Peterborough United’s deaf football teams held their first ever awards presentation evening last night at Peterborough United’s Abax Stadium.
And what a night it was! Players from all teams, parents, supporters, volunteers and staff all soaked up the electric atmosphere and enjoyed the food and drink on offer. Take a look at our ceremony video and images from the night.
Female Youth Player of the Year – Sydney Surrige
Male Youth Player of the Year – Eddie Phillips
Volunteer of the Year – Jason Sharpe
Supporter of the Year – Pete Smith
Manager’s Player of the Year – Will Rolls
Top Goal Scorer – Cameron Cockerill
Player’s Player – Dean Connoley and Liam Avey
Thank you to everyone who has supported the Deaf Football Teams in the last 12-months. We couldn’t have done it without you!
The Northamptonshire Football Association, in partnership with The FA, is to host and England Talent Day in Raunds, Wellingborough
The FA is hosting England Talent Days across the country, providing an opportunity for players to be introduced to the England Disability Pathway with a view to identifying the next potential England international.
Both boys and girls are eligible to take part, provided they’re between the ages of 11 and 16.
The event will consist of both a presentation and coaching sessions. There are currently SIX England squads for the following impairment groups; amputee, blind, deaf, cerebral palsy, learning disability and partially sighted.
Players will be assessed and, if successful, will be invited to a six-week England Talent Programme, which is facilitated by Northampton Town in the Community and the Northamptonshire FA.
The Northamptonshire England Talent Day will take place on Sunday 13th March 2016, at Manor School, Raunds, Wellingborough (NN9 6PA) between 11:00am and 1:00pm.
If you’re interested in being part of the England Disability Talent ID Day, please register your interest by CLICKING HERE or contact:
The latest batch of free tickets for deaf children and their families have been released with this weekend’s game against last year’s cup giant-killers Bradford City up for grabs. Don’t delay!
Three other fixtures are available too and are free for deaf children with an accompanying adult plus another ticket courtesy of top Peterborough charity The Free Kicks Foundation.
The next few months are crucial for Posh in order stay in the hunt for a play-off place and return to the Championship under the stewardship of new manager Graham Westley. Westley has shaken up the club and the fans are in awe of the team’s attacking style and the addition of some new signings.
Get yourself a ringside seat for what looks set to be a memorable fight for promotion. All for free for a deaf child and two companions!