Match Previews: Youth Weekender

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May

Cumberland FA is excited to welcome you to the 2023-24 County Cup Weekender!

Starting on Saturday 11 May, we have two Mixed finals to look forward to, before the U12 and U14 Girls finals are decided on Sunday 12 May.

Well done to all eight teams on reaching this stage of the competition and good luck for the finals. We would also like to say a huge thank you to our hosts Keswick FC for once again hosting our Youth Weekender Finals!


Saturday 11 May @ Keswick FC

11am – U12 County Cup Final – Crusaders U12 Blue vs Workington Juniors U12 Reds

2pm – U14 County Cup Final – Stanwix Juniors U14 FC vs Windscale Juniors U14 Blues

Sunday 12 May @ Keswick FC

11am – U12 Girls Cup Final – Whitehaven AFC U11 Girls Blues vs Stanwix U12 Girls FC

2pm – U14 Girls Cup Final – Silloth Juniors U13 Girls vs Unisun Athletic JFC U14 Girls



Referee: Ben McDermott

Assistant Referees: Matthew McClean & Jak Little

Fourth Official: Thomas Doswell


Referee: Thomas Doswell

Assistant Referees: Matthew McClean & Jak Little

Fourth Official: Scott Taylor


Referee: Josie Wright

Assistant Referees: Lillias Hodgson & Izzy Scott-Lamont

Fourth Official: Jade Taylor


Referee: Jade Taylor

Assistant Referees: Lillias Hodgson & Izzy Scott-Lamont

Fourth Official: Josie Wright

Please note NO ALCOHOL, PYROTECHNICS OR FLARES are allowed to be brought into the ground and in line with FA regulations action will be taken against Club’s if this occurs


The programme includes some local football information, a message from our Chair, as well as team news ahead of the Finals!

Thanks to our partnership with Veo Camera, the Finals will be recorded with teams able to access the analysis tools following the fixture.

If you can’t attend the game, follow us on X @CumberlandFA and we will be providing updates.

Cumberland FA have teamed up with the British Heart Foundation to raise awareness of their fantastic work and promote the potentially lifesaving RevivR training across the Cumberland grassroots football community, as well as help raise vital funds for their groundbreaking research. You can also donate as part of Cumberland Football HERE


Crusaders U12 Blue

The Team have been together since u7 age, a great group of kids who work really hard and love playing football.

Workington Juniors U12 Reds

The team have been together throughout 23/24 season and is made up of under 11s and 12s from within the Club. Each season, the lads have developed allowing them to surpass all expectations. 

Stanwix Juniors U14 FC

The team was formed in Summer 2016 by Graeme Lupton and Mark Eagling and still has players involved from very first training session. The team has grown through the different game format sizes and has been successful winning a few trophies along the way.

Windscale Juniors U14 Blues

The team have been together since the age of 5 years old. In 2022-23 the team won the League and League cup without losing a game!

Whitehaven AFC U11 Girls Blues

The Whitehaven Amateurs U11 Blues formed as a team in 2019 and have competed in both the West Cumbria Youth Mixed and Girls Leagues over recent years. The girls are enjoying a great season so far leading up to their first County Cup Final. They finished in a respectable 3rd place in the WCYL girls league and also made a milestone achievement by reaching the WCYL Mixed League (Blue) Cup Final.

Stanwix U12 Girls FC

Manager Dean started the team when his daughter Holly wanted to play football for a girls’ team. 5 of the girls in the team today have been with us from the start with the rest of the girls joining at U10.

Silloth Juniors U13 Girls

The Silloth U13 girls were founded back in 2019 joining the West Cumbria Youth League. The team have worked hard over the last several years and continue to grow and evolve as a group, setting ourselves new targets and goals along the way.

Unisun Athletic JFC U14 Girls

The team has been playing since they were Under 9 and have won several pieces of silverware over the last 5 years including The Longhorn Youth League and Youth League Cup.

Read more in the programme that can be downloaded HERE.

Cumberland FA would like to wish all teams the best of luck in the Finals!

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