County Cups

Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA organises and coordinates eight County Cup competitions, which include some of the world’s oldest knockout football competitions.

Senior Challenge Cup sponsored by Bluefin

The Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA Senior Challenge Cup is the joint oldest cup competition being run by a County Football Association, sharing this accolade with Birmingham County FA.

The first Senior Challenge Cup was won by The Wednesday back in 1876 at Bramall Lane.

Frickley Athletic were awarded the cup for 2016 following Shaw Lane Aquaforce's withdrawal from the competition.

Sunday Senior Challenge Cup 2016-2017 sponsored by Burrows Toyota

The Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA Sunday Senior Challenge Cup represents the pinnacle of Sunday male grassroots football in the County FA region, with the 2015-2016 final  being held at Rotherham United's New York Stadium.

Westville were last season's winners, finishing the game 2 -1 winners after beating Rawmarsh team Fitzwilliam Arms 1 -1

Association Challenge Cup 2016-2017 sponsored by Fortay Media

In the 2015-2016 final Handsworth Parramore's Reserves eventually proved too strong for the Grimethorpe Sports coming from a goal behind to win the final team in the final at Penistone Church FC's Memorial Ground with what was eventually a resounding 5 - 2 victory, which came after Grimethorpe had scored the first goal of the game.

Saturday Junior Challenge Cup 2016-2017 sponsored by Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust

AFC Emley hosted the 2015-2016 Junior  Challenge Cup final with Stocksbridge Park Steels Under 21s playing against Euroglaze. Both teams to be congratulated on their efforts on a night that saw snow and hail in April make playing conditions difficult. Eventually the Stockbridge youngsters proved too quick and strong for Euroglaze running out winners by 4 goals to 1.

Sunday Junior Challenge Cup 2016-2017 sponsored by Danwood

The 2015-2016 final was a game full of attacking play and incidents with both sides well supported on the day, Bagshawe proved worthy winners against Ward Green, securing a 2 - 1 win at Maltby Main FC

Women’s Challenge Cup

Returning to the Parkgate FC venue, the 2015 beaten finalists Huddersfield Town Ladies were hoping to go one better this time around but came up against  a Barnsley Ladies side who played really well and deservedly clinching the game with a hat trick from Brittany Sanderson sealing their victory by 4 - 2.

Youth Challenge Cup Under 16s 2016-2017 sponsored by The Source Academy 

A sunny Sunday morning at Stocksbridge Park Steels saw Sheffield FC (Greenhill) defeat Abbey Lane by 2 goals to 0 in the 2015-2016 final, with both teams putting on a great footballing show.

U13s Challenge Cup 2016 -2017 sponsored by SIV (Sheffield International Venues)

The 2015-2016 final, which was played at Scawthorpe Scorpions ground saw Young Owls run out 5 - 2 winners with Girey Alidu TJ the hat trick hero for Young Owls.


For last season's fixtures and results, please click on the box at the bottom of the page relating to the Cup Competition you wish to view. 


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