Fri, 11 Feb | Sheffield United Academy

SUFC GK Wars [U12-U14]

Hosted by Sheffield United Academy GK coaches, we are running a competitive 'Goalkeeper Wars' tournament, for ages U12-U14 on Friday 11th February.
SUFC GK Wars [U12-U14]

Time & Location

11 Feb, 17:00 – 18:45
Sheffield United Academy, Firshill Cres, South Yorkshire, Sheffield S4 7DR, UK

About the Event

This event is for players in the age groups U12, U13 or U14 for the 2021/22 season only!

Venue: Sheffield United Academy (S4 7DR)

Surface: Astroturf (indoor)

Price: £25 (including free pair of GWK gloves)

Required: Astoturf boots, gloves, drink

Time: 4.45pm arrival, start @ 5:00pm until 6:45pm

Spectators: Side of pitch spectator zone available

Registration upon arrival, followed by a short presentation of rules & format. Please arrive promptly at the given arrival time.


The tournament is singular (1 vs 1). 

Players randomly drawn into groups of 6 goalkeepers.

Players will compete in a league style format, playing each other player once.

Top 2 = progress into Gold finals

Middle 2 = progress into Silver finals

Bottom 2 = progress into Bronze finals

There will then be a knockout format to reach a winner from each finals group.

Pitch size: 20yards x 16yards. 

Goal size: 16ft x 6ft (U12/13) 24ft x 8ft (U14).

Games will last 2 minutes with a 1 minute turn-around rest period.

The event is being run by Sheffield United FC academy goalkeeper coaches, and the event will be watched by Sheffield United FC scouts. All coaches have UEFA/FA coaching qualifications and are all first aid / safeguarding trained.

*Free pair of gloves can be redeemed using the voucher code sent out after confirmation of ticket purchase. The gloves must be purchased online through our website and are not available for pick up on the night.

  • U12 Ticket
  • U13 Ticket
  • U14 Ticket

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