Football

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©Getty Images England's Football Association has expressed its disappointment after it was confirmed by UK Sport it had withdrawn its funding of blind football, putting the British squad's participation at Rio 2016 in jeopardy.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.

Record goalscorer Clarke inducted into Football Hall of Fame

By Nick Butler

British five a-side legend Dave Clarke being inducted into the National Football Association Hall of FameSeptember 27 - Great Britain's record five-a-side football goalscorer Dave Clarke has joined nine other figures in British football to have been inducted into the National Football Museum Hall of Fame.

Ukraine's footballers go one better than London 2012 by topping the podium in Barcelona

By Nick Butler

small picAugust 10 - Paralympic runners-up Ukraine went one better in finishing on the top of the podium at the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPSIRA) Intercontinental Cup in Barcelona as they defeated Brazil 1-0 in the final.

Paralympic champions Russia shocked by Brazil in Barcelona

By Nick Butler

esp - aust 021 small picAugust 8 - Brazil's seven a side footballers stunned the reigning Paralympic champions Russia with a 2-0 victory in the semi-final of the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPSIRA) Intercontinental Cup in Barcelona to set up a final against London 2012 runners-up Ukraine.

Ukraine through to seven-a-side final after outclassing Ireland

By Nick Butler

Ireland v Ukraine footballAugust 7 - London 2012 seven-a-side football runners-up Ukraine swept aside Ireland in the semi-finals of the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) Intercontinental Cup in Barcelona to set up a final against either Brazil or reigning Paralympic champions Russia.
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