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Deafness Won’t Be Bain Of My Life Says Striker Sean

Carluke Football ClubFOR Sean Bain, actions always speak louder than words on the football pitch.

The Carluke FC attacker has suffered with deafness since an early age.

But he’s shown a steely determination not to let his disability prevent him from taking part in the game he loves.

Growing up there would be days when he would beat himself up if he made a mistake after being unable to hear instructions or shouts.

Read more: http://carlukefc.co.uk/2017/12/17/i-wont-let-deafness-be-a-bain-of-my-life-says-striker-sean/

Source: Carluke Football Club

Uzbekistan deaf futsal team receives awards

2017 U18 FutsalTashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) hosted an awarding ceremony of Uzbekistan deaf futsal team, which won the U-18 World Deaf Futsal Championship.

The ceremony was attended by the leadership of UFF, national team coaches, futsal players and their relatives, the press service of the UFF said.

Read more: https://www.uzdaily.com/articles-id-41985.htm

Source: UzDaily

Littleton sign Great Britain Deaf international

LITTLETON has secured the signature of Great Britain Deaf Football international Jamie Clarke.

The striker featured for Pershore Town before linking up with Midland Football League Division Three outfit Alcester Town in order to play alongside his friends.

Read more: http://www.eveshamjournal.co.uk/sport/15769181.Football__Littleton_sign_Great_Britain_Deaf_international/

Futsal players of Uzbekistan became world champions

2017 U18 FutsalThe Uzbekistan national team became the world futsal champion among the men's deaf teams under the age of 18, having won a strong-willed victory in the final match against Sweden (4:2).

During the meeting, Uzbek futsal players twice conceded in the account, but they not only returned to the game, but also managed to break the victory with a margin of two goals.

Read more: http://www.ut.uz/en/sports/futsal-players-of-uzbekistan-became-world-cha/

Source: Uzbekistan Today

Deaf team to take on the Toffees!

Reading FC Deaf was first founded in 2013 with the help of Total Communication, one of leading British Sign Language (BSL) agencies.

After an initial 10 weeks of taster sessions, Reading FC Deaf were then integrated into local football festivals and began competing in the BOBi League – a pan-disability league that operates across Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Read more: https://www.readingfc.co.uk/news/2017/november/deaf-team-to-take-on-the-toffees/

Source: Reading Football Club

Chester's deaf football team reforms and issues player appeal

By Daniel Greenland

A team for deaf footballers has reformed and is looking for new players.

Chester Deaf Football Club, first founded in 1947, is being kick started again by Erica Jones who works for the Deafness Support Network in Chester.

Erica is rebuilding a youth team with coaches Mike Ritchie and Paul Southall after the club disbanded in 2000.

Read more: http://www.chesterstandard.co.uk/home/2017/11/19/gallery/chester-s-deaf-football-team-reforms-and-issues-player-appeal-100213/

Source: The Standard

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