Category: Wales

From The Grass Roots To The World Cup

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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6 A SIDE IS BACK!

Football’s Coming Home. You don’t know how long we’ve waited to say that  – and you to hear it, no doubt. For the first time since March 19th we can say the words that mean that the world is returning to normal: 6 a side football is back. We can confirm that this afternoon that Leisure…
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GED STEPS DOWN

Last week we reported on the ISF Elite Referees group meeting which saw Mark Clattenburg on hand to offer advice and support, as well as other UK Socca Referees. During the gathering – held on zoom –  it was announced that one of the officials in this group was stepping down from the organisation.  Gediminas…
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INTERCONTINENTAL CUP: ALL THE LATEST

With the forthcoming Mexico World Cup delayed, the Leisure Leagues powered ISF are pressing forward with their plans to stage an Intercontinental Cup in Moldova at the end of September 2020. Both the Moldovan Federation and the ISF are currently concluding contractual talks and we can reveal some of the details which will be included. Crucially, and with the…
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