Next Match:

Lille (A) Thu 23 Oct 2014, 18:00, Europa League

Paralympic Blues Backed By Skipper

by Suzie Parker @Everton

Everton v Swansea

To buy, click here or call 0871 663 1878. Alternatively, visit the Park End box office, Everton Two or TicketQuarter.

Don't Miss Out

The Aston Villa game has now sold out but visit stubhub, our official ticket marketplace, to purchase tickets from fans who cannot attend the fixture. CLICK HERE.

Phil Neville has sent a good luck message to the Paralympics GB Blind and Cerebral Palsy squads ahead of the London 2012 football tournaments starting today.

The Blind squad kick off their Paralympic campaign against Spain at the Riverbank Arena site on Friday afternoon and Neville had some special words for three players with Everton connections.

"On behalf of everyone at Goodison Park, I want to wish George Fletcher, Michael Barker and Roy Turnham the very best of luck at the Paralympics.

"I was lucky enough to make the England squad at three European Championships so I hope both teams make the most of this opportunity and cherish the experience for the rest of their lives."

Barker was on the books at Goodison Park as a youth player and was in the same age category as Wayne Rooney while Fletcher plays for Everton Disability as did Blind Squad member, Roy Turnham.

Speaking on behalf of both squads, The FA's Jeff Davis commented: "It's fantastic for someone like Phil Neville to recognise Paralympics football and I hope his words will inspire both our teams to victory over the next few days at London 2012."

Both Barker and Fletcher will be in action for the Paralympics GB Cerebral Palsy squad on Saturday against Brazil while Turnham will hope he can play a part in the Blind Squad's opener against Spain later today.

Related Tags

Comments

evertontv

View More
  • Jagielka: Win For The Fans
    0
  • Martinez's Reaction
    5
  • Everton 3-0 Aston Villa - 20 Minute Highlights
    1
  • Martinez: We Earned It
    0
  • The Verdict: Graham Stuart
    0
  • Coleman Glad To Be Back
    0

EvertonLive

View More