About The Edinburgh Cup


The Edinburgh International Cup, recognised as the largest youth football tournament in the UK, attracts thousands of youth footballers and families from across the UK and beyond to Edinburgh. Taking place at several of Edinburgh’s premier facilities over the weekend of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th of August 2024.


Beyond its unique status in the UK, The Edinburgh Cup is orchestrated by Sports Pathway Group, a leading social enterprise deeply committed to various initiatives supporting youths. Going beyond conventional organisational roles, Sports Pathway Group emerges as a potent force for societal good. As a social enterprise, their mission extends beyond business success to leverage the transformative power of sports for lasting social change, promoting inclusivity, and creating opportunities for individuals from diverse backgrounds. What sets Sports Pathway Group apart is its unwavering dedication to social responsibility. Operating as a social enterprise, they prioritise channeling 100% of their profits back into the community, ensuring that every success they achieve directly contributes to the betterment of society.

Whats on offer

The Edinburgh Cup stands out as a top-notch football tournament crafted to deliver a memorable few days of both football and fun. Whether on or off the field, the event is designed to accommodate teams of all abilities, providing the option for a non-competitive festival or a competitive tournament across different age groups. Teams hailing from various parts of the UK and beyond will gather in Edinburgh for an unforgettable experience, participating in 4’s, 5’s, 7’s, 9’s, and 11-a-side events tailored for boys and girls aged between 7 to 16 years.