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Blackpool Cup

19 - 20 april 2025
, Preston
En klassiker i Blackpool
Internationell ungdomsfotbollsturnering Blackpool, England: Blackpool Cup
Participating countries: 
Austria Belgium Denmark France Germany Italy Netherlands England Scotland Northern Ireland United Kingdom 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: 
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 Easter is played at the beautiful sports parks of the famous Uclan Sports Arena in Preston and the brand NEW state of the art purpose built Blackpool Enterprise Zone. Blackpool Enterprise Zone is on the edge of Blackpool and has 12 pitches and numerous kiosks selling snacks. The Uclan Sports Area has 10 pitches and a restaurant: ‘the Final Whistle’. Uclan Sports Arena is around 30 minutes by car from Blackpool.

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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.

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Premier Inn Blackpool Hotels

Euro-Sportring has reserved a number of three- star Premier Inn hotels in Blackpool within a reach of 4 miles from the famous landmark Pleasure Beach. The family-friendly hotels are a great base for getting the most out of Blackpool short breaks. Each hotel features stylish, modern and bright rooms, and have excellent facilities including a café-bar, restaurant in or right next-door to the hotel, and a lobby.

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Premier Inn Preston

The family-friendly Premier Inns within Preston are a great base for getting the most out of your short break in Preston. The hotels features stylish, modern and bright rooms, and has excellent facilities including a café-bar.  With restaurants either within or beside the hotels.

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IBIS Hotel

The family-friendly Ibis Preston North hotel  is a great base for getting the most out of your short break in Preston. The hotel features modern and bright rooms, and has all facilities for a pleasant stay such as a café-bar, a restaurant serving traditional meals and service with a friendly smile! The hotel is located just off junction 32 of the M6, 3 miles from Preston city centre and a 20-minute drive from Blackpool. The UCLan Sports Arena is 15 minutes away by car.

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Holiday Inn Express Preston

Experience a seamless blend of modern comfort and convenience at our contemporary hotel located in the heart of Preston. The hotel offers a range of well-designed and cozy rooms tailored to suit your needs. Each room is thoughtfully furnished with contemporary décor, plush bedding, and amenities for a relaxing stay. Our prime location places you within easy reach of Preston's key attractions and entertainment venues.

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Travelodge Blackpool South Shore

Both Travelodge hotels are standard hotels situated in central Blackpool, with the pleasure beach and other attractions just over 1 mile away. Many restaurants, bars and shops can be found at walking distance.

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Standard Guesthouses Blackpool

For teams wanting to stay in the bustling center of Blackpool, guesthouses with a familiar setting have been reserved. Besides “hospitality with a smile", each guesthouse offers an intimate café/bar and lounge where you can relax after exploring the famous tourist attractions of the city.

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Hotel Preston International

This comfortable hotel is perfect for the discerning business traveller during the week, but also offers excellent accommodation for tourists visiting the ancient centre of Preston on weekends. The brand new and very modern *** Preston International Hotel is within walking distance of the attractive centre of Preston. The hotel’s pleasant décor and fine facilities, along with its comfortable rooms, guarantee a pleasant stay. The participants will also appreciate the hotel’s close proximity to the UNCLAN sports centre.

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Royal Alexandra Hotel

For teams looking to stay just around the corner from Blackpool's vibrant center, the Royal Alexandra Hotel is the place to be. The hotel is located in a pleasant area with a view on the iconic Blackpool Tower. More or less around the corner is the bustling center with all the attractions that have made Blackpool the entertainment capital. The North and Central Piers, Houndshill Shopping Center and Winter Gardens are all less than 10 minutes' walk away. In addition to pleasant hospitality, the hotel is stylishly decorated and offers excellent facilities such as a homely lounge with bar and restaurant.

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Hotel Blackpool FC

Situated within Blackpool FC’s Bloomfield Road stadium, The Blackpool FC Hotel is conveniently placed between the town centre and Blackpool Pleasure Beach. It offers stylish accommodation and guests can enjoy a full English breakfast, served each morning.

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Hampton by Hilton

The comfortable three-star Hampton by Hilton hotel is located on the beach near the South Pier a few miles from the popular Pleasure Beach amusement park. In addition, the tram takes you within fifteen minutes to the iconic Blackpool Tower right in the bustling centre of Blackpool. The modern hotel is tastefully decorated and offers excellent facilities such as a very pleasantly furnished lounge and a spacious bar/restaurant.

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Village Hotel

The 4* Village Hotel in Blackpool offers the best of both worlds. Set in a green oasis of 230 acres of parkland and lakes, the hotel is 2 miles from the center of Blackpool. The greens of the 18-hole golf course are right next door, as are the nature park and the Zoo. The city centre with the  Central Pier is a 10-minute drive away. In addition, the hotel offers numerous recreational facilities, including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool.

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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 € 190 / £175 per team will be charged.