European Football Tournaments 2020

European Football Tournaments & Friendly Matches

One, two or three day football tournaments can be arranged - these are all very well organised with excellent facilities, and which one you choose really depends on your teams requirements. If you are a team that would like to play lots of football, then a two or three day tournament may be the option for you. If however your team would like to combine sightseeing and excursions with football matches then a one day tournament would give you more free time.

Friendly matches are an excellent way to combine meeting foreign opposition in a friendly relaxed atmosphere, but please make no mistake - the games are still very competitive, but with the added bonus of socialising with the team. Exciting tournaments, friendly fixtures the choice is yours and you can even include a combination of the two - it’s really up to you.
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Here is a small selection of some of the European tournaments on offer in 2020

 

Holland Cup
Date
Easter Weekend 11th & 12th April 2020
For Boys U9 to U19, Girls U12 to U19
Entrance Fee Entrance fee for 1 team is included. Each additional team £180

Attracts over 250 teams from 11 different countries and played on 4 fantastic sports parks in Almere, Holland.

Participating Countries:  Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, England, Scotland, Sweden Austria Belgium Czech Republic Denmark France Germany Italy Netherlands England Scotland Sweden

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Brabant Open 2020

Date
Easter Weekend 11th & 12th April 2020
For Boys U8 to U17, Girls U14 to U16
Entrance Fee Entrance fee for 1 team is included. Each additional team £180
Approx entries 150 Teams
It's going to be another action-packed Easter in Oss, with over 150 foreign teams checking in for the Brabant Open. The tournament is hosted by three clubs from around this friendly Brabant town. Each of them offers a beautiful, festively decorated sports ground with a nice, spacious clubhouse and of course fantastic pitches. The Brabant Open is a real festival of football with an intensive match schedule.

Participating Countries are:  Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland and England 
Belgium Denmark France Germany Netherlands England    Read more ...

Hanze Trophy

Date
Easter Weekend 11th & 12th April 2020
For Boys U10 to U15
Entrance Fee Entrance fee for 1 team is included. Each additional team £180
Approximate Entries 120 Teams

Played across 2 excellent venues in the region of Zwolle, Holland.  Since the start of thr tournament in 2003 the event has become one of thr most prestigious in the region.  All venues have a clubhouse serving food and drinks.

Participating Countries:  Belgium Denmark France Germany Netherlands Ireland Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Ireland, England  Read more...

Hasselt Cup
 

Date: Easter Weekend 11th & 12th April 2020
For: Boys Under 9 to Under 18
 
Entrance Fee:  Free Entrance fee for 1 team is included. Each additional team £180.
  Approx Teams Entered: 150 teams from 7 Countries

A fantastic tournament with entries from around 150 teams, and played at 2 sports complexes with good facilities situated at Hasselt in Belgium on the border with Holland. 
Participating countries are:  Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, England and Switzerland:  Belgium  Denmark France Germany  Netherlands England Switzerland   Read more ...

Sirene Cup (Suitable for teams staying at Oostduinkerke)

Date Easter Weekend 11th & 12th April 2020
For Boys Under 10 to Under 19
Entrance Fee Free Entrance fee for 1 team is included. Each additional team £180.
  Approx no. entries: 100 teams from 7 countries
   
Held in the largest sports park in Belgium - a 50 hectare sports park with more than 20 football pitches.

Participating Countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, England Austria Belgium Denmark France Germany Netherlands England  Read more...

 

Holland Easter Open - West and South (also suitable for Belgium tours)

Date
Easter Weekend 11th & 12th April 2020
For Boys & Girls All Ages
Entrance Fee Entrance fee for 1 team is included. Each additional team £290
The Holland Easter Open is a two-day international youth football tournament, for boys and girls. It has established itself as one of the largest tournaments in Holland and in the last couple of years the event has attracted teams from all over Europe and across the world including Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Sweden, Denmark, USA, Austria, Hungary,Russia, Italy, Spain and of course the Netherlands.
Tournament Venues:
Holland Easter Open West - Based at Sassenheim, the event is suitable for clubs staying at Zandvoort, De Eemhof, Amsterdam or Duinrell.

