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Disability club could kick off soon
4:00pm Saturday 28th September 2013 in News
WALLINGFORD could soon have a disability football club for the first time.
More than 30 local footballers with a range of disabilities turned up to a trial session at Wallingford Town AFC last Friday.
Specialist coaches from MK Dons and Reading FC came down to lend a hand from 3pm until 7pm.
Tom Parry, 28, from Wallingford, who has Downs Syndrome, said: “It was really good fun. I met new people and learnt new skills.”
Club chairman Richard Prunier set about organised the day before he had any idea whether anyone was going to turn up.
He said: “It went very well, there was a great turnout and we were really happy with the people who turned up from other clubs to give advice.
“We had more than 30 people turn up, and my view was if they were happy we were happy.”
Now the club is looking for locals who could volunteer their time to help coach a disability club.
There would be assistance and advice available.
To find out more email Mr Prunier at email@example.com
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