Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Football coach takes on new national challenge

A Bedfordshire-based football coach has been appointed team manager for the England Men’s Deaf Team.

Mike Nolan’s new role with the England squad is the latest stage of a journey that started with completing the FA Level 1 coaching course at Beds FA.

Read more: http://www.bedfordtoday.co.uk/news/local/football-coach-takes-on-new-national-challenge-1-7348126

Source: Bedford Today

Deaf futsal festival welcomes local hearing players

The fourth "Deaf Futsal Festival 2016" was sponsored by the West Japan Deaf Soccer Association in Suzuka-shi, Mie Prefecture in western Japan on April 16, in which about 100 people participated.

Read more: http://deafjapan.blogspot.com/2016/04/deaf-futsal-festival-welcomes-local.html

Source: Topics on Deaf Japan

Deaf footballers pick up silverware in Liverpool

Belfast Deaf United’s Under-16s are still on cloud nine after winning a major national tournament.

They were among seven teams to take part in the finals of the National Deaf Children’sSociety’s youth football tournament (Northern section) in Liverpool.

Read more: http://www.newsletter.co.uk/sport/football-news/deaf-footballers-pick-up-silverware-in-liverpool-1-7325433

Source: News Letter

Carlisle City Deaf FC: Cumbria’s First Deaf Football Club

Carlise City Football Club19-year-old Thomas Rhodes has set up Cumbria’s first deaf football club.

Having noticed the need for deaf representation in this part of the country, Thomas wasted no time in trying to implement change by himself.

“I decided to set up a team in late February because there are many deaf players from Cumbria wanting to be involved in football but the closest team is Sunderland Deaf AFC which means it takes a lot of time and travelling,” former Sunderland player Thomas said.

Read more: https://cumbrianfootball.wordpress.com/2016/04/08/carlisle-city-deaf-fc-cumbrias-first-deaf-football-club/

Source: Cumbrian Football

2016 World Deaf Football World Cup draws announced

By Laura Hale

2016 Deaf World CupEarlier today, the draw was held for the 2016 World Deaf Football World Cup in Salerno, Italy. It was attended by Italian men’s national team player Lorenzo Insigne.

The women’s competition is only seven team’s deep, and there were no qualifying events. Group A includes Italy, Turkey and Great Britain. Group B includes the United States, Russia, Poland and China. In the men’s competition, Italy, Iraq, Germany and Belgium were drawn in Group A. Group B consists of Russia, Japan, Greece and the United States. Ukraine, Iran, Great Britain and Egypt were drawn in Group C. Group D rounds out the men’s side with Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Sweden and Argentina.

Read more: http://www.parasport-news.com/2016-world-deaf-football-world-cup-draws-announced/10483/

Source: ParaSport

Upper Valley’s Osheyack Returning to Deaf World Cup

By Jared Pendak

USA Deaf SoccerNorwich — About 20 seconds into a newly created promotional video for the United States Deaf Soccer men’s team, Yosef Osheyack points both hands at the camera and announces “speed,” one clip in a string of segments showing players describing elements of the team.

Indeed, speed has always been an important part of Osheyack’s game, ever since the Norwich resident and 2009 Hanover High graduate helped the Marauders win three straight NHIAA Class I championships from 2006-08.

Read more: http://www.vnews.com/Sports/osheyack-jp-vn-032416-1123766

Source: Valley News

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