FA Coaching Blind Footballers

FA Disability England Talent ID Day

Tuesday 29th May 2018

The Shropshire  FA are pleased to announce that Shrewsbury Town in the Community have been awarded the FA England Talent Day license for the third year running.

This England Talent Day is aimed at Players with a disability from the age of 7 to 16 years old. All players need to have one of the following impairments to be eligible; Deaf, Blind, Cerebral Palsy, Amputee or Partially Sighted.

 

England Talent Day Poster

The aim of the day is to signpost those up the talent pathway to a regional talent hub to progress if suitable to an England Squad.

Shrewsbury Town in the Community are looking for players aged 7-16 years that meet the following criteria:
- Amputee (male) 
- Blind (male and female) 
- Cerebral Palsy (male) 
- Deaf (male and female) 
- Partially sighted (male)

Date – Tuesday 29th May
Ages – 7-11 and 12 – 16 years.
Venue – Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ
Surface – 3G Astroturf Pitch
Time – 9am to 12pm

The appropriate footwear will be needed for the event – football boots (no metal studs) or AstroTurf boots.

For more info or to book a place on the England Disability Talent Day, please contact Nigel Wellings. Disability Sports Officer for Shrewsbury Town in the Community -  nigel.wellings@shrewsburytowninthecommunity.com