Euro-sportring banner

Blackpool Cup

16 - 17 april 2022
, Preston
En klassiker i Blackpool
Internationell ungdomsfotbollsturnering Blackpool, England: Blackpool Cup
Participating countries: 
Austria Belgium Denmark France Germany Italy Netherlands England Wales Scotland Northern Ireland Ireland

Euro-Sportring har varit aktiva i England sedan 1960-talet. På den tiden var det vänskapsmatcher, nu är Blackpool Cup juvelen i kronan. Turneringen har varit en topphändelse i England sedan 1994. Varje år samlas från England, Wales, Skottland, Irland, Nordirland och kontinenten för att spela. Lagen kommer för att njuta av den internationella atmosfären och de många attraktionerna i den populära badorten. 
Organisationen bjuder inte bara på en bra turnering, utan ger även rabatt till nöjesparken The Pleasure Beach, som är Blackpools största sevärdhet. Och naturligtvis är ett besök på Old Trafford eller Anfield ett måste, då Manchester och Liverpool ligger så nära.

Age Categories: 
U08, U09, U10, U11, U12, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17
Sir Tom Finney FC
First edition: 

Myerscough Sports Academy Blackpool Cup är ett projekt som genomförs gemensamt av Myerscough College och Euro-Sportring. Efter incheckningen, direkt vid ankomst till Blackpool på fredag kväll, kommer ett informationsmöte att hållas för lagledare. Euro-Sportring kommer att ha en informationsdisk under turneringen. Blackpool Cup har även sin egen webbplats med, bland annat, resultat, tävlingsprogram och praktisk information.

The Blackpool Cup is played at the parks of the famous Myerscough College and Uclan Sports Arena in Preston. Myerscough Sports Academy has 7 pitches, changing rooms, a canteen and numerous kiosks selling snacks. The Uclan Sports Area has 10 pitches and a restaurant: ‘the Final Whistle’. Both venues are located around 30 minutes by car from Blackpool.

  • Hostel
  • Hotel
Blackpool: "never a dull moment"

Even if Blackpool (140,000 inhabitants) is not the entertainment capital of Europe, it certainly is of the UK. The Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle Water Park, Blackpool Zoo, Blackpool Tower, The Big One, Sea Life World, South Pier – the town boasts an endless list of theme parks and entertainment. Not mention countless theatres, café-bars, pubs and restaurants and the renowned Hounds Hill Shopping Centre. In short, Blackpool is bustling with activity and entertainment. You’ll never find time to do it all!

Old Trafford

50 kilometres away from Blackpool is Old Trafford football stadium, home to Manchester United. Whether you're a fan or not, true football fans won't want to miss this stadium. There are daily tours, except on match days. Good to know: Old Trafford has its own train and metro stop. Click here for more information about a stadium tour.

Pleasure Beach & Sandcastle Waterpark

Pleasure Beach on the Ocean Boulevard in Blackpool is a gigantic ‘amazement park’ with no less than 145 attractions, including 12 rollercoasters. One of the rollercoasters is the biggest and fastest in England. So can you get in? Tournament participants get a discount on the price of entry to Pleasure Beach. 

Sandcastle Waterpark is the largest indoor waterpark in England. This tropical pool paradise boasts several swimming pools, a wave pool and thrilling water slides like the Masterblaster and Thunderfalls Waterslide. 

Norbreck Castle Hotel

The Norbreck Castle Hotel is located right on sea front  in the North Shore area, 3-4 miles from the bustling centre of the Blackpool. The hotel offers basic rooms, but a great choice for football teams and a perfect place for a festive and exciting weekend. Blackpool Tower and Pleasure Beach are 15-20 tram minutes away. Hop on the tram right in front of the door. In addition, there is entertainment every night and an indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi, various restaurants, café bars and a cinema are available for guests.

Mer information
Premier Inn Preston BLOC Hotel

As the name indicates, the three-star Premier Inn Hotels are located in Preston. The city’s famous streets, home to both Fishergate Shopping Centre and the market, are literally around the corner from the hotels, as is the Guild Hall and Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Preston Free Public Library. Blackpool is 20 kilometres away, and it takes just 10 minutes to drive from the hotel to UCLan Sports Arena. The hotels feature stylish, modern and bright rooms, and have excellent facilities including a café/bar and lobby.

Mer information
Standard Guesthouses Blackpool

For teams wanting to stay in Blackpool, small-scale, homely guesthouses have been reserved. The houses offer limited facilities but in all cases "hospitality with a smile".

Mer information
Prices mentioned are 'from' prices and are subject to availability. All information in this pricelist is based on the prices and taxes that are known on 1 July each year. Euro-Sportring reserves the right to change prices if costs and/or taxes increase in the intervening period. No rights can be derived from these prices. In addition to the cost of participation per person, an administration fee of € 150 / £140 per team will be charged.