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FA launches historic three-year plan to develop disabled football in England

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The FA launches historic three-year plan to develop disabled football in England as it aims to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce

  • The Football Association has launched their historic Football Your Way plan
  • The three-year blueprint focuses on the development of disabled football in England
  • Document is the first of its kind and aims to raise the profile of disabled football











The Football Association has launched their landmark Football Your Way plan aimed at developing disabled football in England.

The launch of the three-year blueprint, from 2021-2024, outlines the governing body’s objective to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce from within and outside the FA, while also increasing participation and the level of coaching, supporting for elite players and raise the profile of disabled football.

The new document is the first of its kind and will hopefully enable the Football Association to create and maintain a culture in sport where people with disabilities have access to all opportunities and feel that they really belong. both on and off the field.

FA have launched their landmark Football Your Way plan, aiming to develop disabled football

England international and Merseyside VIFC Blind footballer Azeem Ameer said: ‘It is a great opportunity for me to be able to play football at a high level with other disabled players.

“Football has made a significant difference in my life and in the lives of those I play with at every level.

“I hope the FA’s new plan can help raise awareness of football with disabilities and provide significant opportunities to inspire people to play the game, from children trying it out for the first time, to fellow internationals.” on the world stage.”

Edleen John, FA’s International Relations and Corporate Affairs Director added: “We want to inspire future generations by showing the opportunities people with disabilities have on and off the field, whether they want to work for our organization, develop as elite players or coaches or just play the game with friends for fun.

“By working together as one united team with a common goal and vision, we can realize this ambitious plan for the development of disabled football and greater understanding and awareness across England.”

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