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Disability

From grassroots to the elite game, whether you're a coach or a player,  here is how you can take part in disability football...

There has never been a better time to get involved and play football, whatever your ability level.

There are now more opportunities than ever to play football if you have a disability.


Nottinghamshire FA believe in flexible, inclusive and accessible playing opportunities for everyone, and are committed to delivering a range of opportunities for players with a disability to access football at various levels across the county.

Working with Nottinghamshire Disability Football Family we are leading the way in developing a range of new opportunities, ensuring everyone who wants to be involved in the game has the opportunity to participate, develop and reach their full potential.

Nottinghamshire Disability Football Family are a steering group that work together with all relevant associations, organisations, groups, clubs and individuals to develop a comprehensive football development programme for disabled people in Nottinghamshire.

The Groups Objectives are:

  • Actively increase local football playing opportunities for disabled people
  • Improve the quality of coaching available to disabled people
  • Establish a local competition structure
  • Create performance pathways
  • Raise the profile and awareness of football for disabled people
  • Establish regular training sessions at football clubs for junior and adult players
  • Increase communication and liaison with local shools/ clubs and disability groups
  • Promotion of local playing opportunities for disabled people
  • To provide links into mainstream football
  • To develop coaches who are appropriately qualified and hold a Football Association Coaching Qualification.
  • Development of local inter-club/ school competition structures.

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