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A change to CP Football classification

The International Federation of CP football is developing its evidence-based classification system, and currently in consultation with its CP Football family. Samantha April Cammidge has just completed her PhD titled “Consulting the Sport Community for the Development of an Evidence-Based Classification System in Cerebral Palsy Football” at the Miguel Hernández University in Elche, Spain. The research was designed […]

CP United victorious again!

On Saturday 20th May, the Cerebral Palsy Sport National CP Football League finals took place at the David Ross Sports Village at the University of Nottingham. The finals came just two weeks after the FA Disability Cup finals which saw CP League Northern Conference winners CP United defeat Southern Conference winners Chelsea Whites. Both teams […]

Five winners crowned at the FA Disability Cup Finals Day

The FA Disability Cup Finals day has taken place at St. George’s Park for a second successive year, providing a platform for the very best in impairment specific football in the country. On Saturday 6th May 2017 five finals – powerchair, cerebral palsy, blind, deaf and amputee – were showcased at the national football centre […]

James Shaw and GB quad team become World Champions

Great Britain’s quad wheelchair tennis team won their fifth BNP Paribas World Team Cup title on Sunday in Sardinia after defeating Israel 2-1. Andy Lapthorne, Antony Cotterill and James Shaw all played in in the quad final before Cotterill and Lapthorne won the crucial doubles rubber. Cerebral Palsy Sport Ambassador James Shaw, representing Great Britain […]

CP Sport gears up for the FA Disability Football Cup

The FA Disability Cup takes place this weekend at St. Georges’ Park with five national finals in five different impairment groups – deaf, blind, cerebral palsy, powerchair and amputee – commencing at the National Football Centre on Saturday 6 May. To mark it, a special film has been made featuring a cast list of rising […]

CP Sport Ambassador James Shaw selected for World Team Cup

Cerebral Palsy Sport Ambassador James Shaw has been selected to represent Great Britain in the BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Alghero, Sardinia, Italy, from 1 – 7 May 2017. James is part of the Quad team alongside Andy Lapthorne and Antony Cotterill. In 2016 James won the quad doubles title at the Austrian Open and […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport Young Ambassador receives Torch Trophy Award

On Tuesday 14th March 2017, nineteen volunteers were recognised by HRH The Earl of Wessex for their commitment to community sport at the British Olympic Association. Each recipient of the Torch Trophy Award was nominated  as outstanding role models within clubs, centres and organisations across the UK. Cerebral Palsy Sport nominated 16 year old Ben Meadows for this […]

Typhoo and EFDS tea-m up in 2017 to support disabled athletes

Typhoo and the national charity the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) have teamed up again in 2017 to provide disabled athletes with more sporting opportunities to compete across England. It will be the third year that Typhoo will add an extra ‘OO’ to the National Junior Athletics Championships and nine regional qualifiers, aiming to […]