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09 Dec 2018
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A CHRISTMAS CRACKER?

“So this is Christmas and what have you done” Asked John Lennon once.

Whatever he was getting at, in 1971 when he released the song,  he probably…

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LEISURE LEAGUES WELCOMES SLOVAKIA

Leisure Leagues is delighted to welcome Slovakia as the latest country to join our global network.

Javer Gusejnov, an experienced league official a…

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A CHRISTMAS HAMPER THAT IS WORTH WINNING: TUNE INTO THE LEISURE LEAGUES PRIZE DRAW

Christmas is upon us. There’s lights are going up, the John Lewis advert is on and everyone is saying “I don’t feel very Christmassy yet.”

If that …

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EASTBOURNE 6 A SIDE: ALL THE LATEST ON THE NEW LEAGUES

Leisure Leagues is now the only place that you can play 6 a side football at Eastbourne Borough FC after they signed an exclusive deal with the footba…

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BRAND NEW 5 A SIDE LEAGUE FOR AYLESBURY THIS DECEMBER

Footballers in Aylesbury will have even more choice next month as a long established football firm expands its business.

Leisure Leagues – Europe…

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BRAND NEW 6 A SIDE LEAGUES KICK OFF IN CHADDESLEY CORBETT IN JANUARY

A chance to fly to Germany on holiday and a chance to benefit charities too, is on offer as two brand new community 6 a side football competitions get…

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LEISURE LEAGUES OCTOBER PRIZE DRAW: ALRIGHT ON THE NIKE

The latest instalment of the Leisure Leagues prize draw took place this afternoon in Head Office, and there were all kinds of sweet thrills and spills…

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"IT WAS AMAZING" - TEAM SPEAKS OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PRIDE

The first ever Socca Champions League took place last month as some of the best club sides in 6 a side football battled it out for the right to take s…

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LEISURE LEAGUES TAKING OVER EASTBOURNE'S BIGGEST 6 A SIDE LEAGUES

Leisure Leagues are delighted to confirm that we will be the new and exclusive provider of 6-a-side leagues at Eastbourne Borough FC!

The worlds b…

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WONDERFUL FIRST NIGHT AS MOUNTAIN ASH 6 A SIDE KICKS OFF

The first night of the Mountain Ash 6 a side football league went off with a real bang this week, with the town coming out in droves to play some Sund…

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WESTON FRANCHISEE SCOOPS CASH REWARD AS BUSINESS THRIVES

A former referee turned owner of a football leagues franchise in Weston Super Mare was scoring big himself this week as he received a £500 cash windf…

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LEISURE LEAGUES GOAL OF THE MONTH: OCTOBER IS FULL OF CRACKERS

We have, for many months now, been running the Goal of the month competition on the Leisure Leagues Facebook page.

There have been some cracking go…

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ANOTHER 6 A SIDE LEAGUE IN WORCESTER AS WEDNESDAY LEAGUE KICKS OFF

Footballers in Worcester will have even more choice next week as a long established football firm expands its business.

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LEISURE LEAGUES REFEREE RECEIVES SENTENCE AFTER STEALING CASH IN SOUTH WALES

A Blackwood man was left with a suspended prison sentence –  and good causes were left counting the cost – after he stole the money from an Aberdare …

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NEW SEASON KICKS OFF IN RUGELEY 6-A-SIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE

The next season in the brand new 6 a side league in Rugeley is kicking off next week– and teams are urged to join now before the last few remaining …

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NEW SEASON STARTING IN NUNEATON 6-A-SIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE

A new season is starting in the Nuneaton 6 a side leagues – and teams are urged to join now before the last few remaining places are snapped up!

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KEIGHLEY'S FIRST LEISURE LEAGUE KICKS OFF

It was a case of Who Dares Wins as the first ever Leisure League in Keighley kicked off last night.

Not only is that the motto of the SAS, but a te…

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THE ACTION HEATS UP IN THE WINSFORD 6 A SIDE LEAGUE

The brand new Winsford 6 a side league saw its second fixtures take place this week and there is only one team with a 100% record after the opening pa…

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DYNAMIK WIN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AS LEISURE LEAGUES TEAMS BATTLE HARD

Poland’s Dynamik Torun were crowned as the first Socca Champions League victors after four stunning days of action in Croatia.

