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09 Dec 2022
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JERRY SIGNS ON

Jerry Gill knows a thing or two about football at all levels. A career that began in the Conference with Bath City and took in nearly 300 games in th…

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NO TEAM? NO PROBLEM!

We are absolutely delighted to let you know that you can now register for all our AREA 6 a side leagues as a Single Player as well as a team.

We k…

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WORLD CUP LATEST

Leisure Leagues players are moving closer to a chance of glory at the world cup, as some of our top executives were amongst a delegation that went to…

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THAT'S THE BAY TO DO IT

The brand-new season in the best community 6 a side football league in Herne Bay kicked off last night, and it was Over The Hill who put down an earl…

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A TAINTED FESTIVAL OF THE WORLD'S GAME

The biggest football tournament in the world kicks off next week, and all the talk, speculation and controversy will stop. but it’s certainly been in…

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FIVE MORE YEARS

Our longest serving Leisure Leagues Partners signed on for another five years this week and immediately celebrated by extending five of their leagues …

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NIGEL HUDDLESTON: A LOOK AT HIS CAREER

We like to keep a close eye on Sports Ministers at the DCMS, and the Secretaries of State, too.

Since our first dealings with Chris Smith, the DCM…

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TEAMS HEAD TO MOROCCO NEXT SPRING

The ISF – the world 6 a side governing body powered by Leisure Leagues is delighted to announce the first ever Arab Corporate Football Cup.

The …

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PENNY MORDAUNT OR BUST

If the Conservatives MPs and members don’t choose Penny Mordaunt this time then they will deserve to lose the next election.

The public are not fo…

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LEISURE LEAGUES WORLD RANKINGS ANNOUNCED

Leisure Leagues players from around the world enjoyed a mixed time of it after the world rankings for 6 a side football were announced.

Players fr…

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WARWICK NETBALL: COMMUNITY RIGHT AT THE HEART OF IT

Almost 50 people from across the Warwick Area got back to sport this week as a brand-new initiative got underway in the town.

Netball Leagues …

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TAKING ON THE WORLD IN THE 5 A SIDE FOOTBALL SHOW

The October edition of the 5 a side football show aired last night and it provided yet more stunning entertainment.

It was a special episode from …

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FINLAY PLEASED WITH SCOTLAND SHOWING

Scotland 6aside team manager Graham Finlay applauded his team’s performances in the recent World Cup, held in Budapest, Hungary.

Although knocked …

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ENGLAND TO REGROUP AND RETHINK

England management duo Henry Muggeridge and Arjun Jung were disappointed but praised tournament organisers Hungary after their return from the Budape…

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THE SAMBA KINGS PREVAIL IN HUNGARY

Move over Pele, Romario, Ronaldo, Cafu, and Socrates  – Brazil has some new football heroes.

The country that gave the world Samba Football…

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6 A SIDE WORLD CUP: FINAL DAY

And then there were four.

After Super Saturday lived up to its billing with a day of incredible action, there are just four teams left with a chan…

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MOUTH WATERING SATURDAY IN PROSPECT

Your Super Saturday is sorted.

Let the 6 a side football World Cup be your guide through a whole day of incredible action, beginning at 11.05am (C…

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KNOCKOUT BLOWS DELIVERED

Something close to the calm after the storm today in Hungary as both the weather settled down and the line-up for the knockout rounds became clearer….

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RICHARD JOHNSON

The loss of ISF’s medical director, Dr Richard Johnson, who died yesterday, aged 56, will be a shock to the many friends in Socca who knew and truste…

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WORLD CUP LATEST

After the incredible deluge of rain which hit Budapest this afternoon, forced the postponement of the England v Ukraine and Poland v Lithuania games …

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GERMANY PROGRESS ON DAY 5

A real topsy turvy day in the World Cup as the qualifying situation got a little clearer as we had into the business end of the tournament.

