Coming soon:

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To mark the 125th anniversary of the Mont,
a book is being professionally produced about the history of the competition.

This will include information on every final since 1897, including today’s, as well as stories of the characters, teams and people who have featured in its long and proud history.

We are aiming to have the publication available in time for Christmas and profits will go to the Mexborough Montagu Hospital Comforts Fund.



You can ensure your name, or that of a loved one, is recorded in this mammoth tribute to the competition by registering an interest in buying a copy – as well as receiving a discount on the cover price.
Additionally, local companies and businesses can support this publication with their logo included within the pages for a £30 donation.For further information and to be kept up to date with progress, please email



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Montagu Cup Final

Every Easter Monday
at Mexborough Athletic
Entrance: New Oxford Road
S64 0JL


Latest Mont news at or

Full list of results here.
The Montagu Cup was first competed for in the 1896-97 season with the final taking place in Mexborough.

To this day, the Montagu Cup final, is still held in Mexborough.  Traditionally this match is played on Easter Monday at 11am, at the Hampden Road ground.
It is thought to be the oldest football competition still played at the same ground.




Here's a few other websites which cover school football in a similar geographical area to that of the  Montagu Cup. 

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Barlow-Salmons Shield

formerly Clarke Shield