Research

Progress despite defeat, England launch their new FA Futsal Strategy 2018-24
England lost their recent friendly matches against Croatia 4-0 and 2-6 who are 40 places above them in the World Rankings but they aim to continue developing and succeeding on and off the court.
Time to talk about food - we are what we eat - going vegan
There has been a significant spike in the number of people going vegan in the UK since 2016 when there were roughly 540,000 vegans, now there are more than 3.5 million British people now identifying as such.
“The World at their Feet: A Combined Historical Ranking of Nations Competing in Football and Futsal”
“The World at their Feet: A Combined Historical Ranking of Nations Competing in Football and Futsal” a study just published in the American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine @sciepub by Sheffield Hallam University & Bay Area Futsal Club researchers.
Presentation: Real Betis Director of Futsal Pablo Vilches
On Day Two of the Futsal Focus Business Conference, Pablo Vilches, Director of Futsal and Women's Football present presented about Spanish Futsal, club structure among other points and used Real Betis as a case study.
Eldon Abrahams Presentation: How to develop a successful Futsal centre
On the 6 and 7 September, the World's First Futsal Business Conference took place, the Futsal Focus Network Business Conference in partnership with Tranmere Rovers FC. On the second day, the third presentation was by Eldon Abrahams, Founder and Co-Director of WA State Futsal Centre in Perth, Western Australia.
Tachapat Benjasiriwan Presentation: The development of Futsal in Thailand
On the first day of the the Futsal Focus Network Business Conference, the second presentation was by Tachapat "Ben" Benjasiriwan, Chairman of the AFC Futsal Club Champions, PPT Chonburi Bluewave Futsal Club.
Antonio Paisana Presentation: Futsal club development at Sporting Clube de Braga
The opening presentation of the Futsal Focus Network Business Conference was by Antonio Paisana, head of Futsal at Sporting Clube de Braga/ AA Universidade de Minho.
Is there a Potential Market for Futsal in the UK? A Critical Analysis
Pedro Bernardini, an amateur Futsal player in the UK and a Master’s student at the University College of Football Business - Wembley, wrote this review of his dissertation titled 'Is there a market for Futsal in the UK? A Critical Analysis' for Futsal Focus.
The potential legacy of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016 Colombia
Dr Dan Parnell (@parnell_daniel) and Dr Paul Widdop (@fire_and_skill) turn their lens on Medellín, Colombia to explore the potential legacy impacts of the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup. The research communication was done for Futsal Focus.
Irish FA Futsal Development Strategy 2016-2020
Download the Irish FA Futsal development strategy 2016-2020 was launched recently to grow the sport for Men, Women and Youth sections.

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