The England Futsal squad arrived at St George’s Park over the weekend to start their final training camp before this week’s Euro Qualifiers. Pete Sturgess’ squad fly out to Malta on Tuesday for the Preliminary Round of the UEFA Futsal Euros, and the head coach and his staff want to ensure that the squad are in the best possible condition, physically and mentally, to tackle the challenges that lie ahead in Malta.

UEFA Futsal Euros Preliminary Qualifying Round  Andorra, England, Latvia, Malta  14-17 January 2015 Malta

UEFA Futsal Euros Preliminary Qualifying Round Andorra, England, Latvia, Malta 14-17 January 2015 Malta

 

And whilst the Three Lions will be buoyed by their increasing success over the past few years on the international Futsal scene, the squad are aware that qualification to the Main Round of the Euros next week is anything but assured.
England may have climbed 23 places in the World Futsal Rankings during 2014, the biggest rise of any nation, but they still lie seven places behind Latvia, arguably their main rivals for superiority in Group E in Malta.
As well as Latvia, England will also face Andorra and Malta, with only the top team guaranteed to progress to the next round.

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