CP Sport collected a range of profiles from participants that play CP and/or Frame Football, as well as profiles from coaches, physiotherapists and parents of players to use as promotional material during the 2022 Football World Cup. We aim to encourage more people with CP to take part in sport by sharing positive stories and delivering opportunities.
Name: Lily McKay
Club: Bristol City Cerebral Palsy FC
About me: My name is Lily, I am 11-years-old and I have CP. It affects my left side, eyes and speech. I love football and I love Jack Grealish.
What I enjoy about playing football: I love playing CP football as it is fun and I love playing with other children who have CP. I love tackling players and I love it when I score.
Impact that football has on my life: I love playing football as I can play it in the garden, on holiday or at the park with my friends. I loved watching the Lionesses win the Euros, they were very inspiring. I look forward to playing CP football every week and meeting my team.
My ambition in football: To be a Lioness
What would you say to others with CP about playing football: Play CP football, it is lovely to be a part of a team and do something which you love.
If you are interested in pursuing opportunities in CP football, frame football, adult or junior – please use the FA’s Find Football tool to locate sessions or clubs in your area, or email firstname.lastname@example.org