Following the challenges posed by Coronavirus, Flixton Juniors have cancelled this season’s Annual Penalty Shootout Competition.
Every year Flixton Juniors has a penalty competition open to all Club registered players from U7 to U14.
The competition is in memory of Ken Driver and the trophy was presented to the Club in Season 2000/01 by the Under 11s.
Current Status of 2020 Competition
Competition starts in Janaury 2020
Result of 2019 Competition
Fynn Jennings of U14 Eagles won the with a perfect round of penalties.
Roll of Honour
The previous winners of the Shield are:
Format of the Competition
There will be four qualification rounds, which comprise the Team Penalty Shoot Out Competition, and a Final Club Penalty Shoot Out involving the winners of the Team Penalty Shoot Out Competitions.
One qualification round will take place in each of the following months:
All players registered in a team squad must take five penalties in each qualification round.
A qualification round takes place by each player taking one penalty in turn until five have been taken by each player – no player should take consecutive penalties.
Goalkeepers for the qualification rounds should come from U15 and U16 teams.
The penalties shall be taken from the following distances:
After the fourth qualification round, the winner of a Team Shoot Out is that player who has scored the most penalties in total over the four qualification round, with sudden death in the case of tied qualifications.
The Team Penalty Shoot Out Competition winner will then proceed to the Final Club Penalty Shoot Out on 30 May 2020.
The Final shoot out takes place in the same way as a qualification round of five penalties – the winner being the player who has scored the most penalties, with sudden death in the case of tied qualifications.