Football for blind and partially sighted people

Train with the London Metro Futsal Club 2018

Metro is a partner organisation of the London Metro Futsal Club. The objective of this partnership is to provide adult partially sighted footballers with the opportunity to train and compete against other partially sighted teams on a regular basis. Twitter: @london_futsal 

The club has at least two training sessions and one competitive tournament per month. Training is held between 10 am-1 pm at the SCORE Centre on Oliver Road, Leyton, E10 5JY.

For more information about football for partially sighted people in London, please  contact Gareth Jones   Email: Gareth.jones11@hotmail.com  or call  07751440675

Adult Blind & VI Football – 30 June 2022

Venue:
Brixton Recreation Centre, 27 Brixton Station Road, Brixton, SW9 8QQ
Time:
6 pm - 7 pm
Phone:
07827 957837
Date:
30th June 2022
Cost:
£5 a session, £35 for seven sessions
More Info

Junior Blind & VI Football – Sat 2 July 2022

Venue:
Indoor 3G pitch, Fulham FC Training Ground Motspur Park, New Malden, KT3 6PT
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Phone:
07827 957837
Date:
02nd July 2022
Cost:
Cost: £5 a session, but booked in Half Termly Blocks: £35 for seven sessions
More Info

Adult Blind & VI Football – 7 July 2022

Venue:
Brixton Recreation Centre, 27 Brixton Station Road, Brixton, SW9 8QQ
Time:
6 pm - 7 pm
Phone:
07827 957837
Date:
07th July 2022
Cost:
£5 a session, £35 for seven sessions
More Info

 

 Audio Podcast  below on playing partially sighted Futsal

Metro Member Everton Amos talks about playing partially sighted futsal with Charlie Raven our sports development officer in the audio podcast below.

 

Want to know more?

For more information about football for partially sighted people in London, please  contact Gareth Jones   Email: Gareth.jones11@hotmail.com  or call  07751440675

If you are specifically interested in the Partially Sighted Football League, then either contact us or email Dan Pack, the league’s club secretary.

Email: secretary@partiallysightedfootballleague.com

 

 Football for blind people

Football is also played both nationally and internationally by blind people.

  • 5 players per team
  • 4 blind, outfield players and 1 sighted goalkeeper
  • Ball bearings placed in the ball and make a noise when moving to allow players to locate the ball

Visit the FA Blind Football website  

 

BBS guide in Supporting Visually Impaired People in Football

British Blind Sport has produced this resource, in partnership with the Football Association.This resource aims to help mainstream football providers become VI friendly through their provision of training, resources and support. These include:

  • Football clubs
  • County Football Associations
  • Schools

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Instagram   |  LinkedIn 

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

 

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