are currently 25 active deaf football clubs in Great Britain,
most of which compete in mainstream football leagues around Britain.
The majority of these clubs compete in the British Deaf Football
Cup, The English Deaf Cup, and the Scottish Deaf Cup.
international criteria, deaf players must have an average hearing
loss of 55 Decibels or more in the best ear. All players competing
in deaf matches must remove all hearing aids.
As well as competing with deaf clubs, many deaf footballers also
play for Ability Counts teams in the FA's regional Ability Counts