FA Youth Cup
July 4, 2015
The dates for the 2015/16 season are beginning to take shape.
This applies to the Academy Under 18 side as well as the first team squad.
The first set of dates announced for the Youth side are the FA Youth Cup.
This competition takes priority over ALL Other Youth matches throughout the season ahead.
SEASON 2015/16 Football Youth Cup Key Dates
DATES OF ROUNDS
Qualifying Round Ties – Must only be played in the week commencing:-
First Round Qualifying -Monday 21 September 2015
Second Round Qualifying – Monday 5 October 2015
Third Round Qualifying – Monday 19 October 2015
Competition Proper – Ties to be played by the closing date:-
First Round Proper – Saturday 7 November 2015
Second Round Proper – Saturday 21 November 2015
Third Round Proper – Saturday 19 December 2015
Fourth Round Proper – Saturday 16 January 2016
Fifth Round Proper – Saturday 6 February 2016
Sixth Round Proper – Saturday 27 February 2016
Semi Final 1 Saturday – 19 March 2016
Semi Final 2 Saturday – 9 April 2016
Two legged Final – To Be Confirmed.
AGE GROUP BRACKETS
Players eligible to take part must have reached the age of 15 years by midnight on 31 August of the current season and not reached the age of 18 years as at midnight on 31 August of the current season. (For Season 2015-2016 a player must have been born on or after 1 September 1997 and before 1 September 2000).
The FA Youth Cup Competition takes priority over all other games with the exception of home first team commitments.