Featuring Powerchair, blind, cerebral palsy, amputee and deaf football.
A national FA competition for players within impairment specific football known as the FA Disability Cup, will allow players to have the chance to compete at St. George’s Park on finals day.
The aim of the competition is to raise awareness of the opportunities that exist for everyone within football and gives a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the achievements of all involved in bringing the competition together.
“Following the success of last year’s inaugural FA Disability Cup, we are all looking forward to another successful event. We remain committed to ensuring this is a landmark day to look forward to on the football calendar each year.” – Director of National Game and Participation, Kelly Simmons.
On Sunday 18th March, National League Grounds around the country will hold the Cup for amputee football – a new introduction this year. In addition there will be a new deaf football competition for U18 women, held by the FA Disability Cup in partnership with the English Schools Football Association.
https://youtu.be/cf4_1t6FflQ – 2016 Powerchair Cup Final – Goals & Highlights
An exciting calendar in the coming months will see;
The following weekend – Cerebral Palsy Final, won last year by Manchester based CP United. Winners of the Northern and Southern Conferences in the league will go on to compete against each other at the final at St. George’s Park.
At the end of the Month – The Wheelchair Football Association National Cup semi-finals take place and that weekend will coincide with a look at who could rival current Champions Aspire in this year’s Powerchair final.
Saturday 8th April – Winners of the Brian Aarons Cup will provide one of the finalists for the blind final. They will meet winners of the National Blind Football League.
‘It is our ambition that The FA Disability Cup finals day will become a key date in the football calendar, with St. George’s Park providing a world-class backdrop for the culmination of each partner competition’s cup final’.– www.thefa.com
For more info on the five cup finals being held on Saturday 6th May at St. George’s Park, please visit