Great Britain’s European deaf bronze medal winning heroes will be playing in Peterborough this weekend at a family football funday with Arsenal Celebrities and football legends.
The GB team, which is comprised of some of the world’s best deaf footballers, will be taking on non-league Peterborough Northern Star in a charity day to raise money for Peterborough United’s deaf football project.
Also playing will be Peterborough United Legends up against The Arsenal Celebrity Charity team and Peterborough’s Deaf Team against the Peterborough Amputee team. The Peterborough United Amputee team include many of the best players in Great Britain.
As well as football action, there will also be plenty of fun for kids and adults too. As well as a bar and food, there will be face-painting, bouncy castle a penalty competition and fastest football shot game. Peterborough Fire Service will also be bringing along an engine for the kids to get excited about.
Organiser Andy Palmer said: “If you want to see some of the best deaf and amputee players in the world then come along! It’s such a unique event and there will be celebrities and footballers from the past coming along to support deaf football in Peterborough.”
- When: Sunday 2nd August
- Time: From 11am (GB Deaf on pitch at 3pm)
- Where: Peterborough Northern Star Football Club (see map)
- Who is playing: GB Deaf, Posh Legends, Arsenal Celebrities, Peterborough United Deaf and Amputee team
- Attractions: Bar, Food, Bouncy Castle, Fire Engine, Face painting, raffle, football fun games
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