Disability Football

From grassroots to the elite game, whether you're a coach or a player, here is how you can take part in disability football

There are now more opportunities than ever to play football if you have a disability.

Whatever your ability level, there has never been a better time to get involved and play disability football in Birmingham County FA.

We have a Football Development Officer dedicated to developing flexible, inclusive, and accessible playing opportunities at all levels and abilities. To get in contact with our FDO, please email Harley.Hetherington@BirminghamFA.com.

Birmingham County FA believe in flexible, inclusive and accessible playing opportunities for everyone, and are committed to delivering a range of opportunities for players with a disability to access football at various levels across the county.

From grassroots to the elite game, here is where you will find how you can take part in disability football.


Birmingham County FA are delighted to house 2 Disability Football Ambassadors. These roles will be aligned to the introduction of the new ‘Disability Club Training’ programme which is designed to upskill club volunteers to be motivated, knowledgeable, confident and capable to develop more club-based opportunities for disabled people to play, coach and/or volunteer.

For more information on how a Disability Football Ambassador can benefit your club please email Harley.Hetherington@birminghamfa.com


British Blind Sport are the national classifiers in the UK and you can view details on Sight Classification below:



You can watch a video to see how football can be adapted to benefit blind and partially sighted people by clicking here.
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