Holland Easter Open South - The football is played on 50 excellent grass pitches at ten different local football clubs in the Limburg area in the south of Holland. Suitable for teams staying at Valkenburg, Schin Op Guel, Molenheide, Ostappen Prinsenmeer, Vennenbos.

Tournament Format: On Saturday the group stage games will be played in groups of 4 teams. The top 2 teams in each group will go on to play in the A Plate finals on Sunday in groups of 4 teams. The Tournament goes to knock out stages after these group games.The bottom two teams from each group on Saturday will play in a B plate competition on Sunday and will follow the same format as the A Plate. It is expected that your team will play at least 6 qualifying group games over the course of the weekend. Please note this format may vary and will depend on number of entries in each age group.
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Dutch Soccer Youth Cup - Holland                                      Suitable for Center Parcs Port Zeeland , Zandvoort, & Duinrell

Date
Easter Weekend April 11th & 12th 2020 (Also at Spring Bank - see below)
For Boys U8 to U16
Entrance Fee Entrance fee for 1 team is included. Each additional team £290

In 201 there were 184 teams from 12 different countries, England, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg, China and the Netherlands.

Tournament Venue: This tournament will be held at 4 different sports facilities with a total of 16 soccer fields (grass and artificial). 
Tournament Format: On Saturday and Sunday your team will play at half-day sessions, you play at the morning or afternoon, your team can do other activities in addition to the tournament.

You can also have to play on Sunday at a different location, but the four locations are all within 10 to 15 minutes from each other..

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HSV Escamp - Holland

Date
Easter Weekend 11th & 12th April 2020
For Boys All Ages
Entrance Fee Free entry for for one team
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KRSV Vredenburch - Holland

Date
Easter Weekend 11th & 12th 2020
For Boys & Girls All Ages
Entrance Fee Free entry for for one team
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Juliana Cup

Date
Spring Bank Holiday Weekend 23rd & 24th May 2020
For Boys U8 to U16
Entrance Fee No supplementary charge

The Juliana Malden Cup is played in Malden (near Nijmegen), Gelderland.

Tournament Venue: Juliana Malden offers 5 grass pitches, 2 artificial pitches to be used over both days.
Tournament Format: Games will be played during the UK Bank Holidays, 23rd & 24th April 2020. Group games will be played on Saturday the 23rd, and the playoff and final games on Sunday the 24th. On Saturday as well as Sunday you will play half a day, either in the morning or afternoon, which gives you the opportunity to plan other activities.
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SV Laar - Holland (also suitable for Belgium tours)

Date
Spring Bank Holiday Weekend 23rd & 24th May 2020
For Boys U9 - U15
Entrance Fee Free entry for for one team
 
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Parkstad - Limburg Cup - Holland (also suitable for Belgium tours)

Date
Spring Bank Holiday Weekend 23rd & 24th May 2020
For Boys U9 - U15
Entrance Fee Free entry for for one team
 
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Dutch Soccer Youth Cup - Holland                                      Suitable for Center Parcs Port Zeeland , Zandvoort, & Duinrell

Date
Spring Bank Weekend 23rd & 24th May 2020
For Boys U8 to U16
Entrance Fee Entrance fee for 1 team is included. Each additional team £290

In 201 there were 184 teams from 12 different countries, England, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg, China and the Netherlands.

Tournament Venue: This tournament will be held at 4 different sports facilities with a total of 16 soccer fields (grass and artificial). 
Tournament Format: On Saturday and Sunday your team will play at half-day sessions, you play at the morning or afternoon, your team can do other activities in addition to the tournament.

You can also have to play on Sunday at a different location, but the four locations are all within 10 to 15 minutes from each other..

