DEAF FOOTBALL: Posh runners-up to Charlton Athletic

The Posh Deaf junior teams were in action over the weekend at the 2018 National Deaf Football Championships at Manchester City's Etihad Campus and both sides acquitted themselves well.

Monday, 26th March 2018, 1:07 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 11:00 am
The Posh Deaf squad which was in action at the national championships. They are from the left, back, Paul Osker, Harry Jacobs, Cameron Long, Jude Meloni, Aaron Osker, Joe Clarke, Will Palmer, Steve Long, front, Simao Martins, William Barnsley, Rhys Yeoman, Ollie Yeoman, Daniel Monaf, Finley McEwan, Joe Treacy and Ryan Woodcock.

The Under 16s were just pipped to the title in their age group by Charlton Athletic, losing the decider 1-0, while the Under 13s finished a respectable fourth.

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Charlton had a fantastic championship, picking up all three titles up for grabs.

Other Football League clubs present with deaf or hearing impairment teams included Deby County, Leeds United and Manchester City.

Both Posh Under 13s and Under 16s were defending champions.