Annual 5-a-side Disability Football Tournament
in conjunction with
Yorkshire & Humberside Special Olympics

A record 74 teams took part in our 2013 tournament, travelling from afar afield as London and Scotland to produced another magnificent day of football in swealtering conditions.

Harrogate striker James Parker officially opened the event by reciting the Special Olympics Oath, with
Martin Sutton (referee) and Trevor Waddington (Pontefract Pirates) reciting the officials and coaches oath respectiveley.

The event catered for all ability levels, from Ability Counts Premier League to League Three & Four. Group thirteen was reserved for the ladies section and fourteen for the Juniors. Leeds United took the honours in Group One (7-a-side premier league), edging out Middleborough who finished in second place. Notable performances also came from Warrington, Cleveland Special Olympics, Fleetwood and Blythe, who all won gold in their respective groups, while Harrogate Gateway FC picked up silver medal in Group six. In the Junior section, Bradford City edged out Leeds United, with Harrogate’s Killinghall Nomads securing Bronze medal. AFC Masters, from Bolton, won the Ladies section.

Results from 2013