UK Socca News

From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

THE SOCCA….REVOLUTION

“You say you want a revolution?” sang The Beatles back in the late 1960’s and that feeling hung in the air some 40 odd years later, as a Leisure Leagues team from Camborne in Cornwall got the huge opportunity to train with the UK Socca England 6 a side team last weekend. Revolution one of…
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BIG RON BANGS THE DRUM FOR 6 A SIDE

“Modern footballers could benefit from playing more 6 a side football” – that’s the assessment of former Manchester United and West Brom boss “Big” Ron Atkinson, as players in local leagues across the land prepare to potentially pull on the national shirt of the country. Atkinson has recently been announced as the Director of Football…
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GOT LEGG’S

Players from the Leisure Leagues Bridgend leagues got a wonderful opportunity to improve their skills this past weekend, when some of them were part of the specially selected squad to receive coaching from former Welsh International, Andy Legg. The session took place under the watchful gaze of Wales 6 a side manager – and Leisure…
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JAMIE PROMISES PRIDE

New England Head Coach, Jamie Leggett, surveyed his first training session in charge and declared: “We’ll play with passion and pride.” As reported last week, the England team began its journey to the Crete World Cup in 2019, with a host of new players under the watchful eye of the new man in the hot…
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WALES PLAYERS SHOW THEIR LEGG’S

Players from the Wales 6 a side football team got a wonderful opportunity to improve their skills this past weekend, when some of them were part of the specially selected squad to receive coaching from former Welsh International, Andy Legg. The session took place under the watchful gaze of Wales 6 a side manager –…
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SNEAK PEAK AT CRETE

One of the highlights of this weeks International Socca Federation conference in Birmingham was the presentation on the World Cup in Crete. Between 12-20th October at least 32 teams from every part of Planet Football will descend on Crete for a festival that will showcase all that is wonderful about 6 a side football, both…
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A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

“A resounding success” – that was universal opinion of those present at the International Socca Federation Annual Conference, which took place in Birmingham this week. Delegates came from every corner of the world to be part of the event, with more joining on Skype as key Executives let the packed room at the Hyatt Hotel…
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SCOTT IN THE SPOTLIGHT

That feeling when you get bitten by the bug and you know you’ve found something that will be part of your life forever. There’s nothing like it. For Scott Jackson, Leisure Leagues Partner in Bridgwater, Somerset, that happened to him when he picked up the referees whistle. “Yes, it did,” he told us, and it…
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….AND THE WINNER IS

The ISF is delighted to reveal the name of the competition winners who have won the training session with the England team: The lucky lads picked out of the hundreds of entrants are Revo 6-a-side, from St Austell in Cornwall. As part of their prize, Revo, led by skipper David Waters, will now be attending…
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WALES GET A LEGG UP

Wales are boosting their bid for Socca World Cup glory by signing up a former professional footballer for a very special session in April. Andy Legg, who won six caps for his country, and played with Swansea in their famous cup winners cup run of the early 1990s.  Then turned out Birmingham City amongst others,…
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