Click here for 2020 age groups and qualifying dates

Football Cup Barcelona - Spain

Date
18th & 19th April 2020
For Boys U8 U10 U12 U14
Entrance Fee No supplementary Cost
The tournament takes place over 2 days and follows a Champions league style format. Groups of 3/4 teams will play each other once, and the 1st, 2nd, 3rd/4th in each group will play each other in the final round. Groups of 4 teams will play each other once in the next stage and the 1st & 2nd in each group will enter the final knockout stages. This is your chance to take part in an exciting tournament.
Tournament Venue: Football Cup Barcelona Summer Cup is a two-day international youth football tournament, for boys and girls, held in the Salou and Cambrils area in the south of Barcelona. The football is played at a brand new football venue with four high quality natural grass pitches and three latest generation artificial grass fields.
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Costa Brava Maresme Cup - Spain

Date
14th to 17th April 2020 - 4 Days
For U10 to U19 Boys - U9 to U17 Girls
Entrance Fee No supplementary Cost
The tournament is organised by the clubs of FC Pineda & CF Santa Susanna, and is supported by the local council.
Tournament Venue: The games are played on artificial pitches in Pineda de Mar, Arenys de Munt, & Santa Susanna. All grounds are equipped with changing rooms and showers. Teams from Denmark, Finland, France and Germany participate, as well as UK and Spanish teams.
Tournament Format: Teams are normally placed into groups of 4, with the top two teams from each group progressing through to a knockout stage.
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Mediterranean Trophy - Spain

 
Date
5th to 8th April 2020
For 4 Days
Entrance Fee No supplementary Cost
The Mediterranean Trophy is one of the most prestigious Easter tournaments in Spain. This popular tournament starts with a fantastic opening ceremony in which teams parade through the city and into the stadium where all the National Anthems are played and culminates in a presentation that provides the perfect finale to the 4 days of football. The Mediterranean Trophy attracts teams from all over Europe and over 150 teams took part in 2017. Games are played on artificial pitches in Pineda de Mar, Arenys de Munt, Sant Vicenç de Montalt, S. Susanna, S. Pol, Mataró and Lloret de Mar. All stadia have changing rooms and showers.
Tournament Format: Teams are normally placed in groups of 4 with the top 2 teams progressing through to a knockout stage that usually features a Quarter final, Semi Final and Final.
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Copa Santa - Spain

Date
10th to 12th April 2020 - 3 Days
For Under 11 to Under 19 Boys
Entrance Fee No supplementary Cost
The tournament is organised by the clubs of FC Pineda & CF Santa Susanna, and is supported by the local council.
Tournament Venue: The games are played on artificial pitches in Pineda de Mar, Arenys de Munt, & Santa Susanna. All grounds are equipped with changing rooms and showers. Teams from Denmark, Finland, France and Germany participate, as well as UK and Spanish teams.
Tournament Format: Teams are normally placed into groups of 4, with the top two teams from each group progressing through to a knockout stage.
Click here for 2020 age groups and qualifying dates

Barcelona Football Festival - Salou - Spain

Date
Spring Bank Weekend 30th & 31st May 2020
For Boys U8 to U15
Entrance Fee No supplementary Cost
The tournament takes place over 2 days and follows a Champions league style format. Groups of 3/4 teams will play each other once, and the 1st, 2nd, 3rd/4th in each group will play each other in the final round. Groups of 4 teams will play each other once in the next stage and the 1st & 2nd in each group will enter the final knockout stages. This is your chance to take part in an exciting tournament.
Tournament Venue: The Barcelona Football Festival is a two-day international youth football tournament, for boys and girls, held in the Salou and Cambrils area in the south of Barcelona. The football is played at a brand new football venue with four high quality natural grass pitches and three latest generation artificial grass fields.
Click here for 2020 age groups and qualifying dates

