Irish Grassroots Football Tournaments

Easter Football 2012

Easter is always a great time for football tournaments and thousands of kids, parents, grandparents, sisters, brothers, aunties, uncles,  and coaches will be preparing themslves for footabll tournaments all over Ireland the UK and parts of Europe. What makes this time of year so special is that young footballers will experience there first trip away.


The best one in Ireland this year has to be the 4th Annual St.Kevin’s Boys Club International Tournament which gets underway at Shanowen Road from April 6th to April 8th. Celtic FC, West Brom, Brondby, Sporting Braga, Arsenal and hosts St.Kevins Boys all taking part. You won’t find a better tournament anywhere in the country with such outstanding international teams.

Click on this link for the list of fixtures

Manchester 2012

Away from home and just across the water is the 2nd Annual DBSports Cup. The Sports Ball Easter Tournament which runs from March 31st to April 3 for u8s to u11s and April 3rd to April 6th for u12s to u15s. DBSports will have over 15 teams travelling from Ireland and another 15 coming from all over the UK and Poland. St, Francis, Shelbourne, Lucan United, Cabinteely Boys,  Avenue United (Ennis) and Ardmore Rovers (Wicklow) from Ireland. from the UK: Manchester City, Arsenal Schools, Stockport County and Stoke City to name a few.

Tournament are great for kids, everyone get a game, plenty of football, great for team bounding and the players get lots of touches of the ball over the few days and not forgetting the parents, who get a holiday too!

Plenty of football to look forward to this Easter. Let me know if you’re team is going to a tournament and hats off to all the coaches who give up so much of there free time  to coach and nurture kids all over this great Island of our and around the world.



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