Visually Impaired & Blind Football
Visually Impaired & Blind FootballPeople who take part in blind football are classified according to their level of sight, as B1, B2 or B3. Players in the B1 classification are considered blind (while those rated B2 and B3 are classified as visually impaired or partially sighted).

While some partially sighted players play in pan disability football teams, there are a number of VI specific clubs which play in a national league structure. Blind footballers play a different version of the game.



Merseyside Blind Football Club


LIverpool Blind FCMerseyside Blind Football Club is an FA Charter Standard Club that caters for male players aged 11 years and over, who are registered blind and want to participate in football.

The Squad was created to provide a pathway for male blind footballers from across the North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland) to achieve their full potential and reach the heights of representing England and Great Britain Blind Futsal Squads, just like our current player Roy Turnham.

The Squad has two age groups Under 16s (Youth) and 16 years and over (Adult) who train at Greenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, Liverpool, L17 1AG.

The Adult Blind Squad finished 4th following their debut in the 2012-2013 National Blind Futsal League which hosts fixtures once a month in Hereford, and are please to have been awarded Player Development Centre Status for 2013-2014 and will appear in the new elite National League.  

The Club is supported by Everton in the Community and SAVI Northwest coaches who are FA accredited, hold enhanced CRB Certificates and have invaluable experience in blind football.



The Primary Club


The Primary ClubThe Primary Club, the cricketers' charity that raises money to provide sports and recreational facilities for the visually impaired


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