for Amputees is generally played
without prosthesis and by using elbow crutches (outfield players).
Goalkeepers are single arm amputees. However players who are uncomfortable
about playing on crutches are encouraged to wear limbs by some
clubs, in order to get more people involved.
There are only
a handful of Amputee specific clubs around the country with many
amputee footballers playing with Pan disability clubs in the regional
ability counts leagues.
leagues not only give Amputee players the opportunity to play
regular competative football, but they also form part of the pathway
into the England Amputee football team. This team competes in
the European Championships and the World Cup.
Britain Amputee Football also gives players the opportunity to
play at International level. This is run by an independant group,
in the hope that, one day, Amputees may be able to compete in