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.
On the eve of the FIFA Futsal World Cup final in Columbia the Irish FA is pleased to announce that it will be establishing the Association’s first ever International Futsal squad in October 2016 offering players the opportunity to wear the green shirt of Northern Ireland.
The first official international matches of the national futsal team against England will be played on 30 October and 1 November 2016 at the Island Park Hall in Hamburg. Sport1 will broadcast the games live on TV.
Massimiliano Bellarte is one of the top Futsal coaches in the world and he has moved to Belgium to lead FP-Halle-Gooik into the next stage of the club's professional development and to challenge the top clubs in Europe for a place in the final four of the UEFA Futsal Cup.
Futsal development in Northern Ireland receives the support and endorsement from the senior management at the Irish FA right down to the associations coaching development and delivery team, there is a lot of excitement for the sports development.
Recently in Scotland, the home nation welcomed Gibraltar for two international friendly matches to give their national head coach an opportunity to observe his players and to see if his development plans are making progress and he was not disappointed as his players put in two great performances and won…