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LONDON CUP 2019
FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

Minis (U7-U10) - July 26th & 27th 2019
Boys (U11-U19) - July 25th - 28th 2019
Girls (U14/U16) - July 26th & 27th 2019

The capital city is where the UKs most exciting football festival takes place in 2019. Teams from all over the globe took part in 2018, including: USA, Canada, Thailand, Germany, Morocco, India, Uganda, Switzerland and of course, the UK.

Our fantastic accommodation choices are designed to suit all budgets, and the draw of the bustling nation’s capital is enough to add a tinge of excitement to this festival of football.

Dates

25th - 28th July

Playing Days

25th - 28th

Location

London, UK

Accommodation

University, Hotel

Ages

U7 - U19

Price

Please contact

Tournament Venue

Set in the leafy west London suburb of Uxbridge, Brunel university is a venue befitting an event of the London Cups stature. The university boasts world class sporting facilities that are regularly used by professional teams as they prepare for upcoming events, recently the complex has welcomed the Jacksonville Jaguars, Jamaican athletics squad as well as the French rugby team.

Venue Facilities

With the London cup using more than twenty pitches (grass and 3G) all set within the university grounds, and travelling teams also accommodated on site, this is the perfect venue for a mini and junior tournament.

The tournament will be co-ordinated from the new £1.2 million sports pavilion, with fixtures planned for four days there will be a cornucopia of football for you to be part of. Take this opportunity to be part of a truly international football tournament played on some of the best sporting facilities in the world.

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Example Tour Itinerary

TOUR START
DAY 1

Wednesday 24th July

After months of fundraising, arranging tour kits and generally getting excited, it’s time to embark on your football tour.

Whether you are travelling by land, sea or air you will arrive in London and check in to your accommodation base. Having settled into your room it’s time to explore your surroundings and familiarise yourself with all that London has to offer.

In the evening, you will be warmly welcomed at the opening ceremony where you can mingle with teams from around the World and scope out the opposition for the days ahead.

DAY 2

Thursday 25th July

It’s time for the team to shine as the Inaugural London Cup kicks off at the fantastic Brunel University playing fields.

If you’re staying at one of our hotels then your tour shuttle bus will collect your group to ensure you arrive at the festival site in plenty of time for your teams first kick-off. If you chose to stay at our University accommodation your group will take the short walk to the playing fields.

Thursday and Friday will see the U11 to U19 Boys and the U12, U14 and U19 Girls compete in the pool stages of the competition, while the rest of the group soak up the unique atmosphere of a miTour event.

Once your games for the day are finished, the shuttle bus will take you back to your hotel, or you’ll take the short walk back to your University accommodation where you are free to explore the sights and sounds of London.

DAY 3

Friday 26th July

Friday sees the U11 to U19 Boys and the U12, U14 and U19 Girls continue their pool stage matches of the competition.

Enjoy the evening at your accommodation base or visit one of the many London landmarks.

DAY 4

Saturday 27th July

Saturday sees the U7 to U10s Boys and Girls teams joins the competition with their group matches kicking off.

For the U11 to U19 Boys and the U12, U14 and U19 Girls it’s time to get serious as the knockout matches commence.

DAY 5

Sunday 28th July

Sunday is finals day for all participants where the champions will be crowned.

The U7 to U10s Boys and Girls teams will join the U11 to U19 Boys and the U12, U14 and U19 Girls, taking part in knockout matches to determine the winners. After your final game of the tournament all teams will take part in a presentation where you will receive your medal and trophy for the winners!

Then you’ll head back to your accommodation base for your final night in London.

DAY 6

Monday 29th July

Sadly, it’s time to say goodbye and to the make your way back home with memories of your visit to London that will last a lifetime!

TOUR END

Tournament Rules & Regulations

U7 (Mixed) - Born 1.9.2011 or later - 5 v 5
U8 (Mixed) - Born 1.9.2010 or later - 5 v 5
U9 (Mixed) - Born 1.9.2009 or later - 7 v 7
U10 (Mixed) - Born 1.9.2008 or later - 7 v 7
U11 (Boys) - Born 1.9.2007 or later - 9 v 9
U12 (Boys) - Born 1.9.2006 or later - 9 v 9
U13 (Boys) - Born 1.9.2005 or later - 11 v 11
U14 (Boys) - Born 1.9.2004 or later - 11 v 11
U15 (Boys) - Born 1.9.2003 or later - 11 v 11
U16 (Boys) - Born 1.9.2002 or later - 11 v 11
U19 (Boys) - Born 1.9.1999 or later - 11 v 11
U14 (Girls) - Born 1.9.2004 or later - 9 v 9
U16 (Girls) - Born 1.9.2002 or later - 11 v 11

U7 & U8 - 10 mins per half
U9 & U10 - 12 mins per half
U11, U12 & U14G - 25 mins per half
U13 to U15 - 30 mins per half
U16, U19 & U16G - 35 mins per half

  • 5 v 5
  • 30 x 20 to 40 x 30 yards pitch size
  • 12 x 6 feet goals
  • Size 3 ball
  • No offside
  • All free-kicks are direct
  • Goalkeepers cannot handle a ball played to them by a team mate, whether passed or thrown
  • Penalties are awarded for a foul in the penalty area
  • Throw ins can be restarted with an underarm throw if preferred
  • Goal kicks can be taken from any point inside the penalty area
  • Retreat line rule - Opposition players must retreat to their own half at goal-kicks, the team in possession can restart the game prior to the opposition retreating if they so wish
  • Opposition players must retreat 5 yards at corners, free-kicks and kick-offs
  • 7 v 7
  • 50 x 30 to 60 x 40 yards pitch size
  • 12 x 6 feet goals
  • Size 3 ball (U9) & size 4 ball (U10)
  • Playing rules same as U7 & U8 except:
  • Roll ins are not permitted
  • No retreat line
  • 9 v 9
  • 70 x 40 to 80 x 50 yards pitch size
  • 16 x 7 feet goals
  • Size 4 ball
  • Playing rules same as U9 & U10 except:
  • Introduction of off-side rule
  • Opposition must retreat 7 yards at kick-off & 10 yards for corners and free-kicks
  • 11 v 11
  • 90 x 50 to 100 x 60 yards pitch size
  • 21 x 7 feet goals
  • Size 4 ball
  • Playing rules:
  • Standard laws of the game
  • 11 v 11
  • 90 x 50 to 110 x 70 yards pitch size
  • 24 x 8 feet goals
  • Size 5 ball
  • Playing rules:
  • Standard laws of the game
  • 11 v 11
  • 100 x 50 to 130 x 100 yards pitch size
  • 24 x 8 feet goals
  • Size 5 ball
  • Playing rules:
  • Standard laws of the game

Planning to stay longer?

Speak to your travel specialist today about extending your stay, we can arrange all of your travel, accommodation and exciting excursions and trips!

Optional Excursions

London Tour

Tour of London

The London Eye

Ride the London Eye

Wembley Stadium

Take a Tour of Wembley Stadium

London Theatre

Visit One of London's Famous Theatres

Afternoon Tea at the Ritz

Afternoon Tea at the Ritz?

London Harrods

Shopping at Harrods

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