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10 clips of footballers using ‘sign language’ – starring Bale, Neymar, Fergie and Joey Barton

June 12, 2014

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Forms of what could be deemed ‘sign language’ – or at least visual communication – are wide-spread in world football. […]

Deaf News: Deaf football team concede 127 goals – after referees refuse to use flags instead of whistles

May 27, 2014

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The Mirror has reported how a Deaf football team lost all but one of their fixtures last season and conceded […]

Deaf News: Newcastle United FC allegedly refused to provide sign language interpreter for Deaf mascot – unless father waited outside the ground

April 3, 2014

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It has been alleged on social media that Newcastle United Football Club have allegedly refused to provide a 9 year […]

Vicki Galt: Two years ago, my Deaf son came home from football training in tears. Here’s what I did next

November 28, 2013

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Two years ago, my Deaf son came home from his mainstream football training in tears. He had been at that club […]

Andy Palmer: I want to see a deaf footballer in the Premier League

November 12, 2013

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I got involved in deaf football coaching when I noticed that there were no other deaf players in the local […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Deaf footballer Daniel Ailey says abuse he experiences is ‘the same as racism’

February 26, 2013

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Extract: Daniel Ailey didn’t give up playing football when a badly broken leg left him on the sidelines for a […]

Subtitle fail: Divine intervention on the football pitch as God comes off the bench to help Bolton Wanderers score

December 17, 2012

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On a Sunday morning, I often sneak a look at the football highlights as my wife has a well-deserved lie […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Deaf voices are natural, so why should they be mocked?

November 11, 2012

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My mum’s voice was the first sound I ever heard. Because she was born profoundly deaf, she speaks with a […]

William Mager: Mocking the way Roy Hodgson speaks is not ok. It’s really not.

May 8, 2012

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Being an England manager and having poor command of the spoken word aren’t unusual. Sir Alf Ramsey had a strong […]