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The Great Britain blind football team
Inside Sport reporter Des Kelly tries out some skills with the Great Britain blind football team. Communication between players and coaches is crucial for success in any football game but forms the basis for blind football. Three sighted people maintain the concentration and focus of the rest of the team. Players have to keep the ball close to their feet while dribbling in order to hear and feel where the ball is at all times. A coach behind the goal will shout when the player has a shot at goal. Players who were blind from birth and who lost their sight later in life compare their experiences of blind football. This BBC Sport clip was first published on BBC Sport Academy online on 16 May 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
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