Our development tournaments follow our professional tournament giving grassroot clubs the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of their professional peers.

The tournaments are open to all clubs in the specified age groups who wish to partake. Development teams can be a year older than the professional teams to support competition.  You must be a U7/U8/U9/U10/U11/U12 team to qualify.


U7’s: Sat 26th January 2019
U8’s: Sat 23rd February 2019
U9’s: Sat 30th March 2019
U10’s: Sat 27th April 2019
U11’s: Sat 18th May 2019
U12’s: Sat 22nd June 2019


U7’s: Format 5 v 5
U8’s: Format 6 v 6
U9’s: Format 7 v 7
U10’s: Format 7 v 7
U11’s: Format 8 v 8
U12’s: Format 9 v 9


Players eligibility (born from to):

U7 – 01.09.2011 to 31.08.2012
U8 – 01.09.2010 to 31.08.2011
U9 – 01.09.2009 to 31.08.2010
U10 – 01.09.2008 to 31.08.2009
U11 – 01.09.2007 to 31.08.2008
U12 – 01.09.2006 to 31.08.2007


Sheffield United Football Club Youth Academy
Firshill Crescent
S4 7DR


To express your interest in participating in the Development tournament, please fill in the information below.

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