FA Grassroots Disability

FA Disability Workforce fund

The FA Recently Announced Further Investment Of £1.5M Into Disability Football Via The FA Disability Workforce Fund (DWF).

The Fund has seen the creation of a network of 29 disability-specific Football Development Officers, each with a remit of retaining and growing participation levels.

Between 2016 - 2019, the DWF will see team numbers reach over 2600 and 1000 recreational turn-up-and-play centres will be created. To support this growth, 145 disability football education courses will be delivered to over 2300 coaches.

Over the past 3 years disability football in Shropshire has shown great signs of growth across all areas of the game including Playing, Coaching and Refereeing. The Disability Workforce Fund allows Shropshire FA to work with key partners such as local authorities, CSP and Community Trusts to deliver football opportunities for players and volunteers with disabilities.



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