GB Squads

GB Squads 2018-09-18T12:15:12+00:00

GB Women’s Squad

Between 3rd and 8th of October the Great Britain Women’s Goalball squad took part  in the 2016 IBSA European B Champions in Portugal.

They progressed undefeated to the Final with 60 goals scored and only 8 conceded during where they beat Germany 4-1 to be crowned European B Champions. During the tournament they had 7 games and 7 wins with 5 of them came in the form of a ‘mercy stoppage’. This when a game is stopped early due a team being ahead by 10 goals.

It was a historic tournament for the Great British Women which saw them promoted to the highest level of Elite Goalball leaving them one step closer to the 2020 Paralympics.

Team Profiles

Georgina Bullen
Georgina Bullen
D.O.B: 11/07/1994
Club: Fen Tigers
Anna Tipton
Anna Tipton
D.O.B: 05/10/1987
Club: Cambridge Dons
Laura Perry
Laura Perry
D.O.B: 24/10/1987
Club: Fen Tigers
Sarah Leiter
Sarah Leiter
D.O.B: 21/08/1990
Club: Cambridge Dons
Antonia Bunyan
Antonia Bunyan
D.O.B: 03/02/2000
Club: Northern Allstars
Kali Holder
Kali Holder
D.O.B: 22/11/1999
Club: RNC Academy

Management & Staff

Aaron Ford
Aaron Ford
Head Coach
Becky Ashworth
Becky Ashworth
Assistant Coach
Will Spreadbury
Will Spreadbury
Physiotherapist

GB Mens’s Squad

In early 2015 the Great Britain Men’s squad won the 2015 IBSA European C Championship which secured promotion to the European B League. Between 3rd and 8th of October they took part in the 2016 IBSA European B Championships where did something that very few have done; secure a successive promotion! After the dizzy heights of European A’s in 2017, the men’s squad fell short and unfortunately were relegated back into European B’s.

Now in 2018 the squad will look for promotion back in European A’s, they compete at the European B Championships in Poland starting 24th September with the first game against the hosts Poland. GB have a strong team of experienced players and two players joining the squad for their first European’s.

Team Profiles

Joe Roper
Joe Roper
D.O.B: 20/07/1998
Club: Fen Tigers/ RNC
Daniel Roper
Daniel Roper
D.O.B: 23/06/1990
Club: Fen Tigers
Filmon Eyassu
Filmon Eyassu
D.O.B: 11/12/1987
Club: Cambridge Dons/Fen Tigers
Matthew Loftus
Matthew Loftus
D.O.B: 03/12/1993
Club: Northern Allstars
Caleb Nanevie
Caleb Nanevie
D.O.B: 17/07/1993
Club: Northern Allstars
Josh McEntee
Josh McEntee
D.O.B: 19/11/1992
Club: Phoenix Blaze

Management & Staff

Faye Dale
Faye Dale
Head Coach
Alex Bunney
Alex Bunney
Assistant Coach
Krista Van Alten
Krista Van Alten
Physiotherapist