Lionesses in New Years Honours 2024

In the King’s New Year Honours list for 2024, three members of the England women’s senior squad have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to England football.     The Lionesses dominated the New Year’s Honours list for a...

Football Q&A with one of our Play 5-a-Side Referees!

Football Q&A with Lynne from Play 5-a-Side Leicester league. One of our dedicated referees, Lynne from our Leicester league, sheds some light on what it’s like to be a part of our vibrant and inclusive Play-5-a-side community!   We believe that the...

11-a-Side v 5-a-Side

5-a-Side women’s football, and participation in women’s football in general, has seen a tremendous surge in recent years thanks to the Lionesses successes in both the Euros and the World Cup, generating more funding, access and exposure of women’s football...

Lionesses World Cup Campaign is a Victory for Women’s Football

The England Lionesses may not have won the World Cup in Australia, but are proud to be bringing home respect and a platform of opportunity that their game has been denied for so many years. The Lionesses were crowned European Champions in 2022 after a fantastic...

Welcome to Play 5-A-Side!

Play 5-a-Side has been operating in the UK for almost 15 years, giving the opportunity for both men and women to enjoy fun, friendly and inclusive social football leagues, fitting around their home and work-life! In 2023, we had a complete brand re-fresh, we changed...