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England Deaf ladies captain to bring out Saturday's match ball

Great Britain Deaf FootballCITY will be delighted to welcome Community Hero Laura Wiseman to Carrow Road on Saturday.

Laura, 29, is captain of the England Deaf ladies team and was recently nominated for a national Pride of Sport award.

Laura has been playing football ever since she was 18 months old: "My dad is a football fan so he taught me how to play football and I fell in love playing it." She currently plays for Wymondham Ladies and is also involved in the Deaflympics and Team GB in the Deaf World Cup.

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Source: Norwich City FC

Deaf Eagles to face FIRS team in January friendly

Abuja – Lukman Agbabiaka, the Secretary of Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation (NDSF), on Tuesday in Abuja said the Deaf Eagles would face the FIRS football team in a friendly match in January.

Agbabiaka told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the match would hold on Jan. 15 at the National Stadium in Abuja.

“We got the invitation letter to play with the staff of FIRS this December, but it was too late for us to start calling our players together.

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Source: Sundiata Post

'Pure robbery!' - The incredible story of the deaf footballer sent off vs Real Madrid for protesting

By Mark Doyle

In commemorating the 60th birthday of legendary Rijeka winger Damir Desnica, Goal recalls one of the most bizarre and unjust dismissals in football history.

"It was pure robbery," Damir Desnica still says of Real Madrid's victory over his beloved Rijeka in the second leg of their UEFA Cup second round tie in 1984. It is difficult to disagree. The winger and his team-mates had arrived at the Santiago Bernabeu with a 3-1 lead after dominating their first meeting in the former Yugoslavia. They left defeated, disconsolate and disillusioned.

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Source: Goal

RIT women's soccer takes look back at 2016 season

RITBy Steve Jaynes

ROCHESTER, NY - The RIT women's soccer team finished the 2016 season with seven wins, including three in Liberty League competition. The Tigers finished fifth in the Liberty League standings with nine points.

Danielle Losquadro (Merrick, NY/Sanford H. Calhoun) and Erin Butler (Mahopac, NY/Mahopac) tallied a goal and an assist apiece, while Elena Wolfe (Parsippany, NJ/Parsippany), Mia White (Littleton, CO/Rocky Mountain Deaf School) and Paige Byers (Camp Hill, PA/Cedar Hill) each scored a goal.

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1st ASEAN Deaf Football Championship 2016

2016 Asean Deaf Football ChampionshipThe 1st ASEAN Deaf Football Championship (ADFC) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from December 4 to December 10. It was participated by seven (7) Southeast Asian teams.

The seven team-nations were divided into two groups. Group A was composed of Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos and Thailand. While Group B was composed of host Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam.

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Source: The Southeast Asian Games

Malaysia runners up at 2016 Asean Deaf Football Championship

By Zulhilmi Zainal

2016 Asean Deaf Football ChampionshipMalaysia Deaf Tigers ended up as runners up at the 2016 Asean Deaf Football Championship, when they lost 3-1 to their Thailand counterparts in the final match on Friday.

In the match that was held at the MINDEF Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, the hosts drew first blood as early as the fourth minute through Rahmatuddin Huzaizi's penalty, but Thailand hit back with three goals afterwards.

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Source: Yahoo Sports

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