Stephen McGettigan

What Futsal developments have been happening in India, 2024 AFC Futsal Asian Cup debutants

India were drawn in Group E of the AFC Futsal Asian Cup, Futsal Focus takes a look at how India's passion for futsal continues to grow as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) takes significant steps to develop the sport.

Futsal Focus takes a look at the groups for the 2024 AFC Futsal Asian Cup qualifiers

Futsal Focus takes a look at the recent AFC Futsal Asian Cup draw which included a total of 31 teams were drawn into eight groups.

Morocco are the Arab Futsal Cup champions for the third time in a row

Morocco’s futsal team won the Arab Cup for the 3rd time in a row, following their victory over Kuwait (7-1) in the final of the seventh edition of the competition!

Bloomsbury Futsal dominate English futsal in 2023

Bloomsbury Futsal dominated English futsal in2023 through leadership, structure, identifying talent, attention to detail, and implementing emotional intelligence.

Has the pendulum swung in English Futsal?

Ahead of this weekend's exciting FA National Futsal Series Final between Manchester Futsal Club and Bloomsbury Futsal, this article reviews and provides an insight into the history of futsal in England, problems it has faced but also the opportunities the market has to drive the sport’s development in a positive…

U.S Soccer announce Sascha Filippi as Interim Head Coach of Men’s Futsal National Team

U.S Soccer announced yesterday that Sascha Filippi as the Interim Head Coach of Men's Futsal National Team but we look at the work of his predecessor Dusan Jakica and ask the question; why was this change in management needed?

Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, France, and Belgium bid to host the 2026 UEFA Futsal EURO

Finland announced its bid to host the 2026 UEFA Futsal European Championship today, therefore, Futsal Focus reviews why each nations is interested to host the competition.

Solomon Islands continue their OFC Futsal Cup preparations with a trip to Vietnam

The Solomon Islands continue their Oceania Football Confederation Futsal Cup preparations with a trip to Vietnam. It will be interesting to see how New Zealand will prepare in order to fend off the Kurukuru challenge, retain their OFC Futsal Cup title and qualify for the World Cup for the first…

7th edition of the Arab Futsal Cup, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The draw for the seventh edition of the Arab Futsal Cup was held on Tuesday in Jeddah ahead of the tournament taking place in the Kingdom from June 6-16.

Futsal behind bars: looking for a second chance through futsal

Futsal is a sport practiced in all parts of the world, even in the most restricted places, futsal crosses borders, and even bars. Futsal Focus spoke with Blanche Aliño, Community Relations Service Officer and Spokesperson of the Cebu City Jail - Male Dormitory in the Philippines.