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Ability Counts participants going head to head on a 3g pitch

Over 16s Ability Counts

Ability Counts is our PAN-disability football programme for people over the age of 16, held on Friday evenings at Eccles Sixth Form College.

Over 16s Ability Counts

We are hopeful that Ability Counts will resume from 9th April 2021 in line with government guidelines.

Under new guidelines, participants/parents/guardians must fill in a consent form below ahead of participation in Ability Counts.

Please email the form to to register your interest.

Project information:

Like the younger sessions, this programme offers people with disabilities the opportunity to play or coach with Manchester United, focuses on players with a sensory, physical and neurological impairment or disability.

Sign communicators are also present at all sessions.

Sessions run weekly on a Friday from 8.00–9.00pm for all abilities and disabilities.

The location is Eccles Sixth Form College, Chatsworth Road, Eccles, Manchester, M30 9FJ.

There are also a number of opportunities for the team to compete against other teams including the Greater Manchester Ability Counts League. For more information regarding the league please visit:

Please bring shin pads and suitable clothing and footwear for participation on a 3G pitch.

Consent Form 2020/21

Before you attend a session

All parents/carers/participants are asked to complete a Manchester United Foundation consent form before attending a Manchester United Foundation session for the first time. 

The form must be brought to your first session.

Over 18s consent form.

Under 18s consent form.

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Eccles Sixth Form College, Chatsworth Road, Eccles, Manchester, M30 9FJ

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