Torun edged an-all…

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PRESSURE GROWS ON NEW CULTURE SECRETARY AS REPORT REVEALS DCMS GIVES MILLIONS TO THE FA

A report by one of the UK’s leading football organisations has uncovered the Government’s multi-million pound donations to the FA have continued d…

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LEISURE LEAGUES TEAMS READY TO BATTLE IT OUT FOR EURO SOCCA GLORY

The first ever Socca Champions League gets underway in a little over two and a half hours time and three Leisure Leagues teams were involved as the dr…

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READY TO BE STARS IN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

The whole of the Leisure Leagues family is behind the Balkan’s Stars as they head to Croatia in search of Socca Champions League glory.

The team, …

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LEISURE LEAGUES GOAL OF THE MONTH: THE INTERNATIONAL VERSION

It’s time for the ever-popular goal of the month vote for September.

And this month it is really special!

We thought that this month, instead of…

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EVEN MORE CHOICE FOR READING 5 A SIDE FOOTBALLERS

Footballers in Reading will have even more choice next month as a long established football firm expands its business.

Leisure Leagues – Europe…

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PRIZES GALORE IN THE SEPTEMBER LEISURE LEAGUES PRIZE DRAW

The Leisure Leagues Prize draw for September took place this lunch-time and one of the star prizes was snapped up.

The Zorb football day courtesy o…

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GET TO KNOW POREC

With the great and the good of the Socca Club Game decamping to Croatia in 10 days’ time for the first Socca Champions League, here’s our handy gu…

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THOUGHTS TURN TO THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

After the excitement of Germany’s win in the first Socca World Cup, thoughts now turn to Croatia in a couple of weeks time, as the best club teams t…

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BRAND NEW 6 A SIDE LEAGUE KICKS OFF IN GUISELEY THIS OCTOBER

A chance to fly to Germany on holiday is on offer as a brand new community 6 a side football competition gets ready for kick off in October.

The le…

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FOOTBALLERS OFFERED PLAYING LIFELINE BY LEISURE LEAGUES AS POWERLEAGUE CLOSES SITES

Players affected by the closure of the Powerleague sites across the country have been offered a footballing lifeline by Leisure Leagues.

Last week,…

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GERMANY TAKE HOME THE LEISURE LEAGUES POWERED SOCCA WORLD CUP

Germany won the first Socca World Cup  – Powered by Leisure Leagues –  after a late goal saw them home 1-0 against Poland.

A strike from Kuhle fo…

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GOALS AT YOUR LEISURE AS THE NEW BRISTOL 6 A SIDE LEAGUE KICKS OFF

The first of two brand new 6 a side football leagues in Bristol kicked off last night – and it was enough to give the defenders nightmares.

The p…

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ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND THROUGH TO THE KNOCKOUTS

England and Scotland are through to the know out stages at the Socca World Cup in Lisbon.

The inaugural event is hosted in a purpose-built stadium …

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HOME NATIONS READY FOR WORLD CUP ACTION

Teams from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland arrive in Portugal to participate in the inaugural Socca World Cup. The International Socca Federation…

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TROTTING DOWN TO THE BANBURY LEISURE LEAGUE FOR THE PRIZE

One of Banbury’s longest serving teams, The Trotters, had plenty of reason to run down to the league after bagging the runners-up prize in the August …

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UWE STUDENTS GIVEN FREE ENTRY TO BRAND NEW LEAGUE

Free Entry is on offer to all UWE students as two brand new 6 a side football leagues kick off in Bristol.

Students can celebrate the start of term…

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LEISURE LEAGUES MANSFIELD SETS THE NEWS AGENDA

It’s not often that the Mansfield Tuesday 6 a side league at Brunt’s School, gets to set the news agenda, but it did this week as the BBC’s Brexit Bus…

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MY TOUGHEST 6 A SIDE TEAM TO REFEREE - BY MARK CLATTENBURG

To be fair, Jens Lehmann, John Terry, Ben Thatcher, Roy Keane, Robbie Savage and Craig Bellamy would make a fabulous 6 a side team – but according t…

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It's Coming Home (The LL Goal Of The Month - Obviously!)

