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Grange Academy FA People's Cup Story

Football SuccessGrange Academy Football Squad – FA People’s Cup Under 16’s

January 2016 – Grange Academy entered the FA People’s Cup Under 16’s competition.

Opening Rounds

The opening rounds were at Beds FA headquarters, Dunstable – 5 matches were played against Bedfordshire schools.

Grange Academy won the qualifying rounds.

Regional Finals

Date:  28th February 2016 

Venue:  Play Football, Luton

Grange Academy played 4 matches and were through to the National Finals of the FA People’s Cup

Final of the FA People’s Cup

Date:  20th March 2016

Venue:  Goals, Sheffield

Competition information: 8 teams were split into two groups.

                                        The winner of each group competed in the final.

Grange Academy played 3 matches

  • Grange Academy vs Oadby and Wigston, Leicestershire 3-2
  • Grange Academy vs Sheffield Wednesday 5-0
  • Grange Academy vs Coventry City 1-1

GRANGE ACADEMY QUALIFIED FOR THE FINAL!!!

FINAL:

Grange Academy vs Beds FA County Rep Team 4-4

Penalty score: 3-2

GRANGE ACADEMY WON THE FA PEOPLE’S CUP UNDER 16 DISABILTY CUP!!!

It is noteworthy that 300 teams entered and Grange Academy were victorious!

What now?

The team have tickets for the FA cup final at Wembley on 21st May 2016.

The team will be presented the cup at half time.

Luton FC website - article when the Mayor visited Grange Academy

Click here to see the Bedford Times and Citizen article

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