Engage Football Tournament May 2022

Engage Football Tournament May 2022

11 May 2022


Last week the William Henry Smith school football team were lucky enough to travel down to the home of the English FA – St. George’s Park for the national Engage football tournament. Three teams qualified from each region across the country meeting together in a final tournament at St. George’s Park. The day was packed full with the boys playing eleven matches overall, winning five, drawing three and losing three – an overall great result for the team, some of which it was their first time playing a competitive game of football!

The staff and boys visiting would like to say a big thankyou to the trustees who made it possible for the boys to stay the night at the St. George’s hotel the night before. All students were very thankful describing the experience as ‘once in a lifetime’. Also, a massive thankyou to the organisers of the tournament, Engage, who made this opportunity possible. Throughout the trip the boys represented the school exceptionally – a couple of the boys and staff members were even lucky enough to meet and get a photo with the current England manager Gareth Southgate!

A great couple of days and great experience for the William Henry Smith boys.