UK Socca News

From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE IS GO!

A team from the UK will be right at the heart of things, this Thursday, in Maribor, Slovenia,  when 24 teams, representing 22 cities in 16 countries across the continent will be kicking off with dreams of being Champions League winners. Balkan Stars, from Leisure Leagues Tamworth, will be amongst those trying to wrestle the…
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WALES’ TRICKY TEST

Wales manager Barry John admitted his side faced a “tricky” test if they are to progress beyond the group stage of the Socca World Cup. The Welsh side head to Crete, knowing they will need to overcome  last years runners up , Poland, Belgium, Lithuania and new boys Morocco and the experienced boss reckons it…
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HELGE CAN’T WAIT

Helge Orome is heading into his first World Cup as England skipper and it’s fair to say he’s looking forward to it. Orome, the host of Adidas Tango Leagues, and famous for his #NoEntry hashtag on Twitter, reflected on this week’s Group Draw  in Athens and said: “It just means we’re closer to the business!”…
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GRAHAM CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC

“There are no easy matches, but I thought it would be worse”. That is the cautiously optimistic assessment of Scotland’s player/boss Graham Finlay after the World Cup Draw. Crete 2019 got into full swing yesterday, with the groups being drawn. For Scotland, that means a headline grabbing Celtic clash, as Scotland are joined by Ireland…
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HOME NATIONS FACE MOUTH-WATERING TEST

The Home Nations were all handed clashes to set the pulse racing as the World Cup Draw took place in Athens last night. The pick of them, from a UK point of view, was probably the all-Celtic game that will see Scotland and Ireland face off, in what is sure to be an eagerly anticipated…
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THE BIG DRAW DONE

World Champions Germany were handed a tough assignment if they are to retain their crown, after the draw for the 2019 World Cup was made. 2018’s victors must overcome, Roumania, Pakistan, Slovenia and Hungary if they are to pull of the feat again. The beaten finalists, Poland, must take on a group including new boys…
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THE WAIT IS ALMOST OVER

The wait is almost over. On Tuesday, 8pm Greek time The eyes of the 40 teams, from every corner of the globe, will be in Athens to see who they will be playing in the Leisure Leagues powered World Cup 2019. This year, a record breaking 40 teams have entered and everything is ready, as…
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JAMIE HAILS MASSIVE BOOST

England Head Coach, Jamie Leggett, surveyed a vital week for his team and declared: “It is obviously a massive boost.” Leggett’s new look England side won the super series last weekend and followed it up with more victories over AFTV, as hundreds of people descended on Chatham Town FC to watch the matches. A delighted…
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BOBBY MADLEY PART 2

Last week we revealed that Bobby Madley – the former FIFA referee – had joined the ISF as our latest official. Bobby has already told us about his love for 6 a side football and where he thinks his skills can best be transferred into the fast-paced game of Socca. Now, in the second part…
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GONE TO POTS!

Hundreds of footballers. From a record breaking 40 countries. With only one goal. To be champions of the world – and the home nations are no different, with England, Scotland and Wales all finalising preparations. That is the dream that is getting ever closer, with the draw for Crete coming up early next week. Now,…
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