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A big thank you to all of the girls who attended the open trials across two nights. It was great to see so many girls playing football at a high standard.

Progressing on from these trials the following girls have been invited back for the next round of trials on Tuesday 5th July and Thursday 7th July from 4.15 until 6pm at Consett Academy.

Eden Alderson, Macy Bangura, Eva Baxter, Lily Jean Clark, Olivia Clark-Barkess, Jessica Clayton, Emma Cook, Lucy Cuthbertson, Katie Dunn, Brooke Easton, Alesha Flores-Milan, Annabel Guest, Honey Haddlesey, Chloe Harkness, Amber Holt, Freyja Hood, Hannah Hutchinson, Chloe Jackson, Amelie Jones, Beth Lowden, Mia Maddison-Neal, Lily Mae Middleton, Evie Page, Millie Richardson, Annalise Rigney, Antonia Robertson, Amber Robinson, Anna Rowntree, Neve Sewell, Sophie Slasnor, Sienna Small, Beth Stewart, Sadie Stewart, Evie Stoker, Grace Stubbs, Ellen Swan, Ellie Tilney, Willa Twaddle, Layla Vickers, Emily Webb, Eve Webster, Caitlin Weild, Teigan Wilson,  Lucy Wright, Aleeza Zulquarnain.


Congratulations to Bishop Aukland SFA on winning ths ESFA U15 District Boys' Champions' Cup Plate Final.

Final Score Maidstone 2 Bishop Auckland 4


ESFA are planning to stage a Disability Festival at Washington Hub on 30th June 2022 and are looking for teams to participate.

  • Name of competition: ESFA Secondary PAN Disability Football – North Regional Festival
  • Age Group: Years 7 to 10 (mixed, but not mandatory)
  • Player Eligibility: Pan disability football refers to competition between teams comprised of individuals with differing impairments, playing together, regardless of the limitations in play. Wheelchair users and blind players should play impairment-specific football. Teams from mainstream or special schools permitted.
  • Squad size: 7-a-side (squad of 10)
  • Further details about the Festival and how to enter are available from Mari Fernandes at ESFA.
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DCSFA are looking for sponsors to allow the association to continue providing excellent football opportunities for male and female players in the schools, academies and colleges across the County from primary through to tertiary.

If you are interested in sponsoring any of the activities that we provide please read the information letter using this link (information) or contact


Greater Manchester 1 Durham 2

Durham came from behind to win the NCSFA U14 Girls Competition for the first time. Greater Manchester took an early lead their initial play deserved. Durham then began to get a foothold in the game hitting the crossbar twice before a merited equaliser 3 minutes from half time from Ellen-Marie Atkinson.

The second half continued to be evenly contested. Durham, within the space of a minute, had two attempts on goal resulting in the Greater Manchester goalkeeper making two excellent saves. Durham edged ahead in the 54th minute when Eva Mysleyko hit the bar, but Lucy Wells reacted quickly to poke the ball home. With 10 minutes remaining Durham were indebted to Eva Bewicke who came to Durham's rescue when, covering on the line, she headed clear.

Durham were able to play out the final minutes to secure a well-earned victory.

Credit must go to both teams for producing an excellent final.

Durham's NCSFA winning squad was Ellen-Marie Atkinson, Jessica Barker, Eva Bewicke, Daisy Clarke, Grace Collinson, Darcey Dixon, Amelia Gate, Chloe Jackson, Amelia Kirkup, Ellen Kirkup, Eva Mysleyko, Charlotte Pegram, Abbie Richardson, Neve Sewell, Freya Sinclair and Lucy Wells.

NCSFA U14G Final: Click on thumbnail to view larger image then use PREVIOUS key to return.



The result of the final match preparing for next season was Durham 1 Cleveland 0 with a second half goal from Nathan Conroy (Chester-le-Street) clinching the victory.

Durham previously took two teams to play North Yorkshire for the Clare Graham Trophy and were victorious in both games with one team winning 6-0 and the other 3-2.

In the third match of the series between Durham and North Yorkshire for the Clare Graham Trophy it was the visitors who this game by 4 goals to 2. However, Durham won the the trophy on the aggregate score.


Northumberland 3 Durham 2 (Katy Watson, Ellie Wise)

Northumberland got off to an excellent start by scoring in the 3rd minute. Durham worked their way back into the game and equalised in the 24th minute through Katy Watson. Northumberland regained the lead 6 minutes after the interval. Durham had an opportunity to be on level terms in the 63rd minute when they were awarded a penalty but the resultant kick hit the post. However, the visitors did equalise 7 minutes later through Ellie Wise. The home team scored the decisive winner with 4 minutes remaining.

The girls on both teams can be immensely proud of the way they played thus providing the spectators with an entertaining, skilful and highly competitive game. This match was a great advertisement for girls' football.


Durham 3 North Yorkshire 1 -- Durham are the inaugural winners of this trophy. Matthew Ward scored a hat trick for Durham.



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