Disability Cup Final- Blind Football

FA Disability Cup


The FA Disability Cup is the largest competition of its kind in this country, giving players within impairment-specific football a national competition of their own, complete with dreams of reaching St George’s Park for finals weekend. 

It is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the players, coaches and volunteers involved in our partner competitions, and provide a platform for raising awareness of the opportunities that exist for everyone within disability football.

The FA Disability Cup is now in its sixth edition and the 2022 tournament was a huge success, consisting of six impairment-specific cup finals, three on each day, and all broadcasted live on BT Sport. The finals include: 

  • Partially Sighted
  • Amputee
  • Blind
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Powerchair
  • Deaf

Each year, the athletes are a credit to their sport and provide huge inspiration to those both attending live on the day and the many watching at home.

More Information on The FA Disability Cup

Birmingham Futsal Partially Sighted

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Ryan Kimberley - Adult Male, Disability & Education FDO

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Email: Ryan.Kimberley@BirminghamFA.com


  • Partially Sighted: Birmingham Futsal
  • Amputee: Manchester City Amputees
  • Blind: RNC for the Blind Hereford
  • Cerebral Palsy: North East and Yorkshire CP
  • Powerchair: Northern Thunder
  • Deaf: Farsley Celtic Deaf
Partner competitions

The Partially Sighted Football League (PSFL) was formed over 30 years ago and has since built links with both British Blind Sport (BBS) and the FA to become the only league that caters for partially sighted adults.

The PSFL holds eight central venue fixture dates per season between the months of September and April, these consist or six league and two cups and are usually held at Futsal venues across the country. The league caters for both male and female individuals over the age of 16 and has one division comprising six teams.

The winners of league and the league cup will qualify to play at St. George’s Park as part of The FA Disability Cup Finals day.

For more on league information, click here.

The league consists of eight teams and runs from October to May, including both a league and league cup competition.
Due to the teams being spread throughout the country, the league consists of a north conference and a south conference that each league team takes turns in hosting. The teams take part in regional central-venue fixtures throughout the year and then teams from both conferences come together for the play-off finals to decide the overall league champions.
The winners of the league and cup both progress to St. George’s Park for FA Disability Cup Finals weekend.
The league was formed in advance of the 2008-09 season and consists of both a league and cup competition. The league committee works closely with The FA to support the development of the game and to offer a competitive route for blind players.
The league runs a monthly central-venue fixture programme based at the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford, with the cup competition traditionally taking place as the final event of the season in April.
There are three teams in the league, with players allocated to a team based on their involvement in a number of training hubs that train on a weekly basis across the country. The Brian Aarons Cup is played at the end of the season over a one-day format with teams taking part in a number of fixtures on the day.
The winners of the league and the Brian Aarons Cup then qualify to play at St. George’s Park as part of The FA Disability Cup Finals day.
To find out more about the league have a look at their Facebook page.
The league was established in its current guise prior to the 2015-16 season through a partnership between the FA and CP Sport. Prior to this, the FA regional CP centres of excellence were a key part of the FA talent pathway and they participated in monthly fixtures.
However, with the continued evolution of the talent pathway, it became clear that a national league for grassroots footballers was required.
The FA worked with CP Sport and County FAs to establish a league format and network of CP football teams across the country, many of whom are now embedded within pre-existing England Football Accredited Clubs.
A voluntary based league committee structure is now in place and the leagues comprises nine adult teams, with junior provision a big priority moving forwards. The teams take part in regional and national fixtures through September to May. Teams from the league also compete for the national cup competition in February.
The winning team from the national cup will compete against the league winner at the FA Disability Cup finals.
To find out more information please click here or follow the league on Twitter.
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.
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 with the final taking place at St. George’s Park as part of the FA Disability Cup Finals weekend. 

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