Draw made for inaugural Southampton Cup

By SFC Media Mon 26 Jun Southampton Cup

The live draw of the inaugural Southampton Cup took place at St Mary’s Stadium on Tuesday 20th June 2017.

The tournament sees some of the best academies come together to compete for the first ever Southampton Cup trophy. Joining these academies are other youth clubs from across the Globe, who will compete in the Premier section of the tournament.

The draw, which took place at 6pm, saw Chelsea paired with Porto in which will be one of the standout ties of the tournament.

The tournament gets underway on Saturday 5th August with a welcoming parade at St Mary’s Stadium with matches starting on Sunday 6th August.

The Isle of Man COE will also be relishing the chance to take on two of the top Clubs in the world as they are also drawn in same group as Chelsea and Porto.

The reaction from the draw from all teams was very positive. Scott Heald, assistant manager of Mansfield Town who watched the draw live said ‘The draw was fantastic and the boys cannot wait to travel down’.

The full draw can be seen below, with dates and times of fixtures to be confirmed:

Girls Premier U14 Competition

Portsmouth Ladies
AFC Portchester
Saints Foundation Girls
BTC Southampton

Girls Premier U16 Competition

Winchester and District Girls Football League
Merley Cobham
Pittsburgh Saints
Saints Foundation Girls

Girls Academy U16 Competition

Manchester City
Pittsburgh Saints
Swansea City

Boys Premier U12 Competition (Group A)

Colden Common Youth
New Forest Soccer Academy
Salisbury Youth
Hythe & Dibden Youth

Group B

QK Southampton
Champion Sport Group
Oakwood Youth

Boys Premier U14 Competition (Group A)

Kelowna United U13
Champion Sport Group
Saints Kicks
Sholing Youth

Group B

Kelowna United U14
Salisbury Youth
Chelsea RTC
Southampton (Devon)

Boys Academy U12 Competition (Group A)

Brighton & Hove Albion
Plymouth Argyle
AFC Bournemouth

Group B

West Ham United
FC Nordjaelland
Mansfield Town

Boys Academy U14 Competition (Group A)

GNK Dinamo Zagreb

Group B

FC Porto
Football Kenya Federation
Isle of Man COE

Group C

Southampton (London)
Real Club Deportivo La Coruna
Plymouth Argyle

The tournament is set to grow next year with additional age groups being added. We are already experiencing high demand for 2018 and are urging all those interested to register their interest by completing the form here or by emailing southamptoncup@saintsfc.co.uk

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