Football

Pararoos future in doubt after they lose all their funding

By Duncan Mackay

The future of the Pararoos is in doubt after the Australian Sports Commission cut their funding ©FFAAustralia's Paralympic football team for players with cerebral palsy faces an uncertain future after it had its funding cut.

England cerebral palsy footballers secure ninth International Trophy

By Emily Goddard

England's cerebral palsy football team has secured the International Trophy ©The FAEngland's cerebral palsy football squad have secured their ninth seven-a-side International Trophy after defeating the United States on goal difference in Barcelona.

European Powerchair Football Association President hails support of UEFA

By Gary Anderson

Powerchair football is benefitting from a partnership between the EPFA and UEFA ©EPFAPowerchair football is continuing to grow and progress throughout Europe according to European Powerchair Football Association (EFPA) President Nicholas Dubes, who has hailed the support of UEFA in helping to develop the sport.

Netherlands' footballers aiming for world's top four as they host International Cerebral Palsy Tournament

By Zjan Shirinian

The Dutch team have set their sights on moving into the world's top four ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe Netherlands are aiming to announce themselves as a leading national in seven-a-side cerebral palsy football, as they host heavyweights Brazil and Ukraine from the weekend.

Hereford gears up to host IBSA Quad Nations Football Tournament

By Emily Goddard

England will face Brazil (in green) on home soil at this year's IBSA Quad Nations Football Tournament ©Getty ImagesApril 3 - The British city of Hereford is set to welcome some of the world's greatest blind footballers as it prepares to host the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Quad Nations Tournament next month.

Defending champions Ukraine to face hosts Portugal at 2014 CPISRA Football 7-a-Side European Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – Defending champions Ukraine and Paralympic champions Russia will be the teams to beat in Maia this summer ©Getty Images Defending champions Ukraine will take on hosts Portugal and England after the groups were revealed for the 2014 Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) Football 7-a-Side European Championships.

Britain to host 2015 Cerebral Palsy Football World Championship

By Emily Goddard

Britain will host the 2015 Cerebral Palsy Football World Championship at St George's Park ©Getty ImagesMarch 21 - Britain has been revealed as the host nation of the 2015 Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) Football World Championship.

FA disappointed after funding for blind football cut by UK Sport

By Gary Anderson

March 20 - UK Sport's decsion to cut fundng for blind football has left The FA disappointed ©Getty Images England's Football Association has expressed its disappointment after it was confirmed by UK Sport it had withdrawn its funding of blind football, putting the British squad's participation at Rio 2016 in jeopardy. 

Former assistant coach returns to lead England blind football team amid funding crisis

By Emily Goddard

Jon Pugh has been named as the England blind football team's new head coach ©FAFebruary 13 - The England blind football team has named former assistant coach Jon Pugh as its new head coach as the sport faces a funding crisis in the lead up to the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
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