It was…

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LUCKY 13 ON DAY 4 AS PAKISTAN GRAB POINT

Another full day at the 6 a side World Cup on day four of the Leisure Leagues powered World Cup with 13 astonishing fixtures taking place.

It all …

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GERMANY BACK IN FORM ON DAY 3

Germany made up for their opening game disappointment, to underline their credentials on Day 3 of the world cup in Budapest.

The 2018 winners suff…

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UKRAINE CREATE THE HEADLINES ON DAY TWO

It was an emotional day on day two of the ISF World Cup – and Ukraine delivered a performance to match the occasion.

Players from the war-torn c…

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6 A SIDE WORLD CUP - DAY ONE ROUND UP

And we’re live!

The third ISF World Cup, powered by Leisure Leagues, got started in Budapest yesterday for the first time for three years and Hung…

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WORLD CUP SET FOR KICK OFF

After three long years, we finally stand on the eve of the third ISF 6 a side world cup, powered by Leisure Leagues.

42 teams will compete for the…

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ENGLAND PLAN TO HONOUR QUEEN

The England 6 a side team has announced today that it will still complete in the Leisure Leagues powered World Cup.

There had been speculation tha…

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QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Everyone at Leisure Leagues shares the sorrow of both the whole country and the wider world at the passing of Queen Elizabeth II yesterday.

Her lo…

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5 A SIDE FOOTBALL SHOW TONIGHT

Footballers from Yorkshire to the midlands and referees from the South East, are just some of the people in our network who have been visited this mo…

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PRO:DIRECT DEAL ANNOUNCED

The Leisure Leagues powered International Socca Federation is pleased to announce that Pro:Direct Soccer are the kit and apparel sponsor for all of o…

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE STAYS IN SLOVENIA

The Champions League is staying in Slovenia – as home advantage proved crucial again as the world’s best 6 a side club teams met.

Leisure leag…

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LEISURE LEAGUES LITHUANIA PLAYERS GET WORLD CUP CHANCE

Leisure Leagues players from across Lithuania will be representing their country as they make the step up to the World Cup from their local leagues

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE KICKS OFF

Today is a big day for some of the best teams in the Leisure Leagues network, as the Champions league gets underway.

Maribor in Slovenia provides the…

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PETE WALTON JOINS LEISURE LEAGUES

Ex-premiership referee Peter Walton, and current star analyst on BT Sport for Champions League, Europa League and Premier Leagues games, has joined L…

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6 a side Champions League: Latest News

We are absolutely delighted to announce that the draw for the Leisure Leagues powered 6 a side Champions League was made yesterday and 40 teams will …

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TRIPLE THREAT FOR KEN'S BOYS IN BRIDGEND 6 A SIDE

“We can’t pass to someone in our shirts”.

“It’s like the players have never met each other”.

We’ve all heard those shouts at foot…

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ALL THE TV YOU NEED: 7PM TONIGHT!

Tonight, sees the August instalment of Leisure Leagues TV direct from our Head Office.

The show will see a host of new, exciting features, includi…

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PAKISTAN FOOTBALLERS GIVEN INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY

Leisure Leagues Pakistan are offering an incredible opportunity for European based footballers of Pakistani origin to play in the world cup.

They …

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Leisure Leagues Confirms £50,000 Sponsorship For England Team

With the third official 6aside World Cup due to take place in Budapest in September, Leisure Leagues have announced their funding package for the Eng…

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BEN THE BLUEBIRD TO HELP WALES FLY

Wales 6 a side are delighted to announce that Ben Parry has joined the set up as a strength and conditioning coach.

