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From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

Mark Signs On With Leisure Leagues

The world’s most famous referee, Mark Clattenburg, has extended his contract with the world’s largest provider of small sided football, Leisure Leagues, well into 2021. Clattenburg, currently working with the Greek FA, remains one of the most influential voices in the refereeing world, and will act as Leisure Leagues referees ambassador. Leisure Leagues spokesman Andy…
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PAKISTAN IN THE PINK

Diya FC Women Football Club (DWFC) defeated Garrison Football Academy (GFA) on penalty shootout (2-0) to clinch Leisure Leagues Women’s PINK CUP 2020 Small-sided Football title, which was held at Dreamworld Resort, Karachi to commemorate International Pink October. The match was a thrilling encounter between the two sides as after a goalless draw, the result…
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A LOOK BACK AT 2019

A year ago this weekend the world was a very different place. So we thought you’d appreciate a look back to 2019, and the final of the 6 a side World Cup  in Crete, as Russia played out a thrilling game with Poland to sit on top of the world. If you’d suggested then that…
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Bobby’s Back

UK Socca’s Bobby Madley celebrates his 34th birthday today, and he has more reason than normal to make it a happy one. Bobby, who refereed at the Leisure Leagues powered 2019 World Cup in Crete wherre , made his comeback to the English Football League this past weekend as he took charge of the top…
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INTERCONTINENTAL CUP POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

The ISF and FMF have taken the decision to postpone the Intercontinental Cup until April 2021. The decision was made, based on the recommendations of the ISF’s Medical Director, in order to protect the safety of event participants and as a response to the upward trend of coronavirus cases across Europe. Dr Richard Johnson commented…
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LISBON 2018 – A TRIP BACK IN TIME

We all need an escape at the moment, wherever we are in the world, so we’d like you to join us in a journey back two years ago to a glorious week in Lisbon, when the first Leisure Leagues powered World Cup took place. The Trunkwala Stadium was the incredible venue in the iconic Praça…
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League Spotlight: The Battle for Hastings Begins

The battle for 6 a side supremacy in Hastings started again last weekend, and there’s two teams that stand out after a thrilling first week of matches. Callum Ray was the shooting star of week one for Harley Comets, smacking in a hat-trick in a 5-1 win over Premier. Shaun Wright and Chris Bull also…
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Improving The Small Margins

Wales Manager Barry John unveiled his new back room team and said simply: “It is to increase professionalism.” The long serving John has over 15 years experience as a Match Official for Leisure Leagues – has been in charge at four World Cup’s, with all his players coming from the Leisure Leagues network – and…
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UK Socca Welcomes Three New Leagues

Three more leagues have joined the UK Socca family after taking over some Soccersixes leagues was as easy as 1,2,3 for one of our Partners. Venues have flocked to work with Dan Webb as his reputation spread – until he made sure that Leisure Leagues were the only game in town. Dan, from Wiltshire (pictured here…
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League Spotlight On Swinton As Asif Signs on Again

Asif Hussain signed on for his next five years with Leisure Leagues, bringing with him three UK Socca affiliated leagues, and immediately said: “Things are going from strength to strength.” Asif, from Birmingham, runs leagues in his native West Midlands, and also has one in Swinton – but is delighted to report that all his…
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