There were some really strong entries in the Goal Of The Month for September.

Players from our leagues up and down the land have been bulging t…

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BRAND NEW 6 A SIDE LEISURE LEAGUES IN STAFFORD KICK OFF

The players in two popular 6 a side Leagues in Stafford will soon be the newest members of the world’s biggest network of leagues, as they change ha…

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A TIGHT NIGHT AS BUXTON'S NEW 6 A SIDE LEAGUE KICKS OFF WITH A BANG

Leisure Leagues’ first ever 6 a side league in Buxton kicked off in real style this week, as hundreds of players took part in the grading games to dec…

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FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LEGENDS WITH CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CHANCE

Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Lionel Messi – and you!

The opportunity to follow in the footsteps of those legends is on offer to all 6 a side f…

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SITTINGBOURNE NEW SEASON READY FOR KICK OFF

A new season is starting in one of the Sittingbourne 6 a side leagues – and teams are urged to join now before the last few remaining places are sna…

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EVEN MORE CHOICE FOR WALSALL 6 A SIDE FOOTBALLERS

Footballers in Walsall will have even more choice next month as a long established football firm expands its business.

Leisure Leagues – Europe…

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PLAY IN THE LEAGUE WHERE LEGENDS PLAY. 6 A SIDE COMING TO KEIGHLEY

The chance to join genuine legends of the world game is on offer to players who sign up to play in the brand new six a side football league in Keighle…

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THE FIRST EVER LEISURE LEAGUES 6 A SIDE LEAGUES COMES TO WINSFORD!

A chance to fly to Germany on holiday and a chance to benefit charities too, is on offer as a brand new community 6 a side football competition gets r…

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SEPTEMBER KICK OFF FOR BRAND NEW 6 A SIDE LEAGUE IN COLCHESTER

The first season in the brand new 6 a side league in Colchester is kicking off early next month – and teams are urged to join now before the last fe…

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SEASON JUST STARTED IN THE BRIDGWATER 6 A SIDE LEAGUE

The new season in the Bridgwater league has just started, but there is still time to get one of the last few remaining spots – but you will need to …

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TEAMS IN BRAINTREE - NEW SEASON IN THE 6 A SIDE LEAGUE

A new season is starting in the Braintree 6 a side leagues – and teams are urged to join now before the last few remaining places are snapped up!

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THEY HAVE GOT A KALOU IN THE BIDEFORD 6 A SIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Haven’t Got A Kalou are top of the tree in the Bideford 6 a side league, as it completed it’s second round of fixtures this week.

They are one of t…

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POPULAR 6 A SIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE IN BRACKLEY EXPANDS WITH NEW SEASON

The new season in the Brackley league has just started, but there is still time to get one of the last few remaining spots – but you will need to ge…

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NEW SEASON STARTING IN BICESTER COMMUNITY 6-A-SIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE

A new season is starting in the Bicester 6 a side leagues – and teams are urged to join now before the last few remaining places are snapped up!

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BERRY GOOD STRIKES AS GOAL OF THE MONTH ROLLS ROUND AGAIN

It was a case of some “berry good” goals again this month as the Leisure Leagues Goal Of The Month for June claimed his prize of a football courtesy o…

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JOUST IN TIME FOR THE PRIZE DRAW

The latest instalment of the Leisure Leagues prize draw took place at Head Office yesterday and it was a cracking show – literally.

In amongst the …

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FIRST SEASON KICKS OFF IN BIDEFORD 6-A-SIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE ON 8TH AUGUST

The first season in the brand new 6 a side league in Bideford is kicking off next week– and teams are urged to join now before the last few remainin…

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You Thought The World Cup Was Over – It Isn’t Now!

World Cup Fever hasn’t ended for Leisure Leagues players as 6 a side footballers throughout the country will be able to watch the small sided versio…

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GOAL OF THE MONTH WHIPS UP A STORM!

