Football Festival at Sandbach United

Wed 17th April 2019 | Sandbach United
By Ian Templeman

Sandbach United Football Club is holding its 16th annual Football Festival on 18th and 19th May 2019.

The event is being held at Sandbach Community Football Centre, will be affiliated with the Cheshire Football Association and matches will be refereed by FA qualified Referees.


Game formats will either match current formats or in some cases, are the next year's format for teams in transition. The tournament structure aims to maximise the playing time within the limits set by the FA.

The U7 and U8 tournaments will be held in accordance with FA rules and will be non-competitive. All players will receive a medal and a trophy will be awarded for the team considered to be the most sporting, skilful and fair.


Players entering in the Tournament must be registered for season 2018/19 in accordance with their respective League Rules. Players signed with an Academy or School of Excellence are not eligible.


Tournaments by age group:

Current Age Group Tournament Format Max Squad Size Date – Time Entry Fee
U7 5v5 8 Saturday 18th May - 9am £45
U8 7v7 11 Saturday 18th May - 1pm £45
U9 7v7 11 Sunday 19th May - 9am £60
U10 7v7 11 Sunday 19th May - 1pm £60
U11 9v9 13 Saturday 18th May - 9am £70
U12 11v11 15 Saturday 18th May - 1pm £70
U13 11v11 15 Sunday 19th May - 9am £70
U14 11v11 15 Sunday 19th May - 1pm £70



Please complete an entry form, which can be downloaded from our website or collected from the club. Please ensure that you include your Club Affiliation Number as entries cannot be accepted without this.

Entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis. The closing date for entries is 30th April 2019.

If you require any further information, please email 

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