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Meet Our Players: Amy

Hull & East Yorkshire PFC are proud to launch a series of Q&A features called Meet Our Players. The club will be posting these features on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday including an exclusive on a Saturday. In our first Q&A feature, we introduce you to our first team Goalkeeper: Amy.

How long have you been playing powerchair football?

I have been playing for about 8 years since the club first started.

What do you enjoy the most about powerchair football?

Making new friends and being able to play competitive football.

Why should someone who has a physical disability, and uses a wheelchair on a daily basis try powerchair football?

People with a physical disability should try powerchair football because it’s fun, competitive, and a great way to make new friends.

How has powerchair football changed your life?

Powerchair football has made me more confident and helped my communication as I need to talk to teammates.

What’s your favourite memory of the club?

My favourite memory is getting Humberside Sport’s Person in 2014 it was because I didn’t concede any goals in the North East League 2013/14 and the club went on to win the league.

Where do you see yourself in five years?

I would like to be helping out with coaching disability sports in Birmingham or West Brom.

How did it feel when you first tried powerchair football?

It felt like I could actually play football on a level playing field.

Tell us an interesting fact about yourself.

I play for West Brom Baggies in West Midlands Regional League as well as playing for Hull and East Yorkshire PFC in National League.

What are your hobbies away from powerchair football?

Going to watch Hull City and West Brom. I also play Fifa and going out with friends.

What have you been doing during lockdown?

I have been playing lot of FIFA and playing with my dog. Also, I have been practicing powerchair football still in a car park near our house with my dad.

We would like to thank Amy for answering our questions during lockdown. It's clear to see that Amy has a burning desire to pursue a coaching career alongside her powerchair football.

Our next Meet Our Players post will be on Wednesday when we meet one of our academy stars.

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