Ben works at Championship side…

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WOMEN'S FOOTBALL - ALWAYS AT THE HEART OF ALL WE DO

England’s 8-0 demolition of Norway – in what had been thought to be a close game by the pundits – not only ensured their passage to the Quarter…

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JOHN GWYNNE – MORE THAN DARTS

With the passing of broadcasting legend, John Gwynne, this morning, one of our Senior Executives offers his thoughts on what he meant to Leisure Leag…

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LOVE ISLAND MEETS LEISURE LEAGUES AS THE TV SHOW AIRS

The July edition of the Leisure Leagues TV show took place again last night, with Love Island style fun, the Goal Rush, a Team Mates section – and …

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NOTHING BETTER THAN SLICED BREAD AS PORTADOWN 6 A SIDE LEAGUE KICKS OFF

The brand-new season in the official 6 a side football league in Portadown kicked off last weekend, and it was Sliced Bread who put down an early mar…

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Mums V Mums Netball Whips Up A Storm

Mums V Mums Netball leagues have been creating a storm wherever they’ve been played. But in Wigan, last weekend, they lived up to that better than …

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READING ALL ABOUT IT AS THE 6 A SIDE KICKS OFF

The brand-new season in the best community 6 a side football league in South Reading kicked off last night, and it was Gerry Had A Dream who put …

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Register Now As A Single Player

We are absolutely delighted to let you know that you can now register on all of our leagues as a Single Player.

We know not everyone has a team to…

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HUNGARY FOR THE 6 A SIDE WORLD CUP

The Leisure Leagues powered ISF are delighted to announce that, following the cancellation of the Mexico World Cup, the 2022 event will now be staged…

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WORLD CUP EXCLUSIVE IF YOU TUNE IN TONIGHT

Where will the Leisure Leagues powered ISF 6 a side football World Cup 2022 be?

The wait to answer that question is almost over and you can find o…

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UKRAINIAN REFUGEE BANGS IN THE GOALS

One of the best things about 6 a side football in general and our leagues in particular is their ability to cross borders and break down barriers.

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JUBILEE WEEKEND OPENING HOURS

With the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend almost upon us, we can confirm our Head Office opening hours over the next few days:

Wednesday 1st Jun…

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A HARD BREXIT PRODUCES THE GOODS AS GREAT YARMOUTH 6 A SIDE KICKS OFF

The benefits of Brexit were finally shown last night as Brexit Ballers voted themselves to the top of the table, as the new Great Yarmouth 6 a side l…

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AFC BREXIT WRAP UP THE KILKENNY 6 A SIDE LEAGUE IN STYLE

AFC Brexit had already won the Kilkenny 6 a side league even before the last game of the season – but they put the finishing touches on it in style…

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NEW PARTNER PROTECTED BY FREE LEGAL HELP

Our Partners will usually think of our website, hosting, insurance, support and website updates to keep our website leading in the industry, as to th…

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Leisure Leagues Part of England 6 a side Pathway

Leisure Leagues players could find themselves at the 6 a side world cup in the future, after one of the joint managers of the England side declared: …

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OH MY, THE OMAGH 6 A SIDE LEAGUE KICKS OFF IN STYLE

The brand-new season in the best community 6 a side football league in Omagh kicked off last night, and it was FC Pakistan who put down an early mark…

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DAVE GETS TO 500

One of the most respected referees in Leisure Leagues history celebrated 500 appointments as a Leisure Leagues Referee and declared: “onwards to 10…

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LEISURE LEAGUES TV...TONIGHT!!

Don’t forget to tune into the latest instalment of Leisure Leagues TV tonight, as the brand-new monthly TV airs at 7pm.

Just before the Champion…

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NETBALL AT YOUR BREC-ON CALL

A brand-new sporting concept is coming to Brecon as a netball league is starting next week. Social, community netball will never be the same again.

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MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL COMPLETES THE HAT-TRICK

More than 500 people began their 6 a side journey last night as three brand new leagues kicked off on a very special Monday night.

Footballers as …

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TEAM SPOTLIGHT: THE PRAWNS, TEWKESBURY 6 A SIDE MONDAY

Back in November 2021 we were delighted to take over the running of the Tewkesbury School Sports Centre 6 a side league – and we were even more del…

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LEISURE LEAGUES NEW ENGLAND ERA BEGINS

Players from across the Leisure Leagues network will be jetting to Croatia this weekend for a major international 6 a side tournament.

