The Next Step” will take place this year at SCORE, Willow Walk, Tower Bridge, London, SE1 on every last Friday of each month.
There will be four workshops on the day itself and participants can choose to attend two of these. The workshops include:-
- Funding Theory – discover where you can apply for funding to help develop and establish activities for disabled footballers.
- Disability Futsal: Practical – This practical workshop will demonstrate how the game of Futsal is fast developing in the disability arena.
- Mental Health Theory – This workshop will give people an insight into how a pilot project was established and its current developments following funding and partnership work.
Ability Counts Football Festival
A total of 68 teams participated in the 2007 London Ability Counts Festival. The event was held over the 4th and 5th November at the Regents Park Sports Hub.
The Ability Counts Football Festival is staged as part of The FA’s Ability Counts programme. The festivals are held in nine regions across England and qualifying teams then attend the national finals in the summer.
Events coming up
49 school and adult day centre teams competed in 6 categories on the Friday. The day saw both boys and girls teams demonstrating their skills on the pitch in front of large amounts of spectators which increased the numbers attending on the day to over 650 people.
The Saturday Competition gave 19 adult teams the chance to compete and enjoy the fun environment of the festival. This competition then led to qualifying to represent London in the National Finals being held at the David Beckham Academy in London on 22nd September.