We Want Your opinions! Help us provide the service you want

2018-03-14T13:51:17+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

  Hello everyone, We are about to undertake an assessment of the customer experience that we provide, with the aim of firstly optimising that experience, and secondly being recognised with the ‘Investor in Customers’ independent accreditation.  To that end, we would like to invite you to participate in the review that we have asked Investor [...]

My Goalball Journey – Josh McEntee

2018-03-14T13:51:52+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

I’m Josh McEntee and I’m 25 years old.   I haven’t been playing goalball for very long – I picked it up after I lost all my sight just over two years ago.   A teacher of the visually impaired (VI) mentioned the sport to me quite early on after my sight loss. I’ve always [...]

Goalball UK Seek New Chairperson

2018-02-21T12:26:06+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

  Goalball UK (Charity no (England and Wales: 1136892; Scotland SCO45967)  is the governing body for the sport of goalball in the UK. Goalball is a Paralympic team sport played largely by blind and partially sighted people. It was originally developed by Hanz Lorenzen (Austria) and Sepp Reindl (Germany) in 1946, as a rehabilitation programme [...]

Goalball UK partner with Recycling For Good Causes to help boost funds with your help.

2018-02-08T16:56:47+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK have teamed up with Recycling for Good Causes. They offer recycling solutions that raise money for Charity’s. This means that you can now donate all your broken and unwanted jewellery to raise money for Goalball UK.  If you have any gold, silver, odd earrings, broken chains, costume jewellery and watches, you can recycle [...]

Goalball takes Stoke Mandeville by Storm

2018-02-06T16:23:52+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK have joined forces with BucksVision to bring goalball to Stoke Mandeville the home of the Paralympic Sport. On Saturday 3rd February over 60 participants aged 5 to 80 attended the launch ran by players from our Great Britain Men's and Women's squads. The day involved teaching players from scratch what goalball is, a [...]

Goalball Blog: Adam Knott

2018-01-17T15:46:17+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

This year Goalball UK will be running a series of blogs on the brilliant people who are involved in goalball across the country. First up is Winchester Goalball Club's Adam Knott. Read below on Adam's great journey through goalball. Name and age – Adam Knott, 23 Years Old Nature of visually impairment? Ocular Cutaneous Albinism [...]

Goalball UK make the mark

2017-12-21T14:23:23+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK have received the stamp of approval from Sport England with confirmation that the governing body for goalball is compliant with the Code for Sports Governance. After a great deal of work to provide updates and evidence of a strict Governance Action Plan, the board are delighted to announce that Goalball UK is officially [...]

Goalball UK Office Closed for Christmas

2017-12-15T15:10:34+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

A gentle reminder that the Goalball UK Office will be closed from Friday 15th December until 3rd January 2018. Everyone at Goalball UK would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We are already looking forward to working with you in 2018! If you have any urgent enquiries then [...]

Goalball UK Board Welcomes a Sporting Legend

2017-12-15T15:09:32+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Peter Elliott, former Olympic middle-distance runner, has joined the Board of Goalball UK. Elliott’s focus will be on developing talent and elite performance as well as issues around athlete welfare. Elliott is most easily recognised as part of the great Coe, Ovett and Cram era - winning medals at a Commonwealth, World, European and Olympic [...]