Category: Socca

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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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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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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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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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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MALTA READY FOR CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SHOT

After what seems like months of bad news, it is great to have something positive to report on. We have been delighted this week to welcome a brand new member to the ISF. Malta, have joined as an Associate Member and we look forward to welcoming their affiliated teams to Champions League events in the…
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