The Panathlon Football Season kicked off today at Barnet Powerleague for the North London Boroughs, with 11 Teams from 7 Boroughs and 66 footballers  participating.. The new Panathlon Football Cup is designed to give all the Panathlon footballers more games and a better experience in this stand alone tournament.

Four competitions will take place in the next few weeks with two teams going through from each tournament to give us our 8 finalists. The Final will take place in the shadow of the home of football, Wembley Stadium, in the new Powerleague pitches.

All the teams today were competing for the first 2 Wembley Final Places. The U13’s competition was a league format involving 6 competitive games between all the sides; whilst the U16’s teams enjoyed a round robin with play off games; in which the Enfield Team from Westlea came out on top.The combined achievements of both teams is all important in this format and Haringey (2nd in Both Tournaments) & Harrow (3rd & 4th respectively), came 2nd overall, will be off to Wembley come February to play for London Championships.