About The Irish FA

The IFA's aim is to ensure that all disabled people have the opportunity to take part in football and are able to fulfil their potential.The IFA's strategy for the development of disability football focussing on five key areas:

  • To raise the profile and awareness of Disability Football in Northern Ireland
  • To increase the number of disabled performers participating in football activities
  • To improve the quality of training available to disabled performers
  • To establish and develop new and existing competition structures
  • To continue the development of performance pathways and opportunities for elite performers to excel
County Football Associations


No information is yet available about County football Associations or regional representatives

Development Clubs

No information is yet available about such clubs

National Teams

The IFA currently supports three international disability squads:

 o N Ireland Learning Disability (Moderate) Squad
 o N Ireland Visually Impared Squad    
 o N Ireland Cerebal Palsy Squad                       
There are development plans to introduce coaching and competitive opportunities for amputees and wheelchair users in the near future. If you are interested in getting involved in disability football please contact Alan Crooks at the Irish Football Association

Irish FA Contacts

Alan Crooks
Disability Football Development Officer
Irish Football Association, 20 Windsor Avenue, BT9 6EE
Tel:          028 9066 9458




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