The England national beach soccer team represents England in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by England Beach Soccer — independent of the governing body of football in England, The Football Association.
The England women's national beach soccer team represents England in international women's beach soccer competitions and is controlled by England Beach Soccer — independent of the governing body of football in England, The Football Association. The team was created in 2012, winning their first trophy, the Women's Euro Beach Soccer Cup, in 2017. In 2019, the team qualified for the World Beach Games where they represented Great Britain, winning the silver medal.
Beach soccer, also known as beach football, sand football or beasal, is a variant of association football played on a beach or some form of sand. Whilst football has been played informally on beaches, the introduction of beach soccer was an attempt to codify rules for the game. This was done in 1992 by the founders of Beach Soccer Worldwide, a company set up to develop the sport and responsible for the majority of its tournaments.
The UEFA qualifiers for the 2019 World Beach Games, known officially as the 2019 World Beach Games – Europe Qualifier Salou, was a beach soccer tournament contested by European national teams who are members of UEFA that took place to determine the nations from Europe that qualified to the beach soccer events at the inaugural edition of the ANOC World Beach Games.
England is the joint oldest national team in football. It played in the world's first international football match in 1872, against Scotland. England's home ground is Wembley Stadium, London, and its training headquarters is St George's Park, Burton upon Trent. The team's manager is Gareth Southgate . England is one of eight nations to have won ...
The 1995 Beach Soccer World Championships was the first edition of the Beach Soccer World Championships, the most prestigious competition in international beach soccer contested by men's national teams until 2005, when the competition was then replaced by the second iteration of a world cup in beach soccer, the better known FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.
The UEFA qualifiers for the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup was a beach soccer tournament which took place in Jesolo, Italy between 5–14 September 2014. The tournament served as the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifier for teams from UEFA, where the top four teams qualified for the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Portugal.
Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of 11 players.It is played by approximately 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport.
English: Beach soccer is a variant of the sport of association football. The game itself is played on beaches, and emphasises skill, agility and goals.