33 Million People Watch England v Tunisia!

The England 6-a-side team travelled to Tunisia to play in two Minifootball friendlies, but this was more than just two warm up matches for the England team to continue their team preparations for EMF Euros in Hungary in August. Here, England Team Director and License Holder, shares his diary of the trip. “The tour took […] Monday 25 July 2016 13:38

England Lose Tunisia Clash

England continued their preparations for next month’s EMF EURO with a trip to Tunisia this past weekend. The new look England squad played two games over an intense three day period. The first game, on Friday night, ended in comfortable 6-4 win against local team ESS in Tunisia gave England 6-a-side a winning start. The main reason […] Monday 18 July 2016 14:58

England Announce Their EMF Euro Squad

There are some new names on the list to travel to Hungary, as England became the first of the Home Nations to announce their squad for the EMF Euro. Eight of the players named in the squad were in the party which heartbreakingly lost to Hungary on penalties last year in Croatia remain.  Joining stalwarts like Scott […] Monday 04 July 2016 15:00

Less Than Two Weeks Until England Announce The Squad

The countdown clock is ticking to the EMF Euro 2016, and there is now less than two weeks until England announce their squad. The training squad met again for another crucial get-together this weekend, as management looks to run the rule over the hopefuls as the squad gets whittled down to the final 12. Now […] Wednesday 22 June 2016 10:09

England Beat Wales As Build-Up Continues

England took on Wales yesterday as the build-up for the EMF Euro really cranked up a notch. There were two games between the sides, with England gaining some kind of revenge for the Home Nations defeat last year with a pair of victories. We caught up with England Team Director Paul Darke to get his […] Monday 16 May 2016 15:01
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England Trials Day Gives food For Thought

The England trials day took place last weekend, and Team Director Paul Darke hailed the event as a great success. Nearly 40 trialists attended on Sunday at The Surrey Sports Park in Guildford looking to impress the new management team. They were put through the paces  along with the current training squad of 20 players. The group […] Wednesday 23 March 2016 08:13
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Paul and Paolo Get Their License

The UK Minifootball Association is delighted to announce that Paul Darke and Paolo Vernazza have agreed to buy the license to operate the England National 6 a side team. Paul has been England Team Director since 2014 and Paolo is one of the most-capped England internationals, having made his debut in the European 6 a […] Thursday 07 January 2016 12:17

UKMA Makes Recommendations To Government

Healthy living campaigns, greater collaboration between the public and private sector and using the power of sport to further trade are amongst the UKMA’s recommendations to the Government in our considered response to their new initiative for sport document. Back in the summer, David Cameron’s new government invited suggestions as to how sports strategy should […] Saturday 31 October 2015 09:48

UK MiniEURO History All In One Place

A wonderful new addition to our website has gone live this morning. Celebrating the history of the four miniEURO events that the British teams have competed in right up to the present day, it shows the evolution of both the tournament and the UKMA involvement in it. From the humble beginnings with just England as […] Sunday 25 October 2015 13:33