England look to futsal for their Messi, Ronaldo - We've started to get a real momentum behind the game. England coach Peter Sturgess

England look to futsal for their Messi, Ronaldo – We’ve started to get a real momentum behind the game. England coach Peter Sturgess

England began their preparations for next week’s FIFA World Futsal Championship qualifiers in Israel with two challenging matches against a vastly improved Estonian side.  A draw and a win illustrates progress England are making.

England began their preparations for next week’s FIFA World Futsal Championship qualifiers in Israel with two challenging matches against a vastly improved Estonian side.  A draw and a win illustrates progress England are making.

England Futsal squad named for games with Estonia

England Futsal squad named for games with Estonia

Aston Villa captain Micah Richards reveals the secret to his success as a ball-playing centre back.

Aston Villa captain Micah Richards reveals the secret to his success as a ball-playing centre back.

Rovers winger puts futsal down to development of his skills One of Tranmere’s current first team players Adam Dawson has impressed supporters with his quick feet, control and skilful play since his arrival at Prenton Park in September.

Rovers winger puts futsal down to development of his skills One of Tranmere’s current first team players Adam Dawson has impressed supporters with his quick feet, control and skilful play since his arrival at Prenton Park in September.

England’s Futsal team are about to embark on a busy autumn fixture programme as they build up to the FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifiers in Israel at the end of October. Not helped by absence of Grimsby born captain Ben Mortlock out for the season with a cruciate ligament injury.

England’s Futsal team are about to embark on a busy autumn fixture programme as they build up to the FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifiers in Israel at the end of October. Not helped by absence of Grimsby born captain Ben Mortlock out for the season with a cruciate ligament injury.

Report below illustrates strides Middlesbrough Futsal Club has made whilst we in Grimsby, due to lack of facilities have regressed. Sooner that purpose built home ground comes off the drawing board to reality the better.

Report below illustrates strides Middlesbrough Futsal Club has made whilst we in Grimsby, due to lack of facilities have regressed. Sooner that purpose built home ground comes off the drawing board to reality the better.

England Captain (Grimsby born) Ben Mortlock is out for the season with a cruciate ligament injury, goalkeeper James Dalton has moved to Australia and Will Rooke is facing a lengthy spell on the touch line with injury.

England Captain (Grimsby born) Ben Mortlock is out for the season with a cruciate ligament injury, goalkeeper James Dalton has moved to Australia and Will Rooke is facing a lengthy spell on the touch line with injury.