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ABILITY COUNTS: League returns this week

10 March 2014

Fourth season of ability counts football

The Carlisle United Ability Counts League welcomes back its member clubs this Tuesday as they embark on a new football season.

Hosted at Penrith Leisure Centre, the monthly disability League houses ten adult teams at both male and female divisions, catering for adults with pan-disabilities aged 16 and over. Between the months of March to October, the League sees over 60 disabled adults come together and play in a fun, friendly yet competitive fixture programme.

Jess Lawson, Football Development Officer said: "The League is now approaching its fourth season and has grown significantly over the past couple of years.  We look forward each year to welcoming new teams and players into the programme and enjoying what has been named the nation’s most played disability team sport!"

League nights are hosted at Penrith Leisure Centre, Southend Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8JH, between 6pm – 8pm on the following dates:

• Tuesday 11 March 2014 
• Tuesday 8 April 2014 
• Tuesday 13 May 2014 
• Tuesday 10 June 2014 
• Tuesday 8 July 2014 
• Tuesday 12 August 2014 
• Tuesday 9 September 2014 
• Tuesday 14 October 2014

We welcome Day Services, Disability Organisations, Adult Care groups and individuals to come along, take a look and get involved.

If you would like any further information regarding our Ability Counts League, or disability football in general, then please contact Disability Football Development Officer Jess Lawson on 07807 665 543 or e-mail

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