Futsal is a five-a-side game, normally played on a flat indoor pitch with hockey sized goals and a size 4 Futsal ball with a reduced bounce. It is played to touchlines and all players are free to enter the penalty area and play the ball over head-height. Games are 20 minutes per half with time-outs permitted. The nature of the game places a large emphasis on technical skill and ability in situations of high pressure and is subsequently an excellent breeding ground for football competencies that can be translated into the 11-a-side format of the game.

Special Information

Futsal Facilities Guide Playing Futsal - Getting Started
Youth Futsal Laws


Friday 19th October 2018 is the deadline for associations to inform Bruce Vause of their intent to stage U12/ U13 / U14/ U15/ U16 competitions.

Associations entering into the competitions need to find a school to represent them by Friday 15 February 2019.

The finals will take place on Wednesday 27 February 2019 at the Beacon of Light, Sunderland 10am until 6pm.

Competition Secretary: B Vause

Email: Bruce.Vause@heworthgrange.org.uk

Roll of Honour


The U13 and U15 winners will represent DCSFA in the North Region round of the ESFA Futsal Trophy.

Futsal 18-19: Click on thumbnail to view larger image then use PREVIOUS key to return.


Under 12 Competition

Season Winners Runners-up
2017-18 Tanfield School Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Gateshead

Under 14 Competition

Season Winners Runners-up
2017-18 Whickham School & Sports College North Durham Academy, Stanley

Under 16 Competition

Season Winners Runners-up
2017-18 North Durham Academy, Stanley Heworth Grange School