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Britain's deaf football team struggling to find cash to attend Deaflympics

By Tim Rich

Great Britain Deaf FootballBritain’s most underfunded Olympians are hoping that support from Premier League stars like Jack Butland and James Milner will get them to the Games.

The Stoke keeper and the Liverpool midfielder’s intervention was crucial in taking the men and women’s team to this summer’s Deaf World Cup in Italy, where they finished third.

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Source: Independent

Women's soccer suffers 1-0 home loss to Liberty League foe Union

RITBy Steve Jaynes

Monahan had a chance early in the second half when her shot from 15 yards out rang off the cross-bar and away. In the 53rd minute, RIT jad a chance when Mia White (Littleton, CO/Rocky Mountain Deaf School) had a header off a free kick that a Union defender blocked away again.

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Source: RIT Athletics

Hard of hearing twin players participate in Deaf Soccer World Cup

2016 Deaf World CupThe Third Deaf Soccer World Cup was held in Italy during June and July, 2016, in which sixteen national teams participated. Japan was defeated in the first league and was placed at the eleventh in the tournament followed.

The 19-year-old twin brothers, Okada Yuya and Takuya from Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama Prefecture next to Tokyo, were chosen to the Japanese team for the first time last year.

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Source: Topics on Deaf Japan

Levelling the field

By Chariot Yongcharoenchai

After teaching at a deaf school in Nakhon Pathom for four years, Piyoros Pootao wanted something to make his students dream bigger. As a computer teacher, his first idea was to train his students in computer...

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Source: Bangkok Post

Leeds Deaf Football Club in partnership with Farsley Celtic FC

Leeds Deaf Football ClubFarsley Celtic are delighted to announce a partnership with Leeds Deaf Football Club (LDFC), supported by funding from the Football Federation in relation to Disability Football. This will see LDFC playing at Throstle Nest in the coming season.

Celts CEO Josh Greaves said, “We are privileged to welcome Leeds Deaf FC to Throstle Nest and look forward to working with them in the season ahead. Farsley continue to engage with the local community in terms of Ladies, Boys and Girls football, and this partnership begins a new chapter in terms of getting more people to play the sport in Farsley and surrounding area.”

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Source: Farsley Celtic

Bahrain football: Deaf team face Harakia in final

HARAKIA Society and the Deaf team qualified for the final of the First Khalid bin Hamad League for People with Special Needs which is part of the fourth Khalid bin Hamad Youth Centers Futsal League, being played at the Bahrain Disabled Sports Federation hall in Isa Sports City.

In the first semi-final, Harakia Society downed the Special Education team 5-0.

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Source: GDN Online

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