Opportunities for players with a disability to access football at various levels has grown incredibly over the past few years and in many ways these opportunities mirror those available in the mainstream game.
You may be an enthusiastic grassroots player who likes nothing more than a kick about with your friends and enjoys the social aspect of this participation.
Others may have ambitions to develop as a player and to potentially to play for their country – the good news is that the systems are in place for you access football at the level that meets your needs and aspirations.
There are a number of clubs across Oxfordshire that cater for players with disabilities. They also provide competitive opportunities to play in our local disability league called the BOBi League (Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Inclusive League).
The following Clubs provide playing opportunities for players with disabilities;
The FA has in place a disability player pathway and talent identification structure which shows the pathway a disabled footballer entering into the game can follow. The player pathway can be downloaded below.
Below are a couple of posters advertising current opportunities with teams who are actively looking to recruit new players.
For the full details of each session just click on the relevant image to download a copy of the poster.
If you're a club or team looking to advertise your session or recruit your players, please contact our Disability Football Officer, Jonathan Coles on the details below.
We are keen on increasing the number of disability teams in Oxfordshire and are always looking for Clubs to work with. If you’d like to find out more about disability football please contact Disability Football Development Officer, Jonathan Coles on 07889 508886 or at Disability@OxfordshireFA.com.