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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.