The Ability Counts Football League (FE) is for players in FE
Colleges with disabilities.
This league allows male players regardless of ability, the
opportunity to play football at a level that they can enjoy. The
league programme is 'pan-disability' and games are small-sided with
teams playing 4v4, 5v5, 6v6 or 7v7. 'Flexiblity' is the key word
with the playing format tailored to suit the needs of those taking
Teams play about 8 or ten 'league' matches across the season at
regional and sub-regional events, between October and May. A
college from each Regional league will also have the opportunity to
represent their region in the National Championships at the
University of Bath in March/April
Kick Off at FE
For colleges that are unable to sustain regular competition,
'Kick off at FE' is an initiative whereby a number of events are
run each year with the aim to encourage new participants to start
playing football fixtures.
Colleges who are then able to form a new team will have the
opportunity to join their regional Ability Counts Football league
and play regular fixtures as part of a nationally recognised
To enter a team into the Ability Counts Football please contact
Nick Hawkins at British Colleges Sport.
The 2011/12 competitions will be taking place after the October
half term. More information will be available to view nearer the
time, so keep an eye on these pages.
All affiliated colleges who would like to attend a regional
event must have submitted and have approved their BCS entry form
specifically for Ability Counts Football by Nick Hawkins prior to
attending an event.