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Club to launch new initiative

Posted on 5 May 2004  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

The club are set to launch free monthly coaching sessions for visually impaired young people at White Hart Lane.

In a new initiative for our Football in the Community department, in association with the London Sports Forum for disabled people (LSFDP), the coaching sessions are available for children between the ages of 6-17 and will begin on May 15 from 10am - 12pm.

The LSF are delighted with the support of Spurs in the project and state that the involvement will play a key role in the development of regular opportunities for coaching and competition.

Further sessions at the White Hart Lane ball court will take place from 10.30am - 12.00pm on 12th June, 17th July, 11th September.

James Isaac, from our Community department, added that he is looking forward to progressing the scheme to enable the young players to move to a higher level of football.

"I am delighted that we can provide opportunities for children who are visually Impaired to participate in football and I look forward to developing the players so that they can take part in regular tournaments and matches," said James.

"In the future I would like to see the children gaining experience from our expertise coaching and for them to progress on to playing for senior teams."

If you would like further information on the courses, email James Isaac at or telephone on 020 8365 5028 or Alan Whetherly on 0207 354 8666.

London Sports Forum for Disabled People