UK Socca News

From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

Get A Molly Olly’s Mask

A UK Socca backed children’s charity is hoping locals can help raise funds and awareness for their cause while abiding by a new law which makes face masks mandatory in shops and supermarkets. The obligation to wear a face covering in English shops comes into force today (Friday) with fines of up to £100 for…
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New International Tournament Officially Sanctioned

The first ISF International tournament after the pandemic, the Intercontinental Cup in Moldova, has been officially sanctioned by the ISF to be staged in September 2020. The tournament, comprising 16 invited teams, will take place between the 23rd and 26th of September in a purpose-built stadium in the capital, Chisinau, and will be the first…
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CLATTENBURG HEADS TO GREECE

UK Socca Referee Ambassador, Mark Clattenburg, has tonight announced his retirement as an 11 a side official – at the same time that it was revealed that he will be taking over as Head Referee in Greece. Mark, who refereed the 6 a side World Cup final in Lisbon and was on hand again in…
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“It’s Gone Brilliantly” – Ref In First Post-Covid League Speaks

The first six a side league affiliated to UK Socca to resume in the post Covid-19 era got underway a couple of weeks ago, and the referee told us: “The players on the island have been brilliant.” Guernsey became the first league to kick off post-lockdown when it got underway on the 24th June (pictured…
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LET THE PEOPLE PLAY!

On the day it revealed a 287% rise in teams looking to join its competitions, the world’s leading provider of community sports has told the government: let the people play. Leisure Leagues, who run leagues on five continents throughout the world, and has over 1 million players, has reported a huge spike in team entries since…
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FIRST XI – JAMIE LEGGETT. ENGLAND COACH

The Football Family collection has brought people together all over the world, as we start to play our great sport again. There are few people, though, that are as well qualified to be part of this series than this man. Rising to prominence, first as a player with International FC – one of the finest…
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MORE NEWS ON MOLDOVA STADIUM

A new stadium in Moldova got the Mayoral seal of approval this week as Ion Ceban, the Mayor of Chisinau City, surveyed the construction that will house the Leisure Leagues powered Intercontinental Cup in the autumn. The Municipality have a major role in this project in La Izvor Park, working hand in hand with Moldavian…
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300,000,000 + WATCH THE WORLD CUP

300,000,000 fans can’t be wrong can they?! Think about that for a minute. 300,000,000 is a population that only three countries – China, India and the US – can match, and yet that is how many people watched the ISF World Cup 2019 in Rethmyno. Official figures can now be revealed today that show our…
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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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