“Dreams can become reality:” Futsal comes to Lincoln Park thanks to one man’s vision

An underused tennis court has a whole new outlook and a brand new purpose at one Milwaukee County park. It was the vision and hard work of one man who made the change possible. The early reviews are positive for the new Futsal Stadium at Lincoln Park. Futsal […]

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Can Futsal Save Soccer in Canada

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Everyone knows the Canadian soccer system is broke. It’s no longer a question of how or why rather a question of what can we do to fix it? Truth is, there are hundreds of things that need to change and decades of commitment to that change before Canada can ever hope of being considered a soccer playing/loving nation as the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) would like. We need look no further than to our good neighbours to the south – the USA. Once in the same boat as Canada, they are now at least two decades ahead of us and although not yet considered a world soccer force they are certainly now the team to beat in CONCACAF and enjoy regular FIFA World Cup qualification. Their award of the 1994 FIFA World Cup sparked a revolution in US soccer, spurring the establishment of a domestic professional league with a number…

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Futsal World Championship Quarterfinals Set For Wednesday

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The Group Stage at the 2015 AMF Futsal World Championship are complete and quarterfinal matchups are set. 16 teams from around the world came to Belarus last week in search of the title of world champion. Now just eight teams remain, including the host Belarus.

In the first quarterfinal Uruguay (3-0-0) will face Belgium (1-1-1). Defending world champion Colombia (3-0-0), who have scored 19 goals while giving up just three, will take on Russia (2-1-0).

Three-time champion Paraguay (2-0-1), who lost their final group stage match to Morocco, will face Belarus (2-0-1). The host nation defeated Brasil 2-1 to open the tournament before falling 4-3 to Uruguay. Their 2-1 victory over Australia earned the Belarusian side their spot in the elimination round.

In the fourth quarterfinal Argentina (2-1-0) will take on Czech Republic (1-1-1).

Four winners will advance to the semifinals on Friday. The 3rd Place Match and Final are scheduled for Saturday at Minsk-Arena.

Wednesday   quarterfinals:

-Uruguay v BelgiumAMF

-Colombia v Russia

-Paraguay v Belarus

-Argentina v Czech Republic

Past Futsal World Championship winners

1982: Brasil

1985: Brasil

1988: Paraguay

1991: Portugal

1994: Argentina

1997: Venezuela

2000: Colombia

2003: Paraguay

2007: Paraguay

2011: Colombia

PFL International Challenge This Weekend

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Friday, March 13

FC Barcelona vs PFL Team USA

7:30 PM: Dr Pepper Arena, Frisco, TX

Saturday, March 14

FC Barcelona vs PFL Team Mexico

2 PM: Dr Pepper Arena, Frisco, TX

Sunday, March 15

PFL Team USA vs PFL Team Mexico

2 PM: Los Mavs Festival, Gilley’s, Dallas, TX