The inaugural Belfast Youth Cup took place at Ulster University Jordanstown in Association with the Sports Services Department at the University from 9th-11th August 2019. Plans are already underway for 2020.

The tournament format consists of a boys and girls section for year groups 2008. It will be an invite only, premier football tournament for top level youth teams from across Europe.

Click on a section below for more information:

Belfast Youth Cup Participating Teams

The following teams will be participating at the Belfast Youth Cup:

Leeds United - Yorkshire, EnglandDungannon United Youth - Tyrone, N. IrelandGlentoran FC - Antrim, N.IrelandDouglas Hall AFC - Cork, IrelandHibernian FC - Edinburgh, ScotlandAisling Annacotty AFC - Limerick, IrelandBallinamallard United FC - Fermanagh, N.IrelandMid Ulster Youth Academy - N. IrelandFinn Harps FC - Donegal, IrelandBallymena United FC - Antrim, N.IrelandLoughgall FC - Armagh, N.IrelandSt Kevins Boys Club - Dublin, IrelandMervue United AFC - Galway, IrelandShamrock Rovers FC - Dublin, IrelandMaiden City Soccer FC - Derry, N. IrelandGreenisland FC - Antrim, N.IrelandAthenry FC - Galway, IrelandLeeds AFC - Cork, IrelandSalthill Devon FC - Galway, IrelandSheffield United FC - Yorkshire, EnglandEast Belfast FC, Antrim, N.IrelandLinfield FC, Antrim, N.IrelandNI Football Development Academy - N. IrelandCherry Orchard FC - Dublin, IrelandCrusaders FC - Antrim, N. IrelandRosario YFC - Antrim, N.Ireland

Belfast Youth Cup Launch & Draw

The Launch & Draw for the Belfast Youth Cup took place on Wednesday 26th June 2019 at Ulster University Belfast Campus.

See our launch promo video below;

Belfast Youth Cup Age Groups

The Belfast Youth Cup will cater for the following age groups:

> Boys born on or after 1st January 2008
> Girls born on or after 1st January 2008

For further details on the Tournament format please click on the button link below;

Register a Team for the Belfast Youth Cup

Interested in taking part in the Belfast Youth Cup?

Register your teams interest by completing a short registration form.

If your registration is successful we could be inviting your team to the Belfast Youth Cup.

Belfast Youth Cup Finals

The Finals of the Belfast Youth Cup will take place at Seaview Stadium, Belfast; Home of Northern Ireland Football League side Crusaders FC.

Belfast Youth Cup Finals at Seaview Stadium, Belfast

Belfast Youth Cup Fixtures & Results

The draw for the Belfast Youth Cup has taken place with each participating now knowing their group opponents.

Please click on the button link below to view the fixtures and results;


Belfast Youth Cup Accomodation & Food

Details of Accommodation & Food for Players and Spectators at the Belfast Youth Cup

Belfast Youth Cup Tournament Format

Details of the Tournament Format for boys and girls groups at the Belfast Youth Cup

Belfast Youth Cup Tournament Brochure

Download your copy of the Belfast Youth Cup Brochure with all the info from the 2019 Tournament


If you are interested in helping with the Belfast Youth Cup whether it's sponsoring, participating or assisting in anyway please contact us using the details below or alternatively complete the expression of interest form and one of our team will get back to you:


Belfast, Northern Ireland

+44 (0)7821 579451