Two days of high drama and entertaining international futsal were witnessed this weekend at the National Cycling Centre as we welcomed FC Cosmos from Estonia, FC Victoria Buiucani from Moldova and Doncaster Deaf Futsal from England.
This year’s Manchester International Futsal Tournament will bring together a host of youth futsal clubs from the North West of England alongside guests from Dublin and Oxford and host Manchester Futsal Club.
The U10 and U12’s tournament promises to be a great opportunity for the future players of futsal to take centre stage at this event.
Ahead of the inaugural Manchester International Futsal Tournament this weekend, we caught up with star player Stuart Cook to discuss this tournament, next season and the bigger picture of the growth of futsal in England.
Manchester’s first ever International Futsal Tournament is taking place this weekend at the National Cycling Centre and we want you there to be part of it with us.
As well as getting an opportunity to get a look at the FA National Futsal League North champions ahead of the new campaign, you will be able to see how futsal is played by international teams.
Estonian club FC Cosmos were only formed in 2014 following an amalgamation with FC Raketa, which for several years had successfully played in Estonian Futsal Premier League.
In 2014-2015 season was the first season that FC Cosmos competed in the Estonian Futsal Premier League and took the bronze medal following competing in the end of season playoffs.
Manchester International Futsal Tournaments are delighted to welcome Macron Technical Sportswear (Manchester) as the official supplier for this year's event at the National Cycling Centre on 15-16th August.
Doncaster Deaf Futsal Club were founded in 2002 and were formed following their association with Doncaster Deaf Football Club. The club consists of deaf and hard of hearing players. The club is fully supported by Doncaster College for the Deaf.
The waiting is almost over and with a week to go before the Manchester International Futsal Tournament 2015 kick's off we can finally announce the Youth Tournament fixtures for the U10 and U12 Boys tournament to be staged on Saturday 15th August and Sunday 16th August at the National Cycling Centre.
Two groups of 4 will compete for the top two positions and a chance to make the Grand Finals on Sunday 16th August.
The waiting is almost over and with a week to go before the Manchester International Futsal Tournament 2015 kick's off we can finally announce the Adult Tournament fixtures to be staged on Saturday 15th August at the National Cycling Centre.
Two semi-final games are scheduled with the winners meeting in the Grand Final on Sunday 16th August.
With the Manchester International Futsal Tournament 2015 less than two weeks away the referee rosters can today be announced for the event’s adult competition.
The tournament organisers are delighted to confirm a referee team that consists of England’s leading futsal referee Marc Birkett alongside English colleagues Peter Nurse and Mike Harris.