UK Socca News

From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

UK SOCCA AT THE HEART OF THE CONFERENCE

UK Socca, thanks to our integral role in the International Socca Federation, was right at the heart of a meeting this morning, as the top 6 a side execs met to shape the future of the sport. The meeting, one of the twice-yearly conferences of the ISF, is a chance for old friends to meet…
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WORLD CUP LATEST

What a weekend it has been in the Leisure Leagues Stadium! Players from around the world have been proudly representing their countries as the World Cup 2019 kicked off in fine style. The matches so far have had everything, while off the pitch, we have seen former France International Djibril Cisse spinning the decks as…
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OPENING CEREMONY IN PICTURES

You know that old saying about a picture being worth a 1000 words. 9000 reasons why that is true.Nothing we can say, really can add to these. The finest opening ceremony in the history of 6 a side football. Thousands locked out. A live gig, Djbril Cisse doing a DJ set, it had it all.…
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UK SOCCA PROUDLY SUPPORTS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

In 48 hours’ time, the Socca World Cup kicks off and England Scotland and Wales are all proudly taking part. Latvia take on Egypt in the first match, and Scotland are also in action on the first day, playing Ireland, and everyone is excited to see the action unfold in the Leisure Leagues Stadium right…
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LEGENDS MIX WITH ORDINARY PLAYERS FOR ENGLAND

14 players, most of whom are more used to playing with their mates on astroturf pitches, will mix together with former Premier League stars and one of the most legendary figures in the game,  when the England 6 a side football squad lands in Crete next weekend. The England hopefuls, who are looking to be…
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HOME NATIONS READY TO GO

  39 of the best 6 a side football players in the UK, more used to playing with their mates on local astroturf pitches, will head to Crete next week with the hopes of the Home Nations on their shoulders. 14 Englishmen, 13 Scots and 12 Welshmen will jet to Rethymno, the beautiful costal town…
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GB MINIFOOTBALL COLLAPSES – UK SOCCA REACTS

UK Socca has been saddened to hear of the demise of GB Minifootball, which has collapsed this week. The Manchester based organisation had been due to compete in a tournament in Australia, but after failing to secure sponsorship, they had slashed their squad size to just half a dozen – now money has not been…
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TIM’S CHARITY WORK RECOGNISED BY PM

Everyone at the International Socca Federation is thrilled for our Honorary Vice President Tim Ollerenshaw and his wife Rachel after they received recognition from Boris Johnson for their charity work. Tim (pictured here representing UK Socca at the Leisure Leagues Pakistan Launch) and Rachel formed Molly Olly’s Wishes after the tragic death of their daughter,…
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THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

The 20th of September is a pretty unremarkable day in the annals of history. Notable things that have happened on that day include the first ever Cannes film festival and just about the only sporting first we could find for the 20th September was the very first game of the Pittsburgh Steelers back in 1933.…
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SLOVENIAN TEAM WINS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

There’s a new name on the International Socca Federation Champions League trophy, as ARKO KLJUČAROVCI took home the crown. The side, from north eastern Slovenia, overcame reigning champs DYNAMIK TORUŃ 4-2 in a thrilling penalty shoot-out after a draw in normal time. It was a fittingly wonderful end to the tournament, which saw four days of…
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