Intra Mural makes the Grade!

Newcastle University's Intra Mural 11-a-side football league has become only the second University League in the country to achieve Charter Standard League status.

Newcastle University have 52 Intra Mural 11-a-side football teams competing across 2 leagues and 7 divisions on a weekly basis

The FA Charter Standard assesses the ability of leagues to provide a high quality, safe and enjoyable football experience against a standard set of criteria. The award recognises safe and quality clubs that are run well whilst implementing best practice in relation to running the game.

Newcastle University, Participation & Events Manager, Denis Murphy commented; "We are delighted to have received this award in recognition of the hard work that has been put in by the clubs as well as the Sports Centre Staff when working towards the criteria for Charter Standard Leagues. We look forward to working with the County FA over the coming seasons to further enhance the opportunities available to our students to take part in well organised and administered league."

Mark Woodhall, Senior Football Development Officer presented the award to Denis Murphy on Wednesday 25 January at a Football Development Meeting at the Northumberland FA headquarters in Whitley Park, Newcastle.

published on: 9th March 2012