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 at the SCORE Centre on Oliver Road, Leyton, E10 5JY.

If you are keen to find out more then please contact
lucy.simper@metroblindsport.org or call on 07966 260 089.

 

Football LMFC Training – Tues 4 Oct 2022

Venue:
Score Centre, Oliver Road, London E10 5JY
Time:
6.30 pm - 8 pm
Phone:
07966260089
Date:
04th October 2022
Cost:
Free * Booking Required *
More Info

Saturday Football Training – 8 Oct 2022

Venue:
Score Centre, Oliver Road, London E10 5JY
Time:
11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Phone:
07966260089
Date:
08th October 2022
Cost:
Free * Booking Required *
More Info

Partially Sighted Football League season 2022/23 

2022 

  • 10 September – PSFL open cup – TBC
  • 8 October – 1st League Tournament  – TBC
  • 10 December – 2nd league Tournament – TBC

2023 

  • 21 January  – 3rd League Tournament – TBC
  • 11 February – 4th League Tournament – TBC
  • 4 March – 5th League Tournament -TBC
  • 25 March – 6th League Tournament – TBC
  • 22 April –  League Cup & Presentation Evening -TBC

 

 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?

 

Metro Blind Sports Subsidy Information

 

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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