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Scott scores an award for his work to lead deaf football team

By Paul Neesham

2018 Scott Garthwaite
Sunderland Deaf AFC's manager Scott Garthwaite has won the North East Disability Sports Award's title of Coach of the Year 2017.

Sunderland Deaf AFC’s manager Scott Garthwaite is celebrating after scooping a top accolade.

Scott has been crowned winner of the NEDSA (North East Disability Sports Awards) prize for the Coach of the Year 2017.

The coach, who was up against 12 other nominees, clinched the award because of his outstanding contributions to the Sunderland Deaf team in the 2016-17 season.

Read more: https://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/scott-scores-an-award-for-his-work-to-lead-deaf-football-team-1-9080546

Source: Sunderland Echo

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Posh runners-up to Charlton Athletic

2018 Posh Squad
The Posh Deaf squad which was in action at the national championships. They are from the left, back, Paul Osker, Harry Jacobs, Cameron Long, Jude Meloni, Aaron Osker, Joe Clarke, Will Palmer, Steve Long, front, Simao Martins, William Barnsley, Rhys Yeoman, Ollie Yeoman, Daniel Monaf, Finley McEwan, Joe Treacy and Ryan Woodcock.

The Posh Deaf junior teams were in action over the weekend at the 2018 National Deaf Football Championships at Manchester City’s Etihad Campus and both sides aqcuitted themselves well. The Under 16s were just pipped to the title in their age group by Charlton Athletic, losing the decider 1-0, while the Under 13s finished a respectable fourth.

Read more: https://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/sport/football/local-football/deaf-football-posh-runners-up-to-charlton-athletic-1-8432308

Source: Peterborough Telegraph

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The talented deaf footballer making Wales proud

By Hywel Trewyn

Welsh Deaf FutsalIfan Roberts, 18, from Caernarfon, played three European Championship qualifiers for the Welsh deaf football team

A young deaf man is living his dream playing football for his country and working as an aircraft engineer.

In January, Ifan Roberts, 18, from Caernarfon, played three European Championship qualifiers against Bosnia, Turkey and Sweden for the Welsh Deaf Futsal squad.

Read more & view video: https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/talented-deaf-footballer-making-wales-14388016

Source: Daily Post

Salone Deaf Lion Stars in preparation for African Championship

2018 Salone Deaf Lion StarsSierra Leone national Deaf Lion Stars football team training intensively ahead of the 2018 Africa Championship scheduled for August in Niger.

Public Relations Officer, Kassim Fitzgerald Mansaray asserted that they really need some amount of money to cover expenses for training kits, transportation and allowances for the players.

Read more: https://awoko.org/2018/03/06/sierra-leone-sports-salone-deaf-lion-stars-in-preparation-for-african-championship/

Source: Awko

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Town set to host England Deaf Football team’s first home international match

By Angela Singer

Great Britain Deaf FootballThe game will be on Sunday, April 29, the same day as the Ethan Rees Linwood Memorial Fund, also being held at the football ground. The two events will be designed to complement each other and share the money from the gate.

It is expected that the game, a qualifying round for the 2019 European Football Championship will be televised.

Read more: http://www.dunmowbroadcast.co.uk/news/town-set-to-host-england-deaf-football-team-s-first-home-international-match-1-5414931

Source: Dunmow Broadcast

Palmer picked for England and top coach joins Posh

Peterborough UFCTeenage talent Will Palmer, a forward, is the player to receive an international call-up. The 16 year-old has been selected for both the England Under 21 futsal squad and the England men’s 11-a-side deaf football team.

Palmer, who has been with Posh Deaf since it was established in 2012, also plays for Peterborough Northern Star’s Under 16 team. He’s been involved with the FA’s talent camp for two years in preparation for selection to the national squad.

Read more: https://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/sport/football/local-football/deaf-football-palmer-picked-for-england-and-top-coach-joins-posh-1-8384811

Source: Peterborough Telegraph

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