Spain has been represented in 14 of the last 17 UEFA Futsal Cup finals but at this year's first UEFA Futsal Champions League there will be no representation at this historic occasion for the competition.
All 23 inaugural entrants will be involved in the UEFA Women's Futsal EURO qualifying draw at 13:30CET on Thursday 5 July in Nyon.
The UEFA Futsal EURO is to be expanded to 16 teams, Women's and Under-19 Futsal EUROs launched and a UEFA Futsal Champions League is to replace the UEFA Futsal Cup.
UEFA Futsal EURO preliminary round qualification hopes finished for England when they lost to Albania and Futsal Focus spoke with experienced English Futsal veteran Stuart Cook to hear his thoughts on the EUROs, Futsal in England, English player development needs and more.
Today, hosts nations for the EURO 2018 preliminaries will take place in Georgia, Wales, Latvia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Lithuania, and Gibraltar. Players will take to the court and coaches will stand on the sidelines hoping that their preparations will be enough to see them through to the main round qualifiers.