
  • Carmel College, Darlington 1 St Joseph's Catholic Academy, Hebburn 0 -- An evenly contested match was decided with 2 minutes remaining when Carmel scored the game's only goal.
  • Tues 28 April: U15 Girls Inter-association competition commencing 4.15pm
  • Tues 5 May: U14 Hartlepool Hospital Cup ko 5.15pm CLS, Washington & Derwentside SFA v Bishop Auckland SFA


Carmel College, Darlington v St Wilfrid's RC College, South Shields on Mon 27 April at Herrington CW ko 4.30pm


Sunderland SFA v Newcastle SFA or Bishop Auckland SFA on Sat 2 May at Leyburn Grove, Houghton-le-Spring ko 10.30am


Gateshead College beat West Herts College (Watford & District SFA) 1-0 at Fleetwood Town FC to win the Colleges' Trophy for the second time in three seasons.


  • Harrison Cup: Sunderland retained the Harrison Cup by beating their only challengers, North Tyneside, 5-2. This is the 4th occasion in 5 seasons that Sunderland have won the Harrison Cup. League table at 18.04.15
  • Derwent & Medomsley Cup: Sunderland reached their 9th consecutive Derwent & Medomsley Cup Final by beating Wallsend 3-0. East Northumberland defeated Darlington 2-0 and will play Middlesbrough in the semi-final on Sat 25 April.
  • Primary Inter-association 5-a-side: Sunderland were winners of the "A" team competition. Darlington were the "B" team winners.
  • Alan Grimes Memorial Trophy: The final will take place on Wed 6 May at Red Rose Junior School, Chester-le-Street commencing at 4pm. Finalists.
  • Ty McGurk 5-a-side Trophy (Schools): Cotsford Junior School, Horden added the 5-a-side trophy to their collection for 2014-15. Results and Final Table.
  • Girls' Trophy: The semi-finals are scheduled for Tues 28 April. Semi-final groups and venues
  • Year 4 Trophy: The semi-finals are scheduled for Wed 29 April. Semi-final groups and venues

ESFA Danone Nations' North Region Finals

Durham's representatives in the North Region Finals of the ESFA Danone Nations' Cups are Blue Coat Junior CE, Durham (Girls), Chester-le-Street PSFA (Inter-association), Cotsford Junior School, Horden (School Teams) and St Joseph's RC, Murton (Soccer Sevens).

  • Girls:
  • School Teams:
  • Soccer Sevens: St Joseph's RC Primary School, Murton finished in 3rd place narrowly missing a place in the National Finals. St Joseph's completed their programme with 7 points the same as North Walney (Cumbria) and Barkston Ash RC (North Yorkshire). Goal difference was needed to separate the 3 teams. North Walney ended with +2 to gain second spot and a place in the National Finals, St Joseph's finished -1 and Barkston Ash -4. The North Region winners were St Oswald's CE Primary School, Chester.
  • Inter-association: Chester-le-Street failed in their attempt to reach the National Finals. The North Region representatives in the National Finals are Leeds PSFA and Liverpool PSFA.


U16 Girls: Results and tables

  • Lancashire v Cheshire on Tues 28 April at Padiham FC ko 7pm

U16 Boys: Results and tables

  • Durham v Lancashire on Sat 2 May at Eden Lane Ground, Peterlee ko 1pm

U18s: Results and tables

  • Cleveland 3 Merseyside 2 (aet) -- Cleveland came from 2-0 down to win the game in extra time.


At a presentation evening, held during the Bob Docherty International Tournament in Glasgow, Poppy Pattinson (Kepier) was presented with her ESFA International cap.

The international programme for the England girls involved a game in the Republic of Ireland plus participation in the Bob Docherty Trophy which included Northern Ireland, Scotland, Republic of Ireland and Wales. Poppy participated all of the international matches and scored against Wales.

Also involved in the schools’ international programme was Amy Westmarland who was in charge of the England team during the Bob Docherty Tournament.

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Chairman's Monthly Message: February 2015

Premier League launch new players' kit scheme Use this link for further information


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Success for East Durham

Inter-county Festival


Durham into Northern Counties final


Durham into National final


Sunderland winners again


Durham fail to progress

ESFA U18 captain for 2015

Durham gain victory with 2 late goals


Durham’s hope of progress dented


Disappointment for Durham

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