Junior clubs from the UK and Europe to compete in 2018 PPG Cup
- 2018 PPG Cup to take place this weekend (2/3 June)
- Youngsters from Under-7s to Under-12s taking part
- Each child will walk away with a signed certificate by David Wagner
The 2018 PPG Cup takes place this weekend (2/3 June) with young teams from the UK and Europe vying to win the top prize.
Almost 100 teams from Under-7s to Under-12s have entered the two-day tournament, which is held at Huddersfield Town’s PPG Canalside Training.
On Saturday 2 June 2018, the Under-7, Under-8 and Under-9 teams will all compete, with the separate tournaments taking place at the following times:
Under-7s – Please arrive for 8.30am with the matches kicking off at 9am
Under-8s – Please arrive for 12 noon with the tournament kicking off at 12.30pm
Under-9s – Please arrive for 2.30pm with the matches kicking off at 3pm
On the following day (Sunday 3 June 2018), the Under-10s, Under-11s and Under-12s sides will then take part in the competition at the following times:
Under-10s – Please arrive for 8.30am with the matches kicking off at 9am
Under-11s – Please arrive for 12 noon with the tournament kicking off at 12.30pm
Under-12s – Please arrive for 2.30pm with the matches kicking off at 3pm
The PPG Cup will take the format of a six-a-side tournament for teams aged between seven and twelve, with first and second placed teams receiving medals and the winning team receiving a team trophy from a special Huddersfield Town guest!
Every player will also walk away with a certificate signed by Head Coach David Wagner.
This year’s tournament has attracted more interest than ever before, with it even attracted more interest from around Europe!
This summer will see the first young side outside of the UK take part as Danish Under-11s team Jægerspris IK (JIK) will travel to the Club’s Training Ground to contest in the competition.
Not only will the young sides have fun and play in competitive matches, they will be able to find out what it’s like to play at a Premier League Training Ground!
If you’re are attending the competition, which is held in association with Club Partner PPG, there will be refreshments available all day from the PPG Canalside kitchen which provides food for the First Team squad! In addition to the main event, there will be a wide variety of activities on the day to keep the whole family entertained.
Birstall-based PPG Architectural Coatings UK & Ireland, manufacturer of leading trade paint brands Johnstone’s Trade and Leyland Trade, is lending its support to the inaugural PPG Cup as part of its sponsorship of Huddersfield Town’s PPG Canalside training facility on Leeds Road.