UK Socca News

From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

ENGLAND’S VISION

One of the new England 6 a side Management Team, Henry Muggeridge, looked back on a busy first couple of months in charge and declared: “It’s been quite a learning curve!” Henry, who along with Arjun Jung, was announced as the joint head coach of the side back in February, was speaking to us after…
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ENGLAND PLAY IN ADRIA CUP

The Adria Cup, an international small-sided football tournament, will be held on this Friday and Saturday (22nd and 23rd April) in Zagreb, Croatia. Beside the host nation – Croatia, the participating teams will be Germany and England. German socca national team were world champions at Socca World Cup that was held in Lisbon 2018 and…
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OFFICIAL STATEMENT

The ISF is disappointed to announce that the Socca World Cup 2022 in Mexico will be postponed until 2024 or 2025. The Mexican Local Organizing Commitee and the Mexican authorities were extremely supportive and have worked together during the past few weeks in order to make the best decision for the ISF, and it’s members,…
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ENGLAND CHANGES EXPLAINED

The reasons behind the change of the guard of the England 6aside management team were revealed at a press event recently. The England 6aside squad, operated by the ISF, guarantees fully paid up travel, accommodation, food and expenses for players and management to travel to destinations around the globe to play in the world’s biggest…
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UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT

New management duo announced for England 6aside team The UK’s leading small sided leagues operator, Leisure Leagues, who own the license to operate the official England 6aside team, have announced a new management team who will be taking over the England 6aside team with immediate effect. Arjun Jung and Henry Muggeridge, who played for England…
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SCOTLAND SKIPPER TO FACE RANGERS

Congratulations to one of our own, Iain Anderson, who will be lining up against one of the most iconic football club’s in the world next month, after scoring a vital goal in the Scottish Cup. Anderson netted a dramatic winner in the third minute of added time in extra time as his side Annan Athletic…
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MEXICO LATEST

With the ever changing global situation meaning such a lack of certainty, the ISF can today give clarity to all members regarding the planned 6 a side world cup in Mexico. The blue-riband event was scheduled for the Caribbean island of Cozumel in April but with the Omicron variant sweeping the world, plans have had…
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AXIWI PARTNERSHIP EXTENDED

The ISF and Leisure Leagues are delighted to announce the continuation of our partnership with AXIWI, the wireless communication business that are the exclusive suppliers of communication kits for the ISF Elite Referee Group. AXIWI kits were used by our referees at our World Cup in Crete in 2019 and were a proven success. This…
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CLATTENBURG EXCLUSIVE

“It’s given me the best days of my life”. Mark Clattenburg is unequivocal as he reflects on his career as a referee, “and I look back on it all with a huge sense of pride.” Mark was speaking to Leisure Leagues exclusively to celebrate the release of his explosive book “Whistle Blower” and he couldn’t…
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WALES WIN HISTORIC FIXTURE THREE YEARS AGO TODAY

Today is an historic day – it is three years today since the first game that first ever game that was staged by the Leisure Leagues powered International Socca Federation. Wales played England in Bridgend, with the Welsh prevailing 1-0 – with Marcus Jones notching the game’s only goal. Speaking at the time, a victorious…
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