This week we’re catching up with County Down, through Junior Coach and media man Rory Carson. And with only two weeks to go until the tournament kicks off, preparations are well under way.
This week we turn our attention to County Tyrone, who have both a Junior and Premier side preparing for this year’s Dale Farm Milk Cup in just a month’s time. Andy Kelly, PR Officer for the Tyrone took time out of his busy schedule to talk to us.
One of the most prolific forces in world youth football is set to light up the Dale Farm Milk Cup next month.
The countdown to the Dale Farm Milk Cup is well and truly on with less than two months to go! One of the unique and special aspects of the tournament is that six representative sides from Northern Ireland compete in both the Junior and Premier sections – one for each County. We caught up with Sam Gamble from the County Fermanagh side, someone with plenty to keep him busy in the coming weeks juggling roles as assistant secretary, public relations officer and Junior Manager!
The draw for the Dale Farm Milk Cup will take place in W5 at the Odyssey Belfast on Wednesday 24th June.
Manchester United have withdrawn from the Dale Farm Milk Cup leaving organisers shocked and disappointed.
Paddy McNair is coming home to help organisers launch this summer’s Dale Farm Milk Cup.
Real Sociedad, the Spanish club with one of Europe’s most progressive and successful youth academies, will make a debut at this summer’s Dale Farm Milk Cup.
Newcastle United winger Rolando Aarons is backing the Magpies to make an impact at this summer’s Dale Farm Milk Cup.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the importance of the Dale Farm Milk Cup in the development of young players at Anfield cannot be underestimated.
It’s been nine months since the 2014 Milk Cup drew to a close, which has allowed plenty of time for the Craig Bellamy Foundation (CBF) to reflect on their experience at the tournament. The Milk Cup caught up with the first side from Sierra Leone to complete at the competition, who travelled over 7,000 miles to Northern Ireland.
Preparations for this year’s Dale Farm Milk Cup are well underway with young aspiring footballers looking forward for the opportunity to participate in one of Europe’s most famous Youth Football Tournaments.
Two of the home grown stars of last summer’s Dale Farm Milk Cup are reaping the benefits of their success.
MAN UNITED: Dean Henderson, Tyler Reid, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Ro-Shaun Williams, Axel Tuanzebe, Zachary Dearnley, Jordan Andrew Thompson, Callum Gribben, Demetri Mitchell, Oscar Borg, Ogochukwu Obi.
Brentford 4-4 Club America De Mexico (America win 6-5 on penalties), Scroggy Road, Limavady. Milk Cup Globe semi-final.
Dale Farm Milk Cup 2014 Junior, Premier and Elite Section Finals night at Ballymena Showgrounds.
CSKA Moscow 2-2 Manchester United, Brandywell Stadium. John Owen reporting:
County Antrim again fell to defeat at the hands of foreign opposition after a late twist. They met French side Vendee FC today on Day 3 of the tournament and were beaten after two well taken goals from impressive striker Pierre Durand at the end of each half.
Russian side Chertanovo Academy took the points after striker Alekseev Andrei had a game to remember, dispatching a penalty before seeing red late on.
CHERRY ORCHARD: Lee Doyle, Joshua Collins, Sean Gilbert, Craig Hanlon, Shane Whelan, Jordan Delmar, Troy Carey, Maxime Lougham, Darragh Markey, Thoms Llunga, Darragh McConville
Two stunning free kicks decided this Milk Cup tie in County Antrim’s favour on a balmy evening at Ballymena Showgrounds.
Dale Farm Milk Cup 2014 has kicked off! We have 56 teams competing in three sections – Junior (28), Premier (24) and Elite (4).
Football fans suffering withdrawal symptoms after the World Cup in Brazil in July will quickly find a cure when Northern Ireland’s own world cup in the guise of the DALE FARM MILK CUP kicks off in the North West on Monday 28th July.