How I Started
I had always been passionate about football, being a West Bromwich Albion season ticket holder. So, discovering powerchair football and learning that West Brom had a team was just mind-blowing. I never thought it would be possible for me to play football, let alone for my own club and country!
My Greatest Achievement
Being part of the England Powerchair team that clinched the European Powerchair Football Association Nations Cup 2019 was an exhilarating experience. The intensity of the match, especially the nerve-wracking penalty shootout against France, was indescribable. The moment we emerged as champions, a wave of euphoria swept over me. All the hard work, the rigorous training sessions, and the sacrifices finally paid off. Holding the trophy, representing England, and sharing this triumph with my incredible teammates was surreal. This victory wasn’t just a personal achievement, but a testament to our collective resilience and dedication to the sport.
My Greatest Challenge
Throughout my journey in Football, I have encountered mental health issues including depression, anxiety, and a challenging relationship. Through all these adversities, Powerchair Football remained a constant in my life. It provided an environment where I felt genuinely at ease, offering a crucial outlet for relief and self-expression.
Most of my hobbies away from Powerchair Football are still Football-related. I like to play a lot of Fifa and Football Manager, and I enjoy attending any football matches when I can. I’m also very passionate about coaching as I manage the Nomad Knights Powerchair Football team!
My Future goals
In five years’ time, I hope to have used my platform to grow the platform of Powerchair Football to make it more accessible for others with disabilities like me. I also hope to foster a great team spirit at the Powerchair Football team I manage; Nomad Knights PFC, and bring home some tournament trophies with the team too! Additionally, I hope to work towards a world cup win with England!