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Amputee football on the rise in Europe with Paralympics the ultimate goal

 INSP 21 March 2019

Amputee football may not be the most recognisable of disability sports, but the fast-paced and competitive game is slowly growing in popularity. INSP meets the amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote the sport around the world. Their ultimate goal is to compete at the Paralympics. (1446 Words) - By Laura Smith

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Poland vs. Ireland. INSP met amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote amputee football around the world.credit: Inge Hondebrink

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Poland vs. Spain. INSP met amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote amputee football around the world.European Amputee Football Federation

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THIS PHOTO IS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY AND MUST ONLY BE PUBLISHED WITH THIS ARTICLE. Scottish amputee football player Brian Murray. Credit: John Linton

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THIS PHOTO IS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY AND MUST ONLY BE PUBLISHED WITH THIS ARTICLE. Scottish amputee football player Brian Murray is helping to introduce the sport in Scotland. He has to travel 150 miles to play with his current team Everton F.C. Credit: John Linton

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THIS PHOTO IS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY AND MUST ONLY BE PUBLISHED WITH THIS ARTICLE. Scottish amputee football player Brian Murray. Credit: John Linton

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Poland vs. Ireland. INSP met amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote amputee football around the world.Credit: Inge Hondebrink

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Poland vs. Turkey Cup final. INSP met amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote amputee football around the world.Credit: Grzegorz Press

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Poland vs. France. INSP met amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote amputee football around the world.Credit: Attila Husejnow

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Poland vs. Ireland. INSP met amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote amputee football around the world.Credit: Inge Hondebrink

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Poland vs. Italy. INSP met amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote amputee football around the world.Credit: Grzegorz Press

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World Cup 2014. INSP met amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote amputee football around the world.Credit: Grzegorz Press

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Children playing at the European Amputee Football Federation’s International Junior Camp. INSP met amputee football players, coaches and advocates working to promote amputee football around the world.


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