Stockingford Invitation Charity Cup

Main Sponsor - Jewson, Greenmoor Road, Nuneaton, Tel: 024 7638 3684
SEASON 2021-2022

Stockingford Charity Invitation Cup

History - 2018 to Present Day

The Stockingford Charity Invitation Cup was first played for 2018.  The competition is an  "Invitation" Charity Cup for Clubs across Nuneaton, Bedworth, Coventry and North Warwickshire. The competition was last competed for in 2020, when the winners were Ambush FC  from Coventry.

Stockingford Charity Cup

The Management Committee of the Stockingford Invitation
Charity Cup are pleased to announce that from Season 2021-2022 Clubs will be competing for a NEW Trophy donated by Phil Shaw of Shaw Sheet Metals (Rugby) Ltd.  We would like to thank Phil for this generous donation, thus allowing us to continue to support local charities.

Stockingford Invitation Charity Cup

Invitations have been extended to Teams in the Nuneaton & District Sunday League, and the Coventry & District Sunday League.

The Current Holders are: Ambush FC - Coventry & District Sunday League who picked up the trophy in 2021.  The Competition was not completed for in 2019 and 2020 due the the Covid-19 Lockdown restrictions.


In Round 2, Witherley Utd became the first team to book a semi final place at Liberty Way by beating league one leaders Rogue Elite, 4-2 on penalties after the game finished 2-2.

Ben Beresford and Jordan Coles with the Witherley goals, Lewis Hopewell and Ben Bates replying for Rogue. In round one, Trent Valley caused the shock of the round when beating championship contender's Grendon, Chris Camwell with the winning goal. 

Lamb and Flag eased into the next round with a 8-0 win against Sunnyside Inn, Craig Ashby and Danny Moreton scoring brace's, Luke Hand, Ash Guilder, James Pye and Jamie Parrot completing the scoring.  Burnt Post also went through with a 1-0 win against Bermuda Park.


In the tie of the round Coventry Empire overcame Poplar Athletic with 2 goals in the last 6 minutes by to run out 4-3 winner's. Coventry Empire got off to the perfect start when Liam Davies scored after a minute.Poplar response was immediate when Lewis Noon scored from the spot. Lewis Noon then made it 2-1, 8 minutes later. Both sides then had chance's but Danny Harris made it 3-1 just before half time. Coventry Empire came out flying in the second half and Liam Davies made it 3-2 with 25 minutes to go. Coventry Empire then peppered the Poplar goal but found Andy Needham in great form with 4 world class saves unfortunately for Poplar Rhys Deehan then equalised with a header with 6 minutes to go. With penalties looking likely Rhys Deehan then grabbed the winner with 3 minutes to go. Poplar then pushed for the equaliser but Empire held out to progress to round 2 where they entertain Lamb and Flag.

  • Acorn FC
  • Bedworth Bank FC
  • Witherley Utd FC
  • Tarro Lounge Caterpillar FC
  • Poplar Athletic FC
  • Coventry Empire FC
  • Burnt Post FC
  • Bermuda Park FC
  • Grendon FC
  • Trent Valley FC
  • Royal Athletic FC
  • Frank Parker FC
  • Sunnyside Inn FC
  • Lamb & Flag FC
  • Coundon Athletic FC
  • Rogue Elite FC

ROUND ONE & TWO - Sunday January 23rd 2022

Stockingford  Charity Cup
Round One

Acorn FC7 - 2Bedworth Bank FCPlayed  in November 2021
Burnt Post FC1 - 0Bermuda Park FCPlayed on January 23rd 2022
Trent Valley FC1 - 0Grendon FCPlayed on January 23rd 2022
Coventry Empire FC4 - 3Poplar Athletic FCPlayed on February 20th 2022
Royal Athletic FCWOFrank Parker FCFrank Parker FC - Walkover
Witherley Utd FC
Coundon Athletic FC
Lamb & Flag FC
7 - 2
8 - 0
Tarro Lounge Caterpillar FC
Rogue Elite FC
Sunnyside Inn (Nuneaton) FC
Played in October 2021
Rogue Elite FC - Walkover
Played on January 23rd 2022

Stockingford Charity Cup
Round Two
Trent Valley FC
Coventry Empire FC
Frank Parker FC (3-2 Pens)
Rogue Elite FC
6 - 2
6 - 1
3 - 3
2 - 2
Acorn FC
Lamb & Flag FC
Burnt Post FC
Witherley Utd FC (4-2 Pens)
Played  on March 6th 2022
Played  on February  27th 2022
Played on March 13th 2022
Played on January  23rd 2022

Semi-Finals which took place on March 27th 2022
Liberty Way, Nuneaton

Frank Parker FC1 - 2Coventry Empire FC
Witherley Utd FC3 - 4Trent Valley FC

Final Tie
Coventry Empire FC 3 - 2 Trent Valley FC

On a sunny afternoon at Liberty Way Trent Valley and Coventry Empire both competing in the Final for the first time battled it out for the Jewson sponsored Stockingford Charity Cup.

It was Coventry Empire who came out flying and deservedly took the lead on 12mins when Reece Snape headed in from a corner, that then became 2-0 on 20 mins when Ryhs Deehan scored from outside the box. Trent Valley responded and got back in the game on 30 mins when Jack Shillcock scored from a mistake from the Coventry Empire goalkeeper scoring from close range. 

Coventry Empire dominating possession made it 3-1 on 38 mins when Reece Snape scored his second of the game from close range. The second half was more even with both sides cancelling each other out but Trent Valley then made it a nervy last few minutes when Cole Burchill pulled one back. Coventry Empire stood strong and lifted the trophy for the first time. Credit to both teams for an excellent final and a very successful season for both clubs. 

It looks like we will be donating over £1,000 to the Lily Mae Foundation. 

Attendance 372

Pictured Left - Man of the Match - Coventry Empires FC - Captain Jordan Fessel

Meet the Cup Management Committee

President:  Ian Garrett.         Chairman:  Adrian Fowler.

Secretary:  Warren Percival - 07738 957175
Referees Secretary:  Petar Balac - 07971 843067
Treasurer:  Andrew Astle.