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Pan Disability League

12 May 2017

Launch of event for people of all disabilities

The AFC Wimbledon Foundation is this Sunday launching a new Inclusive Football Adult League (for 16-plus years).

In conjunction with Tooting & Mitcham FC, it is a pan-disability event, which means it is open to anyone with a disability.

It will be run in a five-a-side format, catering for all abilities.

Though it is open to teams / clubs, individual players can also get involved by contacting our Foundation coach Emma O'Connor.

E-mail Emma at emma.oconnor@afcwimbledonfoundation.org.uk  .

Below are more details about Sunday's launch and the league:

Arrival Time: 11:30am

KO Times: 12pm-4pm

Venue: Tooting and Mitcham FC, Imperial Fields, Bishopsford Rd, Morden SM4 6BF

Team Layout: 5-a-side (no max player squad size)

League entry: This league is for all players with a disability such as mental health, physical disability, learning disability, Visual impaired, deaf or hearing impaired, etc.

Surface: 3G pitch

Footwear & Kit: Trainers and football astros. No football boots. Please bring shin pads.

Next league dates: 18th June 2017 and 16th July 2017.

To book your team entry or individual entry, please link on the Eventbrite website and select which playing level; Blue, Yellow and Green.

The colour ability levels are explain below:

Blue level - players able to cope physically, good levels of spatial awareness, excellent ability to understand tactics and good level of physical strength and fitness.

Yellow level- players would be mobile, have spatial and tactical awareness, knowledge of the laws of the game and have a good level of fitness.

Green level - Players would have limited mobility, spatial awareness and fitness.


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