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Project information

Doncaster Rovers Disability FC

DRFC Foundation offer football coaching sessions for disabled children in Doncaster. The success of this has enabled us to enter 2 teams into a disability league. Donations would help to support the team to access coaching, have a kit to play in and contribute to pitch and venue hire.

September 2012 - September 2013

Charity information: Doncaster Rovers FC Community Sports & Education Foundation

Doncaster Rovers FC Community Sports & Education Foundation logo
  • Need


    There are limited opportunities for disabled young people to play competitive football in Doncaster.


    By providing both participation and competitive footballing opportunities allows disabled children equal opportunity to access football

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Establish 2 competitive U16 boys football sides


    » Run regular training sessions on a Saturday morning
    » Engage with local special schools to promote the opportunities

    What success will look like

    Success will be...to affiliate 2 teams into the FA Ability Counts Youth League

  • Impact


    The club will become self sustainable through increased participation. Players will be able to access training opportunities to become mentors to future players


    It is challenging to get disabled participants to travel to unfamiliar venues. DRFC will work with local schools to provide in-house coaching sessions with a view to encouraging young people to the sessions


    All our projects are monitored by an online database where reports can be easily generated. Annual participation reports will be sent to donars at the close of each football season

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £4,280

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      Amount Heading Description
      £900 Venue Hire Weekly coaching sessions
      £2,880 Coach costs 2 coaches trained in disability football x 2 sessions per week
      £500 Equipment & Kit Playing kit and training balls / bibs etc
  • Background


    Keepmoat Stadium
    Penine View School


    Disabled young people in areas of depravation

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We have an established reputation in the community and have suitably trained staff to work with disabled people

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Muzza Haider

    Muzza leads the disability football for the Foundation