Watford FC opens its arms to people with learning disabilities
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Watford FC opens its arms to people with learning disabilities

David O’Driscoll Visiting research fellow, University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield

Service users can gain a sense of connection by going to football matches, especially at clubs that welcome them creatively

After watching England’s dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Colombia in the 2018 World Cup, TV presenter and former England striker Gary Lineker tweeted: ‘Football. There is nothing like it. Nothing.’

Learning Disability Practice. 22, 5, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/ldp.22.5.14.s12

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