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Sat, 2nd Feb 19

IFA to launch new Coach Development Programme

With the growth of futsal in the UK at an all time high there has never been a better time to get involved in the game, whether it be as a player, a coach or futsal technical specialist. The International Futsal Academy already has a well established and successful Futsal and Education Programme for players,… View Article
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Wed, 23rd Jan 19

Catching up with IFA graduate Mark Croft

The International Futsal Academy has a long and impressive list of graduates to be exceptionally proud of and Mark Croft most definitely sits firmly amongst that group. Having already gained 25 caps representing his country and gone on from Loughborough to play for Guardia Perticara in Italy’s Serie B he really is a trail blazer… View Article
Wed, 12th Dec 18

The Fleetwood Boy’s on their First Term at the IFA

As their first term at the International Futsal Academy in Loughborough draws to a close we catch up with the Fleetwood boys Joe Hulme and Jamie Hunter to see how they have settled in to their new home.  Both boys have made an amazing start to the year, fully immersing themselves in everything that the… View Article
Wed, 5th Sep 18

The IFA partners with Portuguese University to offer placement opportunities

The International Futsal Academy (IFA) are proud to announce a new partnership with Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI), a top university in Portugal.  The partnership aims to provide top level working placements for Masters students from the Portuguese University, whilst also enhancing the experience of our IFA student-players with high quality coaching and technical support from… View Article
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Fri, 17th Aug 18

IFA graduate Curtis Mason to return as part of staff team

Former IFA boy, Curtis Mason, is set to return to Loughborough to join the staff team as our Head of Strength and Conditioning for the 2018/19 season. After graduating from Loughborough in 2017 with a degree in Sports Science Curtis has been working as a Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer for the last year.  He… View Article
Wed, 15th Aug 18

The IFA’s graduates of 2018. What are their plans now?

At the IFA and Loughborough there is an overarching principle that we aim to offer all of our student-players – ‘opportunity’.  With an education from a top 5 UK university, regularly voted best in the World for sport, coupled with the elite futsal training from the IFA there are endless opportunities after graduating. As we… View Article
Tue, 13th Jun 17

How the youngest team in the National Leagues qualified to the FA Futsal Cup Finals

Loughborough Academy, the team that serves as competition programme for International Futsal Academy players, are making history after becoming the first ever Development squad to reach the FA Futsal Cup finals.  And they did it in style, after beating one of the powerhouses in the FA Futsal Super League, Genesis Futsal Club. If you haven’t watched the game… View Article
Wed, 24th May 17

Loughborough Students miss on a second consecutive BUCS gold

Loughborough Students Futsal Club BUCS 1s, including many IFA players and coaches, travelled down to the Copper Box Arena in the London 2012 Olympic Park on the 10th May to play Cardiff University in the BUCS Final, with hopes of making history in a fantastic sporting arena which hosted events such as Handball in the Olympics… View Article