This website aims to help people in Australia find out more about great sport of Subbuteo. Sometimes refereed to as Table Football or Table Soccer, Subbuteo is table-top game based on football. Played by thousands of people in clubs and tournaments all over the world, Subbuteo is an exhilarating and exciting sport, and mastering the game requires skill, concentration and a lot of determination.
Subbuteo was invented in England in 1947 by Peter Adolph. Apart from a few brief breaks in production, it has been available in different forms ever since. Some of the details of its wide ranging history and current production can be found at the official Subbuteo website.
The Federation of International Sports Table Football (FISTF) is the world wide governing body for Subbuteo. Among its many functions it provides oversight for international competitions, produces the world rankings, organises the official world cup, and determines the playing rules for Subbuteo. Member nations of FISTF host high quality international tournaments catering for the best Subbuteo players in the world.
The World Amateur Subbuteo Players Association (WASPA) provides an alternative circuit of tournaments that caters for players of all ability.