LAMBETH & SOUTHWARK PRIMARY SCHOOLS FOOTBALL (L&SPSF)
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NEWS - last updated Friday 17 September 2021
Latest information on L&SPSF activities
 
 
9 a side Divisions, Fixtures and Results 2021/22 season
Composition of 9v9 divisions for 2020/21 season with fixtures and results
 
 
2019/20 Season 9v9 LEAGUE TABLES
LEAGUE TABLES
 
 
7 a side GIRLS FOOTBALL 2020/21 - LEAGUE TABLE, FIXTURES and RESULTS
GIRLS FOOTBALL - tables, results & fixtures
 
 
Season 2021/22 COMPETITION RULES
Rules governing the running of the league and its divisions
 
 
SCHOOL CONTACTS
Contact details of all participating schools.
 
 
MAGAZINE CUP
The Magazine Cup is a 9 a side knock out cup run by L&SPSF on behalf of the South London Schools F.A.
 
 
FAIR PLAY AWARDS and CRITERIA
Trophies to be awarded to schools for the sporting conduct of players, spectators and coaches.
 
 
FAIR PLAY TABLES FOR 2019/20
2019/20 Fair Play tables by division
 
 
11 & 9 A SIDE HONOURS
Trophy winners, 1997/98 to date
 
 
7 a side winners
Winners and runners up of the 7 a side competitions from 1997 to present
 
 
2013/14 Divisions, Fixtures & Results
Composition of divisions, fixtures and weekly results
 
 
2012/13 DIVISIONS, FIXTURES and RESULTS
Fixtures and Results
 
 
2011/12 League Tables
Final league tables 2011/12
 
 
XIV ANNUAL 7 A SIDE TOURNAMENT
Small sided competition held on 13 June 2010
 
 
XI ANNUAL 7 A SIDE TOURNAMENT - June 2007
A review of the 11th 7 a side tournament held on 10 June 2007 at the South Bank University Sports Ground.
 
 
X ANNUAL 7 A SIDE TOURNAMENT
Record of the 10th event on 11 June 2006
 
 
Rosendale Playing Fields Redevelopment
Information regarding the planned works to LPSFL's main venue.
 
 
South London Schools FA - District under 11 team
the South London Schools FA representative team, playing record and information
 
 
Complaints or Comments
Form for making comments or complaints
 
 
2005/2006 RESULTS
All league and cup results from the 2005/06 season
 
 
2005/06 FINAL LEAGUE TABLES
2005/06 Final League Tables
 
 
IX ANNUAL 7 A SIDE TOURNAMENT
All day schools football tournament held every year at South Bank University
 
 
CONSTITUTION
The constitution of the league with codes of guidance for players, coaches/managers and spectators
 
 
History of the League
Previous seasons reviewed since 1997/98
 
 

LAMBETH & SOUTHWARK PRIMARY SCHOOLS FOOTBALL (L&SPSF)

(affiliated to South London Schools FA)

Lambeth & Southwark Primary Schools Football (L&SPSF) aims to provide organised, competitive football for boys and girls attending primary or junior schools in Lambeth and Southwark. Its objective in doing this is to encourage physical and social development, teamworking , discipline and the ethic of fair play in which winning is important but is not seen as something to be achieved at all costs. L&SPSF seeks to introduce Lambeth and Southwark children to the benefits of playing football and in so doing hopes to help both boys and girls maintain an active lifestyle.

TESTIMONIAL

On the face of it there are many sports opportunities out there for primary aged children. You can try out multi-skills, throw a foam javelin, run, jump, bat, field, grab a tag and much more. Lambeth & Southwark Primary Schools Football is different. Playing football (and not just football) for a regular established league gives kids things they can't get elsewhere. Training, committing and playing with a group of peers teaches co-operation, self-reliance, reliance on others, discipline, respect, and courage. Children surprise themselves and others by what they can do and who they are on the pitch.

None of this could be achieved without regular, scheduled games. One of the first things kids ask in school on a Monday morning is "have we got a game this week?" As we are not a school with a starry league record, I believe I can say that league participation can help children deal with the fixation on winning. League participation really helps with this. Teams who have taken a beating in a league match learn to reflect on their own positives as well as handle the inevitable losses with acceptance and growing maturity. They learn that winning is a fantastic part of sport but it is not the reason to play sport. You cannot replicate this type of experience with one off sports activities or day long mini-tournaments.

I strongly feel that participation is king here. Whilst grass roots leagues give real scope for the more talented players to develop, the fact that so many children get a chance to taste regular football played at their own level is the real prize.

Abby Whitten
Hitherfield Primary

WHAT WE DO

L&SPSF offers out of school hours regular 9 a side league and cup football for mixed boys and girls teams from September and a Summer one day 7 a side tournament. Since 2017 we also offer girls only 7 a side football.

Our season usually starts the last Saturday in September.  All primary schools in Lambeth and Southwark are welcome to apply for membership. An annual payment covers ground hire, referees fees, league administration and affiliation to the Inner London Schools FA through South London Schools FA. Any schools wishing to participate or which would like more information should contact Gary Cornforth the League Coordinator by phone or e-mail. See Executive Committee below for contact details.

The league works with qualified coaches and aims to make available to schools football coaches at all levels of the FA coaching programme.

VENUES

Our venues with junior sized pitches and goals are the Rosendale Playing Fields in Rosendale Road, SE21, the Dulwich Sports Ground in Turney Road SE21 and Alleyn's School, Townley Road, SE22.  

All three facilities have pitches laid out specifically for 9v9 junior football with appropriate sized goals. In addition the Dulwich Sports Ground has mini soccer pitches for 7v7 football appropriate for girls only football.


Executive Committee

Hon. President: Arthur Williams, former head, Immanuel & St Andrew's Primary
Secretary: Dan Persad, Henry Cavendish Primary
Chair: Mark Parsons, former head, Oliver Goldsmith and Elm Wood Primaries
Treasurer: Dan Rodger, St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary
Coordinator: Gary Cornforth
Tel: 07905 910575 email: gary.cornforth17@outlook.com

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