Football news & blog
Football procrastination for the nation! From 5aside.com™ – Ultimate 5 a side football leagues
Football pitches have long been a shorthand measurement for representing something of a large size (“that’s about 20 football pitches long”:) but how big is a football pitch? As with most questions, that depends…
Dreaming up fantasy 5-a-side teams has been happening since the start of fantasy football. Whether it’s with your friends in the pub, or with football fans online, the discussion can go on and on….
Who invented football? Where does the sport come from?
In this article, we’ll uncover who invented football and answer a few common questions about the history and origins of this beautiful game.
Are we allowed to play 5 a side football? Yes five a side football is back! 5aside.com continue to follow the FA’s Covid-secure guidelines (below), which have been implemented in all our five a side football leagues.
Considering joining a five-a-side league and wondering if your level is good enough? We will explore the standard of football expected, starting with our guide to assess your level of football.
Beep tests are a standardised assessment of maximal running aerobic fitness. That’s a mouthful so we will break it down! The Beep test (or Bleep test as its often known) is an simple but powerful fitness test.
In this post we will guide you through the five best (most useful at least!) 5 aside football tricks and skills. Helpful if you are the new Ronaldo or just trying to keep up with the rest of the lads this will might help in your next match.
All young players make mistakes – In this post we will discuss six common errors made by young players and how you can avoid them. Most of the new players are unaware of these mistakes…
Murder on Zidane’s floor Imagine playing on the same team as Zidane. Imagine being a striker and knowing he will see your run or chip a pinpoint cross on