Football at The Windsor Boys’ School runs across two terms competing in County, District and National Cup competitions as well as ‘friendly’ fixtures against our local rival schools. Junior Football runs two teams in Year 9 and two teams in Year 10. Senior football boasts a 1st and 2nd XI as well as an Under 16 team.
At Windsor Boys’ School the primary concern is for young footballers to enjoy the game and to be able to play without fear. The school’s success is down to excellent team spirit and a philosophy that involves encouraging skill, attacking play and creativity. The boys are encouraged to ‘want the ball’ and to play with intelligence.
The Windsor Boys’ School took on Millfield in Somerset on Wednesday 7th February playing for a spot in the semi-final.
The weather leading up to Wednesday’s game against Wilson’s School from Sutton was extremely wet, however the game went ahead as planned at 2pm.
Furze Platt started the brighter of the two and deservedly went 1-0 up within the first few minutes and their dominance continued until around the 20th minute, where they managed to grab another
Windsor had a slow start against Cardinal Newman Catholic School (CNCS) from Brighton on Thursday 18th January. Our opposition had the majority of possession but were no real threat to Windsor goal in the first 20 minutes.
On Tuesday 16th January, we played against Maiden Erlegh in the County Cup. Last year we were the champions of this particular competition, so the pressure was on.
A match under floodlights saw in the 1st XI’s first fixture of 2018. Players still getting over the Christmas holidays and a few injuries, some of the boys found themselves playing out of position.
The Autumn term has been as busy and as opportunity filled as ever for The Windsor Boys’ School and the boys have experienced great success, seen huge improvements and greatly enjoyed a wide variety of activities since the start of the academic year back in September.
On Thursday 30th November the 1st XI played a keen Woodcote school from Croydon, who are connected to Kinetic Football Academy.
On Wednesday 1st November 2017 the 1st XI footballers played round two in their National cup campaign against one of our local rivals Forest school from Wokingham Berkshire.
On Wednesday 11th October the Windsor Boys’ School started the new campaign, in the ESFA National Cup, by beating Glynn School from Sutton 1 – 0.