The new loo…

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NORTH OF LARNE SHOW THE WAY AS NEW SEASON KICKS OFF

The brand new season in the best community 6 a side football league in Larne kicked off last night, and it was The North Of Larne who put down an ear…

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Leisure Leagues Easter Opening Hours

Everyone at Leisure Leagues would like to wish all our customers and their families a Happy Easter.

Below you will find our Head Office opening h…

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Get to Know Spintso

Recently we announced a brand new partnership to benefit our referees. Officials at our elite events will be kitted out with state-of-the-art Spintso…

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YOU WON'T BE-CLEEVE THE DIFFERENCE

There are just a few spaces left in the official Bishops Cleeve 6-a-side league and teams can take advantage of free entry right now.

Area Manager…

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The Winning Crew In Crewe 6 a side

The fastest growing and best 6 a side league in Crewe has already it’s begun its latest season, but the victorious teams from last season have take…

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LEISURE LEAGUES FRANCHISEE SENDS UKRAINE SUPPORT

The kind-hearted players in the Leisure Leagues Lithuania’s Leisure Leagues have done what they can to aid the effort to help Ukraine.

Players f…

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UKRAINE SOLIDARITY FROM THE WORLD LEADER

As the humanitarian crisis worsens in Ukraine as a result of the ongoing invasion by Russia, the world’s largest provider of community sport has an…

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UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT

New management duo announced for England 6aside team

The UK’s leading small sided leagues operator, Leisure Leagues, who own the license to operat…

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OUR NEXT STAR COULD BE YOU!

Leisure Leagues is beginning our very own version of Britain’s Got Talent – and the winner, as we search for a brand new star, could be you.

A…

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LEISURE LEAGUES FRANCHISE SCHEME CONTINUES TO GROW

We were able to welcome four new Franchisee’s to the family this week, as the world’s largest provider of community sport continues to grow.

L…

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MAD FOR IT AS MANCHESTER 6 A SIDE KICKS OFF

The brand new community 6 a side football league in Manchester kicked off last night, and it was Covid 9 Team who put down an early marker.

Their …

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LL Ref Leads The UK On Inclusion

Congratulations to one of our referees, Simon Mahomed, who has just won national recognition for his work with social inclusion.

Simon, 41 from Ch…

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A HAT-TRICK OF NEW LEAGUES (AND MORE ON THE WAY)

Leisure Leagues are the hat-trick heroes, with a trio of new leagues kicking off in the last two days.

This means upwards of 500 players from arou…

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SCOTLAND 6 A SIDE'S MOST CAPPED PLAYER TO FACE RANGERS

Congratulations to one of our own, Iain Anderson, who will be lining up against one of the most iconic football club’s in the world next month, aft…

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A WORLD FIRST FOR HUNGARY

A momentous weekend in Hungary saw a world first for small sided football.

In a deal that could have seismic ramifications for the sport across th…

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LEAGUE SPOTLIGHT: TEWKESBURY MONDAY 6 A SIDE

“It’s gone from strength to strength since Leisure Leagues took over”. That’s the assessment of a long serving member of staff at the Tewkesb…

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6 A SIDE WORLD CUP: LATEST NEWS

With the ever changing global situation meaning such a lack of certainty, Leisure Leagues can today give clarity to all our players regarding the pla…

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LEISURE LEAGUES: WE'RE HIRING

New Year, New Job, New You?

The world’s largest provider of sports leagues is looking for new people!

We have multiple opportunities across a…

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Christmas Gesture Warms Hearts

Last week we reported on the wonderful gesture of players, staff and management in our Preston league as they supported a children’s hospice in the…

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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OPENING HOURS

We’d like to let all teams know our Christmas and New Year opening hours.

