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5 a side Football in Cardiff

This article lists the 5 a side football facilities in Cardiff, 5 a side football in Cardiff is a popular pastime with hundreds of keen footballers taking part in matches every week.

There are three main centres providing five a side football in Cardiff. Two provide standard editions of the smaller game, both with a five a side and seven a side version, however, one of them offers a sport which is a little bit different from norm, Futsal.


 5 a Side Football in Cardiff – Futsal in Cardiff

The sport of Futsal is a variation on 5 a side football, football played on a smaller pitch and originated from South America in the middle of the twentieth century. Approved by FIFA and using a less bouncy ball, it is designed to encourage skill, discourage fouls, develop creativity, improve technique, as well as promote ball control and passing in small spaces.

The Cardiff Futsal centre opened in 2009 to rave reviews and has been a popular soccer venue ever since. Unfortunately FUTSAL HAS CLOSED, but the concept lives on, any enquiries related to FUTSAL should be related to Cardiff City FC or contact:

Richard Gunney

Futsal Development Officer

01443 844 113



5 a side football pitches at Powerleague

5 a Side Football in Cardiff – Powerleague

5 a side football Powerleague is the number one provider of 5 a side football throughout the United Kingdom with 45 state of the art soccer centres and indoor soccer domes.

The Cardiff Powerleague centre, located in Manor Way, is the only centre in Wales and is home to the Bluebirds of Cardiff City Stadium. With state of the art facilities including floodlit, all weather pitches, which allow you to play at anytime, there are several options for those looking to enjoy a game of the world’s most popular sport.

Both 5 a side football and 7 a side leagues are available to play in with promotion, relegation, trophies and prizes. The pitches are enclosed with proper kickboards with the latest playing surfaces as used by most of Europe’s top soccer clubs. There are also fully qualified referees along with dedicated co-ordinators to help arrange and organise the fixtures, results and anything else your team might need help with, including finding additional players if you are short.

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The Cardiff Powerleague centre also has top class facilities for 5 a side Football in Cardiff, off the field including free parking, changing rooms with showers, licensed bar and TV with live Sky Sports.

However, it is not just about the adults or playing in a league. The Cardiff centre also has a number of junior leagues, coaching programmes and school holiday camps, backed by the Football Association and run by their own coaches. In addition, the pitches can also be hired for children’s birthday parties or private bookings as can the function room.


Powerleague Cardiff

Manor Way


CF14 1RF

Tel: 029 2062 9970


5 a Side Football in Cardiff – Gol Cardiff

The Gôl Football Centre in Cardiff is based in Lawrenny Avenue, close to both the Athletics stadium and Cardiff City stadium. The centre has it roots very firmly in Wales with all pitches being named after former Welsh International footballers.

The centre features ten of the biggest 5 a side football courts in the city, a seven a side pitch, changing rooms, a fully licenced bar, children’s party room and parking for 120 vehicles with CCTV monitoring.


Gôl Cardiff

Lawrenny Avenue



CF11 8BR

Tel: 029 2037 5760


By Paul Taylor

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