Football

Football Report September 2017

October 6, 2017

The National Competitions have kept our football players busy in...

73 Year Dream – Head of Football Prepares to Lead Cornwall’s Under 18s to Victory

March 30, 2017

Truro School’s Head of Football, Glynn Hooper, is excitedly walking the corridors this week as he gears up to take his Cornwall Under 18s team to the final of the FA Youth County Cup at Barnet FC’s 6,400 capacity stadium this weekend. Having not won the cup in its 73 year history, Mr Hooper’s Under 18s team has already progressed further than any previous Cornwall side, with the team having been knocked out in the semi-finals at two previous...

Football Report: January 2017

January 30, 2017

The Under 13s progressed in the County Cup with a closely fought game against Penair. Charlie scored the winning goal to win 2.1 The Under 12s went out of the ESFA cup in another close game. This time a goal in the last few minutes gave St. Ives a 3.2 victory....

Football’s Half Termly Report – September to October 2016

November 4, 2016

It has been a busy half term with cup competitions in the Independent Schools Cup, English Schools Cup and County...

Under 12 Football Team bow out of the National Cup at the Quarter Final stage

May 19, 2016

Truro School Under 12 Football team hosted St Bernard's Roman Catholic Grammar School from Slough in London in the Quarter Final of the ESFA Small Schools Cup on Monday 16...

Under 12 Football Team Progress to National Cup Quarter Final

May 10, 2016

On Friday 6 May, the Truro Under 12 football team hosted Colfox School from Dorset in the last 16 of the ESFA National Small Schools...

Football Summary – Week beginning 15 March 2016

March 21, 2016

On Wednesday our block fixture for the junior teams saw the following results against Falmouth: Under 12s won 6.0 Under 13s won 3.2 Under 14s lost 2.1 Under 15s won 5.0   Our 2nd XI played Truro College and lost 2.1. However, with players away and injured it was really pleasing to have boys step...

Football Summary – Week Beginning 7 March

March 15, 2016

Unfortunately all games against Penrice needed to be cancelled due to the weather. The 1st XI played Penwith and lost 2.1. Francis L scored our consolation goal.   On Saturday we hosted Shebbear College. Our Under 12 team dominated possession but only scored in the last minute to win 1.0. Our Under 14/15 team had...

Football Summary – Week Beginning 1 February 2016

February 8, 2016

A total of eight games were played this week.   Under 12 A: Truro played some excellent football and took their chances. Joe Moran scored all 3 goals in the win: 3.0   Under 12 B: The B team played Polwhele. This game was played in excellent spirit with Truro winning 6.3.   Under 13:...

Football Summary – Week beginning 25 January 2016

February 2, 2016

The weather has caused havoc over the last fortnight but we have managed to play some football.   Our block fixture against Newquay Tretherras produced the following results:   Under 12 A: Truro played some excellent football but failed to capitalise on chances created. The game was finally drawn 1.1 Under 12 B: The B...

Football Update – Week Beginning 18 January 2016

January 25, 2016

Eight fixtures were played on Wednesday despite the rain we have had over the last few weeks. Our block fixture against Penair saw some mixed results.   Under 12 A: The team showed a lot of promise as this was their first game together. Two late goals from Penair saw them win 6-4.   Under...

Football Summary – Week beginning 11 January 2016

January 14, 2016

Under 12 v Truro Prep 23 players went across to the Prep School for 2 x 8 a side matches and both games were very competitive. A team won 6-2 Goals from Joe (2), Isaac (2), Cameron and Ben. B team drew 2-2 with goals from Toby.   Under 16 v Sarum Academy The Under...

Football: Under 16’s Qualify for the Round of 16

November 30, 2015

The Under 16s produced an outstanding performance to beat Oasis Academy (Bristol) in the last 32 of the English Schools Cup. In a frantic opening 20 minutes both sides fought for every ball.   It was Oasis who opened the scoring with a well taken goal after 25 minutes. However, Truro came straight back with...

Football Update – 24 November 2015

November 24, 2015

The Under 16’s have been playing in the ESFA and County cups over the last two weeks. In the ESFA cup we travelled to Stover School where we recorded an excellent 4-1 win. We now play Oasis Academy from the Bristol area in the next round.   In the County Cup a depleted team travelled...

Football Summary – Week Beginning 28 September 2015

October 5, 2015

Canford School 3 – 1 Truro School   It has been a busy start to the term for our footballers. The ISFA AND ESFA cups have been a real test for our players.   The 1st XI started at Canford School and recorded an excellent 3-1 win. Goals from Francis, Dan and Gus secured a...

Cornwall Football Call-up for Trew Siblings

September 24, 2015

Rebecca Trew and William Trew have been celebrating this month following their call-ups to play football for Cornwall.   Rebecca, 13, has been selected for the first time to represent the Under 14 Girls team and will now be involved in a programme of games and training sessions over the coming year.   William, Rebecca’s...

End of Season Football Presentation

June 11, 2015

The football season ended with the school’s 9th annual football dinner.   The night was an opportunity to review the season with a superb video montage, which is produced by Mr Huckle.   The boys also have an opportunity to vote for their ‘Players Player’. This year’s awards went to the following boys:    ...

Football Summary – Week Beginning 04 May 2015

May 13, 2015

1st XI vs Falmouth School Truro School 1st XI went into their penultimate game against Falmouth School knowing a win would secure the County League. After a nervy 10 minutes Falmouth deservedly took the lead with a well worked goal. Truro responded and pressed hard for the equaliser. Toby Robinson brought the tie level with...

Football Summary – Week Beginning 27 April 2015

April 30, 2015

Three senior football games have taken place over the Easter period. Former Pupils Game On Easter Saturday the 1st XI entertained a Former Pupils team. Whilst the 1st XI had most of the possession the Former Pupils always looked dangerous on the break. However, the 1st XI were a little too strong in the end...

William Trew to follow in the footsteps of Frank Lampard

April 28, 2015

William Trew has this week been selected by the Independent School’s Football Association (ISFA) to play against three of England’s top football academies.   The one day tournament will see the ISFA Under 15 team play fixtures against Manchester United, Aston Villa and Liverpool on Saturday 16 May.   Hosted at Manchester United’s state-of-the-art AON...