The Wheelchair Football Association’s national league was established for the 2005-06 season, with six teams competing at three weekend events.
The WFA has worked with the FA to develop the sport and provide a complete player pathway from grassroots participation to national league competition and international selection.
Now in its 12th season, the national league competition comprises of Premiership and Championship divisions with 24 teams competing over a series of 11 weekends.
The events are held at the Lee Westwood Sports Centre at Nottingham Trent University. This season the competition is sponsored by Muscular Dystrophy UK. The national competition structure is supported by six regional league competitions and a play-off process which sees teams promoted and relegated within the pyramid.
In 2011, the WFA Cup was launched. This is a competition that is open to all affiliated powerchair football clubs within England and operates on a home or away basis.
The first two rounds operate on a north and south divide, with Premiership teams receiving a bye into round two. 2016-17’s WFA Cup saw 19 teams enter the competition, with the final taking place at St. George’s Park as part of the FA Disability Cup Finals day.
The Muscular Dystrophy UK national league and WFA Cup information can be found here.