The FA People's Cup
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FA People's Cup 2019

Check out all the details, FAQs and a guide to this year's FA People's Cup

Friday 12 Apr 2019

The 2019 FA People’s Cup, England’s largest and most inclusive small-sided competition, has reached the Finals stage.

This year’s competition saw over 4000 teams compete at 240+ venues around the country as the first round kicked-off in February.

Following the Semi-Finals in March, the category winners from across the country will now compete at the national football centre – St. George’s Park, on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April.

We’re wishing everyone who is competing the best of luck for the Finals and we hope you have an enjoyable experience during the FA People’s Cup.

Please remember to respect your opponents, officials, venue staff and spectators – however if you have any issues or queries please contact us directly at

Below is a full rundown on The Finals schedule, along with tournament rules and other useful information.

Remember to get involved on social media and share your highlights of the FA People’s Cup with our #FAPeoplesCup hashtag.

Read all of our FAQs.

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Matches will be contested on 3G artificial pitches, playing to lines, not walls which may have been the case in previous rounds. Please note that players will only be permitted to compete wearing shin pads and either astro-turf footwear or boots that have moulded studs (round and rubber only).

The Finals format will be the same as the semi-finals, with group games leading to a knockout phase to crown the winners of each category of The FA People’s Cup 2019.

Group fixtures will be played across three pitches (Pitch 2 and 7a) and the Futsal hall for the college category. The semi-finals and Finals will be played on the indoor 3G Sir Alf Ramsey Pitch, streamed live nationally by the BBC.

Changing rooms and lockers are available on a first come first serve basis – please do not bring valuables and leave at your own risk.

It is advised that all teams must arrive one hour prior to the session start time in order to complete final match day registration and attend any briefings.

There is parking at St. George’s Park, free of charge, however this is on a first come-first served basis, so please car share where possible. Stewards will direct you to the necessary areas upon arrival. Find out more information on St. George’s Park and directions of how to get there.

There will be refreshments available for purchase throughout the weekend. Please bring cash in case card facilities are unavailable. You are however free to bring your own refreshments but please note that alcohol is not permitted and will be confiscated if found.

Read our full list of FAQs.

Remember to share your experience of The FA People’s Cup via the #FAPeoplesCup hashtag.

If you have any issues about your event, please email us on

In the case of emergency, please contact 0800 169 1863 extension 4328

By FA Staff