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Football Stadiums in the UK lack wheelchair access

13 May 2014

In the UK Soccer is part of everyday life and there is a lot of money in the sport, but did you know, that most of the stadiums lack wheelchair access?

Having only three stadiums that meet the requirements is a crying shame for wheelchair users who want to go watch their team and canít access the stadium because they either donít have enough wheelchair spaces, or simply none at all. You can read the article here: http://news.brisbanetimes.com.au/breaking-news-sport/stadiums-not-catering-for-disabled-fans-20140412-36knj.html

I once went to a soccer match in Malta that had no wheelchair access and so I had to be carried to my seat. Since that experience I have not dared to go to a local game in Australia and I have always preferred to watch it on TV.

I just might go and check out how access is at my local Panthers (NRL) stadium and Iíll report back!



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