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Year 5/6 Mixed Football Pokemon Cup Returns with a Bang!

The Hunts School Sports Partnership hosted it’s first Mixed Football event since 2019 with the return of the Year 5/6 English Schools Football Association (ESFA) Pokemon Cup tournament. The national pathway event proved to be extremely popular with Huntingdonshire Schools, with 21 teams and almost 200 children travelling to One Leisure St Ives Outdoor Centre on Tuesday 22nd November.

The teams were initially split into 6 pools, 4 for the A Team Competition and 2 for the B Team Competition, with each school playing all teams in their group to determine their group position and ultimately who they would face in the first round of placing games. There was some amazing football on show and plenty of close matches which resulted in the the group positions being tightly contested, and on multiple occasions coming down to goal difference and on one instance the flip of a coin.

As the light faded every school progressed to an additional two placing rounds to decide their final event position.

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The results:

A Team competition.

Joint 1st – Westfield Junior School and Crosshall Junior School

Joint 3rd – Brampton Village Primary School and Bury CofE Primary School

Westfield A

Bury A

B Team Competition.

1st – Westfield Junior School

2nd – Somersham Primary School

3rd – Crosshall Junior School

Westfield B

Somersham B

A huge thank you to  all the schools that attended and make sure an excellent event.

1. Brampton Village Primary School

2. Brington CofE Primary School

3. Bury CofE Primary School

4. Bushmead Primary School

5. Crosshall Junior School

6. Holme CofE Primary School

7. Holywell CofE Primary School

8. Houghton Primary School

9. Offord Primary School

10. Somersham Primary School

11. St Helen’s Primary School

12. Stilton CofE Primary School

13. Warboys Primary Academy

14. Westfeild Junior School

15. Winhills Primary School


Special mention to our Year 9 Sports Leaders from Hinchingbrooke School who took on refereeing and scoring responsibilities ably throughout the event. We look forward to seeing you continue your Football refereeing journey at future HSSP events and in the community.

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