This year’s tournament will be hosted across two venues. In addition to Platt Lane Sports Ground, the second venue is located just 5 minutes away at William Hulme Sports Grounds. More info below.
PLATT LANE SPORTS GROUNDS
Address: Platt Lane Sports Complex (Manchester City FC Academy), Yew Tree Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 7UU.
The Platt Lane Sports Complex was until recently the home of Manchester City’s Football Club Youth Academy. Located just 1.5 miles from Manchester city center, with excellent links to the motorway and ample car parking.
Located in the south central Manchester suburb of Fallowfield, Platt Lane offers a variety of top quality pitches (both indoor & outdoor), a fully equipped state of the art gym and maintains the site’s football heritage left by previous tenants MCFC.
The Platt Lane Complex is now jointly owned by the FA and the MMU (Manchester Metropolitan University).
There are a total of 6 football fields, including a state of the art DESSO pitch as used by Manchester City First Team and Under 21’s team. A full-size grass pitch, 2 full-size 3G Astro pitches, 2 Indoor Astro pitch and 1 indoor purpose built Futsal pitch form the campus.
Correct footwear should be worn at all times, Astroturf trainer or molded studs (no metal studs/blades).
NEW VENUE ADDED – WILLIAM HULME SPORTS GROUNDS
Address: William Hulme’s Grammar School (Sports Grounds), Spring Bridge Road, Manchester M16 8PR.
Located 5 minutes from the Platt Lane off Princess Parkway.
There are now 5 superb grass football fields, two full-size 3G astro fields, 1 7v7 astro field, 1 indoor astro complex. New – 1 indoor Futsal hall.