The English Football Association announced today a three-year partnership with the Pokémon Company International to support their National Futsal Programme.
It has been a long summer and the dust is still to settle but we are now armed with (some of) the knowledge of how our senior futsal landscape will look for 2019/20 in England.
Richard Allen, the Director of Football at Loughborough University, has been appointed to the Football Association (FA) Council and will also sit on the Futsal Committee.
Management at Manchester Futsal club believes it could soon take off.
Manchester Futsal Club has been one of the most prominent and established clubs in Great Britain. Futsal Focus takes a look at the club, its successes this year and talks with club co-founder Simon Wright.
Sheffield FC – Worlds oldest Football Club – For taking the trouble to recognize my 20 years involvement with futsal, an interest started initially by making a phone call to FIFA as FA was unresponsive to requests to support the game being played in England at the time.
I first came across Futsal when my teacher asked me if I would be interested in playing for his national league team and to be completely honest I just thought why not give it a go.
Futsal Focus proposes a Six Nations Futsal Club Championship were the winners of the Irish, Northern Irish, Scottish, English, Welsh and French leagues compete for the title.
At the start of next month, Scotland will host the Futsal Home Nations Championship at Oriam in Edinburgh from 1 December, with entry to matches free of charge.
England Futsal captain Luke Ballinger received a golden cap in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley.