Registration open for 2019 FA People’s Cup

The FA People’s Cup is back in 2019 and host registration is now open for colleges!

This is a great opportunity for colleges to get involved in England’s largest 5-a-side tournament.

There are 15 categories, of which Further Education was introduced for the first time last year and we would love to see students be a part of it again.

Watch this video from Joseph Chamberlain College in last year’s competition:

Please see summary information below. Full information can be found in the presentation below.


    • 11th – 24th February  2019             Round 1: Host your own college tournament
    • 20th March 2019                             Regional semi-finals: Venues TBC
    • 27th – 28th April 2019                     Finals: St Georges Park
    • Winners invited to Wembley Stadium to lift their trophy during half time of The FA Cup Final!

College requirements

  • Provide futsal facilities & equipment for round 1
  • Source workforce – Tournament Director, Referees & First Aid Cover
  • Recruit teams to sign up by private URL (provided by FA)

Player criteria

  • Must be enrolled on a course of study within the host college
  • Maximum of 2 players from Cat 1-3 per FA People’s Cup Team (male or female)
  • All players must be between 16-19 years old

Next steps

  • Read the attached presentation
  • To register your College to host the FA People’s Cup in 2019, please complete the survey in full (deadline 9th Nov):
  • Please note you will need to complete the survey in one go and cannot save the survey and come back to it.
  • A checklist of what you need to respond to the survey is provided in the PowerPoint.

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The FA People’s Cup comes to Further Education in line with The FA and Football Foundation £300,000 Futsal Fund