We all want to be more active, don’t we guys? However, we don’t all want to prance around the gym like gym bunnies, or pump iron like those OTT dudes. We want something we can do together, have a good laugh with the lads, yet get active and healthy at the same time, right? Well, here’s why you should try 5-a-side football tournaments before anything else.


Who wants to do something like 5-a-side if it’s a pain? Finding – and looking after equipment like bibs and balls, arranging pitches, ensuring the officials are booked etc. can be such a drag.

But suppose all that hectic stuff was taken care of for you? Wouldn’t you be interested then?

This is why social football leagues like 5asideorganise5 aside football tournaments in London on a regular basis, and very successfully too.

Football Association qualified referees, match balls and bibs, the best 3G and 4G synthetic turf rubber crumb pitches, and most important of all – they take care of all the admin. Hassle-free indeed.


We all love banter right? What better way to have a laugh than with a bunch of mates meeting other like-minded lads, playing footy and then having a laugh afterwards?

This is why 5-a-side leagues are so popular, and are even known as ’social football leagues. Some lads will tell you the social aspect is even more important than the football in fact!

Organised everywhere across London

London’s a big city to travel around in search of football, so it’s important to have 5aside football tournaments in London at key locations that everyone can get to easily and conveniently.

With over 25 locations, often close to public transport such as bus stops or Underground/Tube stations, as well as with adequate parking facilities, there’s no excuse for blaming travel for not getting into social football.

Not just 5-a-side

If your team looks too big to play 5aside, no problem – there’s just as many 6-a-side or even 7-a-side football tournaments in social football leagues in London.

Just check out the locations :-

  • Finsbury Park
  • Highbury
  • Liverpool Street
  • Clapham North
  • Stockwell
  • Oval
  • Streatham
  • Chelsea
  • Battersea
  • Brixton
  • Balham
  • Canary Wharf
  • Shoreditch

And as well as these, there’s many, many more – and interest is growing all the time in social football in London, meaning more teams, more pitches, more games.

So how can I try 5aside football tournaments in London?

It couldn’t be easier – as we said earlier, it’s hassle-free in fact. Simply go online to a 5aside social football tournament or league website, and enter your team’s details. You can find leagues for 5, 6, 7 and even 8-a-side teams even.

Then, all you need to do is turn up and play – so why not have a go? What have you got to lose?

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