FA Futsal Fives (Leicestershire)

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The Leicestershire FA Futsal Fives League for 2013 is now running on a weekly basis.

Up to date results from the league can be found on the League's FA.com Full Time Website, or by clicking here

About the League

The League takes place on Tuesday evenings at Brockington College, Blaby Road, Enderby, Leicestershire, LE19 4AQ. The league is currently limited to 8 teams so registrations are being taken on a first come first serve basis for the next league cycle starting in late April 2013.

The League costs £15 per match for a team to participate in, with matches lasting 40 minutes.

Please note, all players must be 16 years of age or older to participate in the League

To express your interest in entering a team for the next league cycle please click here.

For more information please contact:

Idafe Perez-Jimenez
Interim Football Development Manager (Adult)
E: Idafe.Perez-Jimenez@LeicestershireFA.com  
T: 0116 284 4955

What is Futsal?

Futsal is FIFA and UEFAs recognised format of 5-a-side football and in recent years has been embraced by The Football Association. FIFA claim that it is the fastest growing indoor sport in the world, and is immensely popular outside of the UK.

Futsal has played an important role in the technical development of some of the world’s leading football players; Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kaka, Xavi, Ronaldinho to name just a few all played Futsal as they grew up and developed into world beaters. The FA are keen to harness the benefits of this game and introduce it to benefit the technical development of English young players. Futsal is being played widely in schools, colleges and universities across the country, and The FA has established an adult National Futsal League and an England senior men’s Futsal team that plays in European and World Cups.

Futsal is a format of 5-a-side football that is played indoors with a smaller, heavier ball. The game is played to pitch lines and hockey-sized goals, which helps to encourage improved decision making and technical skill from young players.

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