Saturday, July 21, 2018
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Deaf Glasgow football club celebrates incredible 145-year history

By Brian McIver

GLASGOW Deaf Athletic Football Club predate Rangers, Celtic and even the SFA and are the oldest surviving deaf football club in the world.

THEY’RE older than Celtic, Rangers, Partick Thistle and even the Scottish Football Association .

Read more: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/deaf-glasgow-football-club-celebrates-8067084

Source: Daily Record

Soccer ace Joe needs help to make dream come true

Great Britain Deaf FootballA student soccer ace has been selected to join the Great Britain Deaf Under-21 squad for the inaugural European Championships this summer.

Leyland man, Joe Blockley, who has played for Manchester United Deaf football as well as the Blackpool FC Deaf Team, now needs to raise £1,000 so he can realise his dream.

Read more: http://www.lep.co.uk/news/education/soccer-ace-joe-needs-help-to-make-dream-come-true-1-7923196

Source: Lancashire Evening Post

Gambia Deaf Scorpions Set for WA Football Tournament

By Fatoumata Trawally

The government of Ghana through Ghana National Sports Authority and Ghana Paralympic Committee with the Economic Support of ECOWAS Youth and Sports Development Centre (EYSDC) has officially invited the Gambia National Deaf football team and its officials (Deaf Scorpions FC) to the 6th Edition of West African Deaf Football Tournament to be held from 24th June to 8th July at the Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana.

Read more: http://observer.gm/gambia-deaf-scorpions-set-for-wa-football-tournament/

Source: Daily Observer

Local soccer standout to compete in 2016 Deaf World Cup

By John Hygh

US Deaf SoccerMcNeil High School soccer standout Roel Gutierrez was born into a silent world, but he continues to make plenty of noise on the field.

In June, the 18-year-old will represent the U.S. in the 2016 Deaf World Cup. FOX 7's John Hygh has the story.

Read more & view video: http://www.fox7austin.com/sports/local-sports/144524425-story

Source: Fox 7 Austin

Montgomery soccer Olympian heading to World Cup

US Deaf SoccerBy Rebecca Burylo

Becca Toler was born deaf. Since then, people have told her she'd never be able to pursue her dreams, but that never stopped her from playing soccer.

Next month, her dream will take her to Italy with the U.S. Deaf Women's National Team as she represents her team and the nation in the Olympic World Cup on June 17.

Read more & view video: http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/local/2016/05/24/mgm-soccer-olympian-heading-world-cup/84796330/

Source: Montgomery Advertiser

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/

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