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Deaf Women's Futsal team qualify for Euro Championships

Ireland FlagDave Bell's side played a total of four matches, drawing the hosts 3-3 in their opening match. The Netherlands scored a penalty in the final minute to deny Ireland the win.

The side then suffered two defeats in a row to Germany and Denmark. Germany are the second-ranked team in Europe and were runners-up in the 2014 European Championships, while Denmark's team still had many players who were part of the side who finished second in the 2010 European Championships.

Read more: http://www.fai.ie/ireland/news/deaf-womens-futsal-team-qualify-for-euro-championships

Source: Ireland

Local trio set for Deaf futsal Euro bid

By James Hendicott

Ireland FlagIRELAND face a “group of death” scenario, according to assistant manager Ben O’Looney, as they head to Amsterdam to compete in European qualifying for the Deaf Women’s Futsal European Cup this weekend.

Of the 14-player panel, captain Laura Clarke, from Greenhills – who will represent Doncaster Belles in the deaf Champions League this year – and is an 11-time winner of the deaf inter-pros.

Read more: https://dublingazette.com/sport/local-trio-set-deaf-futsal-euro-bid/

Source: Dublin Gazette

Chester Deaf Football Club celebrates 70th anniversary in style

By Steve Creswell

Chester Deaf Football ClubMEMBERS of Chester Deaf Football Club celebrated their 70th Anniversary with a party.

Boys and girls from the youth team were joined by friends and family to celebrate the special occasion at the Chester Deaf Centre on South View Road.

Former players were also invited and got the chance to talk about their playing days.

Read more: http://www.chesterstandard.co.uk/home/2017/12/26/gallery/chester-deaf-football-club-celebrates-70th-anniversary-in-style-102755/

Source: The Standard

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/

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