Barcelona Summer Cup - Salou - Spain

Date
7th to 9th July 2020 - 3 Days
For Boys & Girls All Ages
Entrance Fee Free entry for for one team
The Barcelona Summer Cup is a four-day international youth football tournament, for boys and girls, held in the Salou and Cambrils area in the south of Barcelona.
Tournament Venue: The football is played at a brand new football venue with four high quality natural grass pitches and three latest generation artificial grass fields.
Tournament Format:  Each team will play at least 5 qualifying group games over the three days. Please note this format may vary and will depend on number of entries in each age group.  Each player receives a tournament medal with the four best teams of each group receiving a tournament trophy.  Best player, Top Scorer, and Best Goalkeeper also get a tournament trophy.
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Audruicq Tournament - France

Date
12th & 13th April 2020
For Boys All Ages
Details Located near Calais, the Audruicq tournament is an established 2 day tournament which regularly attracts teams from all over Europe, including Holland, Spain, Germany & the UK.

Teams can expect to play at least 4 or 5 matches over the two days on a great standard of pitches.

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Hageland Cup - Belgium

Date
Spring Bank Weekend 23rd & 24th May 2020
For Boys U8 to U16
Recommended for teams at Molenheide, Center Parcs de Vossemeren, Prinsenmeer, Valkenburg & Schin op Geul.
One free team registration per club.
Details During the last few years the tournament has attracted teams from Belgium, Holland, Germany, UK & Ireland, France, Luxenbourg, Scandinavia, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Turkey, Spain & Italy.

On Saturday each team will play 3 or 4 games in their group.  The best teams from each group will play on Sunday 3 or 4 matches against each other, while the groups who were 2nd 3rd or 4th in thier groups play each other.  Each participating team will receive a memento of the tournament.

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The GW Festival - Germany

Date
Easter Weekend 11th & 12th April 2020
For Boys All ages

 

Entrance Fee: One free team registration per club.
 
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BSC Festival - Germany

Date
Spring Bank Weekend 23rd & 24th May 2020
For Boys All ages
Entrance Fee One free team registration per club.
 
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Bruge Open
 
Date Easter Weekend 11th & 12th April 2020
For Boys Under 8 to Under 14
 
Entrance Fee Free Entrance fee for 1 team is included. Each additional team £180.
   
 
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Club Tournaments & Friendly Fixtures

If you feel participation in a tournament is an essential part of your tour, you must travel at a peak weekend, but if you want the experience of great friendly matches where you can ‘meet the opposition’ (you may even stay for a drink or two afterwards) then you can travel at any time.
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European Age Groups 2020 - Excluding Spain.  Players Born on or after Jan 1st each year.
Category Qualifying Birth Dates Possible UK Age Groups Squad Size
A Class Born 01/02 Under 17 & 18 11 a side
B Class Born 03/04 Under 15 & 16 11 a side
C Class Born 05/06 Under 13 & 14 11 a side
D Class Born 07/08 Under 11 & 12 11 a side
(7v7 in Belgium, 8v8 in France)
E Class Born 09/10 Under 9 & 10 7 & 9 a side
F Class Born 11/12 Under 7 & 8 7 a side
(5v5 in Belgium)
European Age Groups 2020 - Spain.  Players Born on or after Jan 1st each year.
Qualifying Birth Dates Possible UK Age Groups Squad Size
Born 00/01/02 Under 16, 17 & 18 11 a side
Born 03/04 Under 14 & 15 11 a side
Born 05/06 Under 12 & 13 11 a side
Born 07/08 Under 10 & 11 7 & 9 a side
Born 09/10 Under 7, 8 & 9 7 a side

Age Dispensation

It is possible for Under 9, U11, U13, U15 & U17 teams to play in the lower age group due to the age dispensation rule which allows a maximum of 3 over age players (up to 6 months older) to play in any one game.  There are no dispensation players allowed in Spanish Tournaments.

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