UK Socca News

From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

FIRST ELEVEN. PART ONE – THANOS PAPADOPOULOS

6 a side football, the sport of Socca, brings us all together like nothing else on the planet. The unique atmosphere of the matches, the World Cup tournaments, the spirit, the camaraderie. It creates lasting friendships across continents, across language barriers, cultural differences and religions. It is the most inclusive sport in the world. The…
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WHAT IT TAKES TO TAKE ON THE WORLD – AND WIN

We are rightly proud of all Scotland, Wales and England achieved in the World Cup in 2020. Whether it was thrilling, attaching football, winning the Goal of the Tournament prize, or being involved in what was regarded as the Game of the Tournament, we more than played our part. However, only a select few have…
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ANOTHER PREMIER LEAGUE REF SIGNS ON

The Leisure Leagues powered International Socca Federation – of which we are proud to be a part –  is delighted to reveal that they have added another premier league whistle blower to their stable of International Match Officials. The ISF have worked with top refs such as Mark Clattenburg – commonly regarded the best referee…
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THE ONLY FILM YOU’LL EVER NEED

If you played in it, you know. If you were there, you felt it. If you were one of the millions watching around the world on one of the 70 channels that broadcast it, then you saw it. If you had family and friends living their dreams, then no doubt you have heard all the stories…
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REFEREE SAFETY IS IMPERATIVE – CLATTENBURG

The UK Socca’s Mark Clattenburg has stepped into the row over the resumption of 11 a side football and asked: Why is no one thinking of the referees. The North Easterner, commonly regarded as the world’s best match official, was part of the Daily Mail’s “Project Restart” feature and was concerned that the focus of…
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Is This The Biggest Collection Of Trophies In UK 6 a side History

Many teams throughout history, from Brazil in 1970, to the Real Madrid of Eusébio and the rest, can claim to be the Greatest Of All Time. What of  Arsenal’s so called Invincible side of 2004, or the Barcelona team that saw Messi and Ineista revolutionise the way the game was played? At the end of…
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HENRY STARS IN LEISURE LEAGUES SKILLS CHALLENGE – NOW IT’S YOUR TURN

A couple of weeks ago, England 6 a side world cup star Henry Muggeridge made the national news for his goal earlier this season. Today, the former Bristol City and Charlton Athletic player is the star of the latest Leisure Leagues Lockdown skills challenge. Here’s his offering: Reckon you can do better? Let Leisure Leagues…
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A SPECIAL BOND WITH THE UK

The bond between nations – isn’t that the best thing about Socca? The world cup brought 32 countries together with just one common goal. The spirit of 6 a side football. The results almost didn’t matter. Yesterday, the International Socca Federation spoke to Henry Koko – the man in charge of the Nigerian team –…
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THE UK BRINGS SOCCA TO THE WORLD

That week in Crete. That unforgettable seven days that saw the world’s eyes on Rethymno for Socca World Cup 2019. One of our sides – England – reached the quarter finals, with Scotland falling the round before, while Wales made their mark by claiming the Goal Of The Tournament award, but the facts are not…
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Self Isolation Fitness – St George’s Day England Special

Arjun’s Army. They lit up the world cup in Crete with their songs and their flags and their unwavering support for the UK teams. So, we could not think of anyone better to be the star of the St George’s Day edition of the Self Isolation fitness series, than the man himself. Arjun Jung took…
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