Please be aware that some leagues do remain ON even when the office is…

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HUNGARY FOR MORE

Leisure Leagues players from across the network in Hungary took part in a cup competition last weekend to decide the team for the World Cup 2022.

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PLAYERS DONATIONS BRIGHTEN CHRISTMAS FOR SICK CHILDREN

Children in a Hospice in Lancashire will be having a brighter Christmas thanks to the generosity of our players and league staff.

Award winning re…

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MASSIVE PARTNERSHIP ENHANCES WORLD CUP EXPERIENCE

We are delighted to announce the continuation of our partnership with AXIWI, the wireless communication business that are the exclusive suppliers of …

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MADEIRA IN HOT FORM AS LEICESTER 5 A SIDE KICK'S OFF

The brand new community 5 a side football league in Leicester kicked off last night, and it was Madeira FC who put down an early marker.

Their 11-…

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UNDERCOVER CLATTENBURG A REAL HIT AT WARWICK 6ASIDE

Footballers in Warwick’s best 6aside league got a shock the other week when the world’s most famous referee was the man in the middle for their g…

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THE LONGEST SERVING 6 A SIDE TEAM IN HISTORY

Back in 1997, the world record transfer fee was broken when Ronaldo moved to Inter Milan from Barcelona for 19.5m, Marcus Rashford was born and the U…

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GAMO FOR A LAUGH AS STOCKPORT 6 A SIDE KICKS OFF

The brand new community 6 a side football league in Stockport kicked off this week, and it was Gamo FC who put down an early marker.

Their 8-2 thu…

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DUNSTABLE 6ASIDE BENEFITS AS LEISURE LEAGUES PROVES COMMITMENT AGAIN

Leisure Leagues have been praised, by one of the top referees in the world, for putting their zero tolerance approach to ill-discipline into practice…

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A BERRY GOOD START AS SHAFTESBURY 6 A SIDE KICKS OFF

The brand new community 6 a side football league in Shaftesbury kicked off last night, and it was Twigs And Berries who put down an early marker.

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LEEK TOWN'S NEW ERA SEES NEW 6 A SIDE LEAGUE

The very start of 2022 is the start of a new era for 6 a side in the Staffordshire Moorlands, with the news that Leisure Leagues is coming to the bra…

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Facebook: Yesterday's Social Media

Here at Leisure Leagues, in 30 years of operating our small sided leagues, we’ve been involved in some notable firsts.

All those years ago we saw …

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FIVE ALIVE IN MANCHESTER’s NEWEST 5 A SIDE LEAGUE KICKS OFF

A real bunch of fives yesterday saw Manchester’s newest league kick off at Trinity Sports Centre.

Appropriately enough, perhaps for a new 5aside…

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LEISURE LEAGUES: MAKES YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE

The opportunity to play for your country, receiving the
adulation of millions, is on offer to all our players.

Leisure Leagues are the driving for…

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CLICKS RATES GO UP AS UNI LEAGUES KICK OFF

The first ever Uni League in kicked off in Pontypridd this week, and it was Netclicks And Chill who gave a masters performance

Their 6-0 win again…

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FC MOLDOVA PREVIAL IN IRISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

This year, the Ireland Socca championship attracted a large number of teams that decided to test themselves against opponents from all over the count…

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MARK CLATTENBURG EXCLUSIVE - THE WHISTLE BLOWER SPEAKS

“It’s given me the best days of my life”. Mark Clattenburg is unequivocal as he reflects on his career as a referee, “and I look back on it …

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NIGEL HUDDLESTON MUST GO: RESHUFFLE REACTION

If Nigel Huddleston doesn’t get the sack, then it’s Boris Johnson who doesn’t know what he’s doing

We’ve all heard the chant when a team is losing…

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Special Delivery For A School In Taunton Makes Sport Accessible For All

A school in Somerset has taken delivery of hundreds of pounds worth of equipment as the World’s largest provider of community sport continue to sup…

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