Powerchair Football

Watched powerchair football before?
Wanna come along and have a go?
Wanna be a Muscle Warrior PFC Team Player?

Aspire Powerchair Sports Club www.aspirepowerchairsportsclub.org has three Powerchair Football Teams, namely: Aspire PFC, Evergreen PFC and Muscle Warriors PFC.

MUSCLE WARRIORS PFC … FACT FILE 2016

  • The Muscle Help Foundation has a club called Muscle Warriors PFC
  • Muscle Warriors PFC won the 2014-15 WFA National Championships
  • Follow @WarriorsPFC on Twitter; official hashtag is #MuscleWarriorsPFC
  • Our club is affiliated to the Hertfordshire FA and the WFA
  • The team trains at the Watford Leisure Centre Woodside
  • It’s a team sport for people with disabilities who use power wheelchairs
  • It’s played in a gymnasium on a regulation basketball court
  • Powerchairs are equipped with foot-guards to attack, defend and spin-kick
  • A 13-inch (330mm) football is used to score goals

CURRENT MUSCLE WARRIOR PFC TEAM MEMBERS

(as of March 2016)

Ryan O’Leary – No.2, Captain / Player

Nicky Baker – No.5

Jack Morrell – No.8

Elliot Mears – No.9

Martin Button – No.10

Mitchell Gosling – No.11

Matin Nabi – No.12, Goalkeeper / Player

Tom Kelly – No.20

DEVELOPMENT PLAYERS

Jasper Grannum – No.7

William Arnott – No.14

Cameron Coxall – No.15

Jordan Coxall – No.16

HONORARY MEMBERS*can no longer play due to health

Aaron Small*

Daniel Messenger*

TEAM MANAGER & COACHING STAFF

Barry O’Leary – Manager

Phil Morrell – Coach

Liam O’Leary – Assistant Coach

Karen O’Leary – Club Secretary

TRAINING DATES – 2015 / 2016 SEASON

LOCATION / VENUE
Everyone Active

Watford Leisure Centre Woodside
Horseshoe Lane, Garston, Watford, Herts, WD25 7HH

DATE                                   TIME

20/03/16                        15:00 – 17:00
27/03/16                        15:00 – 17:00
10/04/16                        15:00 – 17:00
17/04/16                        15:00 – 17:00
01/05/16                        15:00 – 17:00
08/05/16                        15:00 – 17:00
15/05/16                        15:00 – 17:00
29/05/16                        15:00 – 17:00
05/06/16                        15:00 – 17:00

NOTE: Individual teams may have extra training sessions on top of the normal scheduled training sessions. The Muscle Warriors PFC Team Manager will advise players if any training dates are changed or added.

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SOUTH EAST REGIONAL LEAGUE DATES

(as of September 2015)

Sun 18th October 2015 – Stoke Mandeville
Sun 10th January 2016 – Surrey University
Sun 31st January 2016 – Stoke Mandeville
Sun 28th February 2016 – Medway
Sun 1st May 2016 – Stoke Mandeville
Sun 22nd May 2016 – Surrey University

NOTE

7 matches per division (2 for each team)
Matches will be played every Sunday
First match 09.30hrs, last match 16.30hrs

 

NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DATES 2016

All National League matches are played at Nottingham Trent University:

Lee Westwood Sports Centre, Clifton Campus, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

The Championship sees 12 teams take part in England’s second tier of National League Powerchair football. Playing each other twice, teams compete to claim the Championship title or battle to maintain their National League status.

 

DATE                HOME                                   AWAY  

12/03/16                 Brighton & Hove Albion PFC          Muscle Warriors PFC

12/03/16                 Muscle Warriors PFC                    Evergreen

12/03/16                 Sporting Club Albion                    Muscle Warriors PFC

13/03/16                 Northern Thunder Blues                Muscle Warriors PFC

13/03/16                 Muscle Warriors PFC                   Sporting Club Albion Throstles

23/04/16                 Muscle Warriors PFC                   Everton PFC

23/04/16                 Bolton Bullets                             Muscle Warriors PFC

24/04/16                 Villa Rockets                              Muscle Warriors PFC

24/04/16                 Muscle Warriors PFC                   Aspire PFC

WANNA LEARN MORE ABOUT PFC?

CHECK OUT THE VIDEOS BELOW

Introduction to Powerchair Football

 

Inspiring Hearts, Engaging Minds – People’s Projects 2016

 

An innovative sporting partnership between Aspire Powerchair Sports Club (APSC) & The Muscle Help Foundation (MHF) Michael McGrath, CEO of The Muscle Help Foundation said: “We’re continually learning about the sport of powerchair football, increasingly from several of our Muscle Dream beneficiaries who play for different clubs across the country. The partnership with Aspire PSC is an exciting one, underpinned by a real understanding of the benefits derived by actively participating in sport – there’s a really great synergy and spirit reinforced by our charity’s STRONGER TOGETHER tagline as well as a distinctive Muscle Warriors club strip. The transfer window is of course always open for those that wish to join our growing tribe of Muscle Warriors across the country!”

Interested?
Wanna learn more and get involved? Wanna have a go?

Contact us if you would like to come along to one of our training sessions, have a go or simply learn a little more about our Muscle Warrior spirit from those already actively participating – it’s a fantastic sport, a lot of fun and everyone is most welcome!