Scotland national cerebral palsy football team

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Template:Infobox Scotland National Football Team - Cerebral Palsy Scotland national cerebral palsy football team is the national cerebral football team for Scotland that represents the team in international competitions. At the 2015 IPCPF World Championships, Scotland finished 9th after defeating Canada in overtime.

Scotland country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain, with a border with England to the southeast, and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

Canada national cerebral palsy football team is the national cerebral football team for Canada that represents the team in international competitions. Canada has participated in a number of international tournaments and IFCPF World Championships. In the most recent edition they finished 10th, after losing their placement match to Scotland in extra time. They have appeared in one Paralympic Games, 1984.

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Background

Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) manages the national team. [1] While Scotland was active in participating on the World Championship level by 2016, the country did not have a national championships to support national team player development. [2]

Ranking

Scotland was ranked ninth in the world by the IFCPF in 2016. [3] In November 2014, they were ranked seventh. [4] In August 2013, the team was eighth. [5] Scotland was ranked sixth in September 2012. [6] The team was ranked seventh in July 2011. [7]

Players

There have been a number of players for the Scottish squad.

NameNumberClassificationPositionYears activeRef
Thomas Brown 11 FT6 Fielder2013 [8]
Craig Connell 1 FT7 Goalkeeper 2010, 2013 [8] [9]
Michael Glynn 2 FT7 Fielder2013 [8]
Connor Hay 8 FT8 2010 [9]
Martin Hickman 9 FT7 Fielder2013 [8]
Keiran Martin 2 FT7 2010 [9]
Scott Martin 12 FT5 Goalkeeper2013 [8]
Laurie McGinley 10 FT8 2010 [9]
Duncan McPherson 5 FT7 2010 [9]
Jamie Mitchell 5 FT7 Fielder2013 [8]
Jonathan O'Hara 3 FT7 Fielder2013 [8]
Graeme Paterson 6 FT7 2010 [9]
Jonathan Patterson 10 FT7 Fielder2010, 2013 [8] [9]
James Richmond 8 FT7 Fielder2013 [8]
Mark Roberston 7 FT7 Fielder2010, 2013 [8] [9]
Jamie Trevit 6, 3 FT6 Fielder2010, 2013 [8] [9]
Scott Troup 4 FT8 Fielder2010, 2013 [8] [9]

Results

Scotland has participated in a number of international tournaments. The team was scheduled to participate in the 2016 IFCPF Qualification Tournament World Championships in Vejen, Denmark in early August. The tournament was part of the qualifying process for the 2017 IFCPF World Championships. Other teams scheduled to participate included Canada, Portugal, Iran, Northern Ireland, Australia, Venezuela, Japan, Republic of South Korea, Germany, Denmark, and Spain. [10]

Vejen town in Denmark

Vejen with a population of 9,518 is the main town in Vejen Municipality, Denmark.

CompetitionLocationYearTotal TeamsResultRef
CPISRA World GamesNottingham, England201574 [11] [12]
Euro Football 7-a-side Maia, Portugal 2014115 [13]
Intercontinental Cup Barcelona, Spain 201316 [14]
Ireland CP International Tournament Ireland 20134 [15]
Inverclyde, Largs Scotland Inverclyde, Scotland 20102 [9]
CPISRA International Championships Arnhem, Netherlands 200911 [16]
Nations Cup Lilleshall, England 20094 [17]

IFCPF World Championships

Scotland has participated in the IFCPF World Championships. At the 2011 CP-ISRA World Championship in Drenthe, Scotland defeated Canada 4 - 1. [18]

World ChampionshipsLocationTotal TeamsResultRef
2015 IFCPF World Championships England 159 (2-2 after full time, won 5-3 against Canada in extra time) [19]
2011 CPSIRA World Championships Netherlands 166 [20]

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