Another batch of wonderful goals was posted on our Facebook page yesterday, as they vie for the honour of being the winner for June and to follow in …

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IT'S FOR THE PLAYERS AS PRIZE DRAW RUNNERS-UP GET TOP PRIZE

The prize draw for the June winners took place a couple of weeks ago and it was – as is now surely expected – a brand of thrills, spills and mayhem.

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PLENTY OF FIZZ AS PRIZE DRAW HAPPENS

The excitement of yesterdays penalty drama in Russia was no match for the joy which swept the nation earlier in the day as the Leisure Leagues Prize d…

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THE PRIZE DRAW: IT'S COMING HOME

As World Cup Fever sweeps England in advance of the game with Columbia tomorrow night, Leisure League can reveal that it is not just the Jules Rimet t…

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PRIZE DRAW PAYS OFF FOR MAY'S WINNING TEAMS

The Leisure Leagues Prize Draw on the first Tuesday of the month has become a fixture in the calendar for thousands of teams over the last few months …

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OUR NEW TEAM OF THE WEEK COULD BE YOU!

Our hugely popular Facebook page has included a new feature in recent weeks – and you and your team can be part of it!

The Team Of The Week has bee…

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DIGGER MEN DIG UP THE STAR PRIZE ON THE NEW DRAW

Thrills, spills and prizes –  as well as plenty of lager and cinnamon all over the place – as the Leisure Leagues Prize Draw hit its third month.

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MARKLEW MAKES HIS MARK WITH GOAL OF THE MONTH

The Leisure Leagues Goal Of The Month has taken our social media channels by storm in the last couple of months, with teams from all across the countr…

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RIFLES BANG ON TARGET AS BLOOD, SWEAT AND BEERS JUST DO IT

The Leisure Leagues prize draw happens again next week, and this months winners are already spending their winnings!

First off were Tilton Rifles…

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FUN, FUN, FUN FOR MVP CURTIS

Leisure Leagues MVP award winner, Curtis Bradshaw said: “I am going to have bit of fun!” as he took his delivery of the prize at the league.

Cu…

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PARTNER OF THE MONTH: STEPHEN PROSSER

For this month’s Partner Of The Month feature, we catch up with one of our newest, Stephen Prosser, who has just started his first league in the West …

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ROB STEALS THE GOAL OF THE MONTH AWARD FOR MARCH

The first ever Leisure Leagues Goal Of The Month competition took place last month and saw Rob Cormack from our High Wycombe league take the honours.

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PRIZE DRAW FULL OF BLOOD, SWEAT AND BEERS (AND LOADS OF NUGGETS)

The Leisure Leagues prize draw took place again this morning – with the May edition providing thrills, spills, competitions and prizes galore.

Th…

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PRIZE DRAW LATEST

Tomorrow marks the date of our April Prize Draw show, LIVE from Leisure Leagues HQ.

We’ve made some changes, so it’s not only the Winners, Runners …

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PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: JACK JONES

One of our newer partners, Jack Jones from Trowbridge, was in the spotlight – literally – earlier in the year at the Partner Seminar. This month, he i…

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SPOT KICK DRAMA AS ARGYLE PREVAIL IN KENDAL!

In the history of Leisure Leagues we have had some nail-biting finishes to seasons, but perhaps there has been nothing to match the climactic drama of…

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Yes I-Can Says Prize Winner

Paul Cox, the captain of Cobra’s Reunited, was pretty certain about the destination of the Leisure Leagues star prize: “I am keeping it!” he adm…

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Foxtrot Dance To Wetherspoon's After Prize Draw Win

Foxtrot Uniform, Charlie, Kilo, from our Warwick League, have plenty of opportunity to celebrate after scooping the runners-up prize in the recent dra…

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Gaz Praises Community Spirit As He Takes His Prize!

“It’s what community is all about!” Those words were music to our ears this week as we delivered the first Leisure Leagues MVP Prize draw winner…

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Multi-million Pound Deal Secures Leisure Leagues’ Global Identity

A significant deal has been finalised which has secured the global brand and identity of Leisure Leagues throughout the international community.

Th…

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Cobras Reunited Take The Star Prize As The First Draw Takes Place

The first ever Leisure Leagues prize draw took place at Head Office and was a massive success.

