The NPL Football Academy are delighted to announce that the inaugural ‘NPLFA Cup’ Final is to be held at the Bet365 Stadium home of Premier League club Stoke City.
NPLFA officials are delighted to have such a prestigious venue for their first ever cup final. “For the students to get an opportunity such as this is fantastic. The whole experience will be breathtaking for them from the changing rooms through to the magnificent stadium and pitch along with after match hospitality” said an NPLFA official who added, “We wanted to keep increasing the standards of the programme which has only been running for 18 months after a successful pilot scheme and grown rapidly. We feel this competition and the final venue will provide an occasion both unique, aspiring and something to remember for the students”
It will not just be the players and management that will enjoy the day but also the parents, families, friends and the whole of the NPLFA football family who will be able to watch this special occasion.
The final will take place on Sunday 28th May 2017 with a 10.30am kick off.
To find out more about the ‘NPLFA Cup’ keep in touch via our website www.nplfa.co.uk and all our social media platforms.
The competition draw will be announced on Wednesday 22nd February. Round one will consist of twelve teams playing a two legged tie home and away where the winners will join a further two sides – who will receive a first round bye – in the quarter finals.
There are more exciting events to be announced so please keep in touch with the fastest growing education and football academy programme in the UK.