Latest North West Gathering
Blackpool FC hosted the final North West Disability Liaison Officers’ meeting of the year at Bloomfield Road on Thursday.
Representatives from Blackburn Rovers, Bolton Wanderers, Burnley, Preston North End and Wigan Athletic met to discuss issues affecting disabled supporters at football matches.
The group of eight discussed best practises, car parking, ticket sales, accessibility and treatment of disabled supporters and how to generally improve the matchday experience.
Hosted by Blackpool Chris Beveridge, the meeting was attended by Christine Peacock MBE (Blackburn), Daniel Scott and Lisa Jones (Bolton), Andrew Daley (Burnley), Hannah Woodburn (Preston) and Norma Sherratt and Louise Peet (Wigan).