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From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

THE 6 A SIDE FOOTBALL FAMILY – PART EIGHT. JACK KEELING, MEDIA EXECUTIVE, LEISURE LEAGUES

The very latest in the Football Family Series, sees our very own Media Executive, Jack Keeling under the spotlight. As we have seen with the others in the series, The Football Family celebrates everything that brings us together in the great sport of 6 a side football, and now with leagues set to resume throughout…
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THE STADIUM RISES IN MOLDOVA

A world class tournament needs a world class stadium. And that’s exactly what is being promised in Moldova for this autumn’s planned Intercontinental Cup. The potential for a brand new invitational tournament for full members of ISF was announced last week, but now we can reveal that work on the stadium is underway. A wonderful…
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GHOST GOAL CONTROVERSY: UK SOCCA CHIEF SPEAKS UP FOR OFFICIALS

Assistant Referees are having to adapt to a new role, that’s the verdict of UK 6 a side Head Referee after the so called ghost goal in the Aston Villa v Sheffield United match. Football was back last night, and it was the referees and match officials that ended up in the spotlight. The watching…
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6 A SIDE IS BACK!

Football’s Coming Home. You don’t know how long we’ve waited to say that  – and you to hear it, no doubt. For the first time since March 19th we can say the words that mean that the world is returning to normal: 6 a side football is back. We can confirm that this afternoon that Leisure…
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GED STEPS DOWN

Last week we reported on the ISF Elite Referees group meeting which saw Mark Clattenburg on hand to offer advice and support, as well as other UK Socca Referees. During the gathering – held on zoom –  it was announced that one of the officials in this group was stepping down from the organisation.  Gediminas…
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INTERCONTINENTAL CUP: ALL THE LATEST

With the forthcoming Mexico World Cup delayed, the Leisure Leagues powered ISF are pressing forward with their plans to stage an Intercontinental Cup in Moldova at the end of September 2020. Both the Moldovan Federation and the ISF are currently concluding contractual talks and we can reveal some of the details which will be included. Crucially, and with the…
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MARK ZOOMS IN FOR REFS MEETING

The Leisure Leagues powered ISF Elite Referees Group (including UK Socca officials) had some elite training this week, as Mark Clattenburg dropped into their zoom call. Clattenburg – commonly regarded as the world’s best referee – has been a welcome presence at the last two world cups, in Crete and Lisbon, and was on hand…
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EXCLUSIVE: INTERCONTINENTAL CUP DISCUSSIONS UNDERWAY

This afternoon we can reveal that talks are underway that could see a brand new small sided football tournament for this autumn. The ISF and the Federation of Moldova are exploring the potential of The Intercontinental Cup, which is slated to take place in Moldova and is likely to feature sixteen teams.The four day event…
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FIRST XI PART 7: MAAZ KHAN, LEISURE LEAGUES PAKISTAN

We are proud to be part of the biggest 6 a side family in the world. A leading member of the ISF, the governing body for the large network of 6 a side football players on the planet. Pakistan is the country that has perhaps best embodied this growth in the last few years, as…
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AND THE REPLICA SHIRT GOES TOO….

It was a case of the Price is right, when it came to the Leisure Leagues Prize Draw this week. Thousands of people worldwide tuned into the Stay At Home Special on Wednesday,, but it was James Price who walked off with the replica England Euro 96 shirt when the winners were announced on Instagram.…
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