Futures Cup 2018 - Event Details

Futures Cup
The Futures Cup is the pinnacle of the Player Pathway and for many of the players it will be their first experience of an intense tournament-style competition on this scale. Each region will battle it out in their respective age groups for a chance to be crowned the champion.

Futures Cup infographic

Spectator Information

Date : Wednesday 22 - Saturday 25 August 

Venue: Oaklands College, St Albans, Hatfield Road, AL4 0JA

Entry to watch the futures cup is free of charge and parking will be available for spectators at Oaklands College in the designated spectator car parks, also free of charge. 

Oaklands Map

Programmes for the event will be available to purchase on the day for £3.50 (cash only).

There are food stands in the spectators village, with a bar upstairs in the main building (cash only)

Merchandise

merchandise

England Hockey merchandise stand will be selling a range of England Hockey and Futures Cup merchandise at the event. This year we will be selling Limited Edition Spectators tops (£10.00) (cash only on the day), you can pre order here.

Payment and collection will be at the merchandise stand at the Futures Cup from 22 August, any queries email player.pathway@englandhockey.co.uk

Follow the Futures Cup build up and weekend via our social media channels. Get involved by using the hashtag #FuturesCup

To follow all the action, stats and player numbers click here!

Photography

Team and action photos will be taken by “Take that Photo”, these can be bought via their website or on event. Any spectators wishing to take photographs need to register prior the event at the information point on arrival. 

Universities Day

On 22 August Universities from across the UK will be visiting Futures Cup to talk to parents and players. This will be located in the sports hall at Oaklands College from 10am – 6pm.

DiSE (Diploma in Sporting Excellence)

Following Futures Cup, players born between 01/09/01 and 31/08/02, who are not selected into the England U18 training squad, will be offered the opportunity to enrol onto the Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE).
Eligible players will be invited to attend a presentation during Futures Cup. A parents and guardians presentation will be held on Saturday 25th of August at 12:45pm and 3:45pm at Oaklands College. For more information on what DiSE offers, please click here.

Schedule

22nd August

Pitch A

 

 

 

 

22nd August

Pitch B

 

 

 

1

14:00

MERCIA LYNX

v

SAXON TIGERS

U15G

1

14:00

CELTIC JAGUARS

v

SAXON TIGERS

U15B

2

16:00

SAXON TIGERS

v

MERCIA LYNX

U17G

2

16:00

SAXON TIGERS

v

WESSEX LEOPARDS

U17B

3

18:00

WESSEX LEOPARDS

v

CELTIC JAGUARS

U15G

3

18:00

WESSEX LEOPARDS

v

MERCIA LYNX

U15B

4

20:00

WESSEX LEOPARDS

v

CELTIC JAGUARS

U17G

4

20:00

CELTIC JAGUARS

v

MERCIA LYNX

U17B

 

REST DAY

PENNINE PUMAS

 

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

U15G

 

REST DAY

PENNINE PUMAS

 

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

U15B

 

PENNINE PUMAS

 

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

U17G

 

PENNINE PUMAS

 

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

U17B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23rd August

Pitch A

 

 

 

 

23rd August

Pitch B

 

 

 

1

12:00

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

v

WESSEX LEOPARDS

U15B

1

12:00

PENNINE PUMAS

v

WESSEX LEOPARDS

U15G

2

14:00

CELTIC JAGUARS

v

PENNINE PUMAS

U17B

2

14:00

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

v

WESSEX LEOPARDS

U17G

3

16:00

PENNINE PUMAS

v

CELTIC JAGUARS

U15B

3

16:00

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

v

MERCIA LYNX

U15G

4

18:00

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

v

SAXON TIGERS

U17B

4

18:00

PENNINE PUMAS

v

SAXON TIGERS

U17G

 

REST DAY

MERCIA LYNX

 

SAXON TIGERS

U15B

 

REST DAY

CELTIC JAGUARS

 

SAXON TIGERS

U15G

 

WESSEX LEOPARDS

 

MERCIA LYNX

U17B

 

MERCIA LYNX

 

CELTIC JAGUARS

U17G

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24th August 

Pitch A

 

 

 

 

24th August 

Pitch B

 

 

 

1

10:00

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

v

CELTIC JAGUARS

U17G

1

10:00

MERCIA LYNX

v

PENNINE PUMAS

U17B

2

12:00

SAXON TIGERS

v

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

U15G

2

12:00

MERCIA LYNX

v

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

U15B

3

14:00

CELTIC JAGUARS

v

PENNINE PUMAS

U15G

3

14:00

SAXON TIGERS

v

PENNINE PUMAS

U15B

4

16:00

MERCIA LYNX

v

PENNINE PUMAS

U17G

4

16:00

WESSEX LEOPARDS

v

CALEDONIAN COUGARS

U17B

 

REST DAY

MERCIA LYNX

 

WESSEX LEOPARDS

U15G

 

REST DAY

CELTIC JAGUARS

 

WESSEX LEOPARDS

U15B

 

SAXON TIGERS

 

WESSEX LEOPARDS

U17G

 

SAXON TIGERS

 

CELTIC JAGUARS

U17B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25th August

Pitch A

 

 

 

 

25th August

Pitch B

 

 

 

1

08:30

5th/6th Playoff

U15B

1

08:30

5th/6th Playoff

U15G

2

10:30

5th/6th Playoff

U17B

2

10:30

5th/6th Playoff

U17G

3

12:30

3rd/4th Playoff 

U15B

3

12:30

3rd/4th Playoff 

U15G

4

14:30

FINAL

U15B

4

14:30

FINAL

U15G

5

16:45

3rd/4th Playoff 

U17B

5

16:45

3rd/4th Playoff 

U17G

6

19:00

FINAL

U17B

6

19:00

FINAL

U17G