Inclusive Level 1: Coming Soon!

We are pleased to announce that our first adapted FA Level 1 in Coaching Football course is now available for candidates with a disability. We are working in partnership with the Sussex County FA to provide inclusiveness to all aspiring coaches throughout Sussex. The course is specially designed and adapted for people with a disability […]

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Sussex Superhero

Sussex Disability Football League assistant secretary, Jess Barnes is due to compete in the Celebrity Superhero Tri with her assistance dog, Xenna by her side. The Celebrity Superhero Tri is part of the only series within the UK that is dedicated to people with disabilities and long-term injuries. The series was created by Paralympian, Sophie Warner with […]

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Steve Visits the Albion

The Sussex Disability Football League would like to say a big thank you to all at AITC for looking after me during my recent visit to one of their coaching sessions. As with my earlier trip to 1066 Specials, I was asked if I would like to join in, rather than just watch from the […]

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Player of the Year Award- David Wilson

It has been an extremely tough decision this year with three players who have really excelled and have all been noticed by the league officials and referees. Firstly, before I announce the winner, I would like to say a huge well done to Bonnie and Roni from Lawn Court who were both nominated and have […]

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A Visit from our Chairman

As a league we are hoping to get out to visit our clubs more often to offer face to face support. We are not just a league that provides football fixtures once a month, we want our clubs to know that we are here to support them along their journey. Our Welfare Officer Ian Burlinson […]

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Faye Williams- Speaking the Language of Football

The great thing about football is that everyone speaks the same language! At 15 years old Faye’s ambition is to play football at the highest level she possibly can. Faye is hearing impaired with a language impairment, which often leaves her feeling isolated and suffering from low self esteem but playing within her football team […]

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Charley Miles- A Role Model

At 23 years old Charley is an experienced, bubbly and committed female footballer who has always had a passion for football.  Though it was not until she joined 1066 Specials FC that she really had the opportunity to explore all possibilities within football and Charley grabbed this chance with both hands and hasnt looked back […]

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Olivia Bennett aims to conquer Mount Snowdon!

Olivia Bennett, age 9, is a keen female footballer who plays for Seaford Town Disability Football Team. As well as training each week, Olivia also takes part in monthly fixtures held at Culver Road, Lancing in the Sussex Disability Football League. Olivia faces many barriers just to be able to play football and never lets […]

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Disability: Its not that you cant, but how!

                      Sometimes when you see Jess, you will see a wheelchair, you will see walking sticks and you will see an adorable Assistance dog called Xenna but as a league, we can tell you first hand that there is a whole lot more to Jess […]

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Award Winning Tate!

Tate is an 11 year old girl who absolutely loves playing football, just like many other females within Sussex. Tate is also a left arm amputee. In the lead up to The FA’s “Girls Football Week” Initiative we spoke to Tate and her mum Jools to find out a little more about Tate and her […]

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