Watched by thousands on Facebook, the draws for Wood…

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The Countdown Is On!

One team could be jetting off to Germany with flights, accommodation and tickets to a Bundesliga game worth £12,000 ✈

The countdown starts today…

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League Spotlight: Hartford High School, Monday

This week saw a brand new league kick off. Monday Night Football came to Northwich – and let’s be honest, that’s got to be better than listening…

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League Spotlight: Pen Y Bont FC, Wednesday

The brand new season kicked off this week in the Pen Y Bont League, just one of many competitions that we run in the Bridgend area. TCCBC FC took the …

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Partner Of The Month: Andy Smith

This month, we talk to Andy Smith, our partner in Weston Super Mare, about his remarkable journey to Leisure Leagues.

Back in the 1980s there w…

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A £12,000 Star Prize!

If you and your team play in one of our leagues you may know that we give awards out to the winning team who get a large trophy presentation pa…

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The Prizes Are Changing!

Leisure Leagues are changing the way we reward our winners.

We already give the best trophies and prize package in small sided football, but no…

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Leisure Leagues Refs Get International Experience Again

Leisure Leagues provided the officials as one of the oldest football rivalries of all was under the microscope again this weekend as Wales hosted Engl…

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League Spotlight: Birmingham University Sunday

From one of our newest leagues to one of our oldest, and in a week where the second city took the football spotlight with one of the bitterest derbies…

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League Spotlight: Kendal Rugby Club

One for our newest leagues – this Sunday will be third week of the first season in Kendal. The competition has quickly become the talk of the Lakela…

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Socca Federation Meeting Hailed As A Great Success

Leisure Leagues were thrilled to be at the first meeting of the International Socca Federation took place in Birmingham, England yesterday. Over 50 gu…

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Global Federation For Small-sided Football Launches In Birmingham

The International Socca Federation, using the term ‘ISF’ or ‘Socca’, will be launching in Birmingham at the prestigious Hyatt Regency Hotel on…

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Leisure Leagues Partner Seminar

The latest gathering of Leisure Leagues partners took place last weekend and was another extremely productive day.

Partners from all across Britain…

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Welsh Players Put Their Shirt On Ryan

 

We are giving all the players in our Welsh leagues the chance to win the shirt of new manager Ryan Giggs in our latest competition.

The l…

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A Bridge Too VAR

This week we’ve seen the best and worst of VAR. On Tuesday, Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City became the first player to score a goal, thanks to a…

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A Ball Is For Life, Not Just For Football

It might be a case of “Didier Dog-ba” scoring the goals in a team managed by “Mauricio Pooch-etiino”, if the lucky pups of Warwickshire get in…

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Leisure Leagues Help Underprivileged Footballers Achieve Their Goals

Footballers in some of the  most underdeveloped areas of  Karachi are benefiting from free games, thanks to a unique initiative from Leisure Leagues…

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The Leisure Leagues Christmas Quiz

Everyone likes a quiz, so just for fun, have a go at this and see how many you can get 

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Santa's Little Helpers Relax Ahead Of Busy Week

Santa’s Little Helpers got some light relief this week as they geared up for their busy week with a game of a 6 a side.

Footballers at a communit…

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Partner Of The Month : Adam Brittain

December’s Partner of the Month sees the spotlight fall on Adam Brittain, from the Rugby area, who tells us just how important a role his community le…

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All Routes Lead To Charity

At Leisure Leagues we are proud to be the only league provider that donates our profits to charities and good causes.

We have received praise from …

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PARTNER OF THE MONTH: MARVIN BELBODA

It’s not every day we get a brand new partner that has played international football, and it’s even more unusual that we get enquiries from someone wh…

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Lindell Gets The Giggs

The winner of the signed Ryan Giggs shirt, Lindell Gilling, was delighted after being presented with his kit last week at the Trowbridge league.

Li…

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Cam On, It's Time For Change

The FA has more problems than it can deal with at the moment. Their top brass was hauled in front of a Select Committee in the House Of Commons las we…

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Go, Joe

Joe McTernan was the lucky winner of the copy of FIFA 18 that we gave away on Facebook live.

Competitors had to guess whether they thought Head Of…

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