Day Service and Mental Health festivals
Hertfordshire FA host football festivals at Disability friendly sports centres and clubs around the County.
The festivals are hosted at the facilities of the clubs who take part. Each facility has ample car parking, disability changing and toilet facilities, seated areas for spectators and cares / support workers and also hot and cold refreshments.
The majority of the festivals will be held outdoors on Grass or 3G pitches, during the winter period the festivals will be played indoors in a Sports Hall
Teams who take part are;
- Boreham Wood FC - Borehamwood day service
- Evergreen FC - Guidepost
- Hitchin Town FC – Freechurch
- Bishops Stortford - Home Farm Trust
- Leyden All Stars - Stevenage day service
- Oxhey FC – Northwick day service
- Welwyn Garden City FC – Welwyn Hatfield day service & St Albans day service
Herts County Inclusive League
Teams take part in a match day once a month on the second Sunday of each month. The season starts in October and the play 2 outdoor fixtures in October and November, then the league switch to playing FUTSAL in a sports hall in December, January and February, then play outdoors again in March and April.
The match days are at different venues and are played out from 1-4pm. New teams are welcome to join the league and we are allowed to have mixed male and female teams.
Adult Clubs in Hertfordshire:
Herts County Inclusive league teams:
- Evergreen – Guidepost mental Health group,
- Cheshunt East Herts Special Olympics,
- Hatfield Town,
- St. Albans City Youth,
- St Albans Deaf,
- Stevenage FC NHC,
- Upfront (Stevenage),
- Everett Rovers,
- Hertford Town
Youth Inclusive Festivals
These are PAN disability events, therefore teams can come along and plan to play games, with players split into groups by age and ability, and where possible, disability specific groups.
Individuals and groups are welcome, the festivals will always provide sessions for new children which are appropriate to their ability. Sessions are fun and sociable, in a friendly environment in which participants have a positive experience.
Brothers and sisters are welcome to attend.
The FA Disability Talent Pathway 16-17
For more information on the England Disability pathway click here.
More information can also be found on the inclusive pathway can be found on The FA website.
For information on the England Amputees pathway, players should contact the England Amputee Football Association.
For more information on the Inclusive Football in Hertfordshire, please contact Hertfordshire FA via firstname.lastname@example.org