Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Goalkeeping Coach, Mark Wallace, Interview

Great Britain Deaf FootballMark Wallace is a goalkeeping coach for Blackpool Ladies FC and the GB Deaf u21’s. We chat to him about trying to raise funds for this summers European Deaf Championships, his thoughts on coaching and what you can do to improve your game. It really is an insightful chat and definitely worth a read.

Read more: http://goalkeepers365.co.uk/goalkeeping-coach-mark-wallace-interview/

Sunderland AFC Deaf player makes Great Britain squad for European Championships

By David Allison

Great Britain Deaf FootballA young Wearsider has told of his pride at being selected to play for the Great Britain Deaf Football Team at the first-ever Under-21 European Championships.

Sunderland Deaf AFC star Jake Rowan is the only person from the North East to be picked for the squad, which will travel to Poland in August to compete against the best sides on the continent.

Read more: http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/sunderland-afc-deaf-player-makes-great-britain-squad-for-european-championships-1-7919507

Source: Sunderland Echo

Meet Woodland High’s Mia Marin of the USA Deaf Women’s National Soccer Team

By Bruce Burton

US Deaf SoccerFor nearly all of her 15 years of living, Woodland High School sophomore soccer player Mia Marin has been a different breed from Amy and Robert Marin’s two older children.

Not because she’s deaf — like her 25-year-old brother Brandon, Mia has congenital hearing loss — but because as a small child, even if she could hear, Mia might not have always listened to her mom anyway.

Read more: http://www.dailydemocrat.com/20160517/meet-woodland-highs-mia-marin-of-the-usa-deaf-womens-national-soccer-team

Source: Woodland Daily Democrat

Ghana to host Deaf Football Tourney June

The Deaf Association of Ghana will next month host the rest of the West African sub region in the 6th edition of the West Africa football tournament.

Ghana’s team won last year’s edition in Togo after they defeated Nigeria 3-1 in the final.

Read more: http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/SportsArchive/Ghana-to-host-Deaf-Football-Tourney-June-438386

Source: Central GhanaWeb

USA Men's soccer team announces roster for 2016 Deaf World Cup

US Deaf SoccerUnited States Deaf Men National Team soccer head coach Dave Kunitz has announced the 22-man roster for the 2016 Deaf World Cup in Capaccio, Italy.

Read more: http://www.usdeafsoccer.com/team.html

Source: United States Deaf Soccer

U.S. Deaf National Team Prepares for World Cup

US Deaf SoccerThe U.S. Deaf Women's National Team is wrapping up their spring camp ahead of this summer's World Cup, and one player feels completely at home.

"I finished up my senior season this past year, and I haven't stepped foot on this field since," said Western senior Sydney Andrews. "To be able to do that with my deaf team, my United States team, it's kind of surreal. It's nice to see the two blend."

Read more & view video: http://www.stjoechannel.com/sports/local-sports/us-deaf-national-team-prepares-for-world-cup

Source: St. Joe Channel

 
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