Football is a main sports option in the Lent term. The College runs 1st, 2nd and 3rd XIs, U15a & B, U14 A&B side. The majority of fixtures are against other independent schools with additional matches against local state schools. 

Football is available as a recreational games option in all terms, but this is mainly for senior school students. The 1st X1 won the northern section of the Mercian League for the last four years and the U15 side still retain the ISFA Mercian trophy having won it in the last year of the league. The College has provided representatives for the ISFA’s U15 national side and there are a number of students who attended the Stoke City & Port Vale Academies. The football 6-a-side house matches take place in the Lent Term and are very keenly contested at both senior and intermediate level.