Category: England

From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

Mark Confirms Greece Switch

As we reported the other week, Leisure Leagues Ambassador Mark Clattenburg, has taken the referees’ top job in Greece. He confirmed the news on Facebook this morning saying: “Delighted to sign a 2 year contract with the Greece Football Federation to become the Head of the Central Referees Committee. After hanging up my whistle I…
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From The Boxing Ring To Old Trafford – Kevin Reeves Part One

Just recently in the Premier League, Roy Hodgson took charge of his Crystal Palace side against Frank Lampard’s Chelsea, and the commentator talked about Hodgson beginning his managerial career before Lampard was born. He also said something about the “globetrotting” nature of the former England boss’ career, as it had taken in spells – amongst…
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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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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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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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