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Celebrating the Game Changers

8 March 2017

Reds support Level Playing Field weeks of action

Crawley Town is pleased to support the 2017 Level Playing Field (LPF) Weeks of Action. This annual initiative, now in its 12th year, aims to celebrate access and inclusion for disabled sports fans across England and Wales.

Disabled people constitute the largest minority group at around 15% of the population and this number is increasing year on year.

Naturally, a large number of disabled people are football fans too and we are pleased to take this opportunity to thank our own disabled fans for their continued loyalty and dedication to the Reds.

This year we are celebrating the ‘Game Changers’ that make a big difference to the matchday experience of our disabled fans. We want to shine a light on those who lead and pioneer change that improves access and inclusion, and in many cases changing the lives of disabled people.

Our own Disabled Supporters Liaison Officer Barbara Robinson has been doing a great job on our behalf in this role for more than three years. The video guide to the Checkatrade Stadium, which can be viewed here, as well as free match commentary for partially sighted supporters are among the innovations instigated by Barbara, who also helped set up the club’s Disabled Supporters Association.

This Weeks of Action campaign we are joining together with sports clubs, fans and organisations across England and Wales to celebrate the #GameChangers who make a difference for disabled sports fans and to promote a message of access and inclusion for all.

For more information about Level Playing Field (LPF) and this year’s Weeks of Action, please visit www.levelplayingfield.org.uk email info@levelplayingfield.org.uk or call 0208 621 2403.

Alternatively, you may wish to send a message of support to @lpftweets on Twitter using the hashtag #GameChangers


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