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Tranmere Rovers are proud to be support Level Playing Field's Week of Action

8 March 2022

Tranmere Rovers are proud to be supporting Level Playing Field’s ‘Weeks of Action’ by dedicating Friday night's fixture to the campaign.

The disability charity Level Playing Field are celebrating their 18th ‘Weeks of Action' campaign, which aims to showcase the good work being done by clubs and organisations to improve accessibility and inclusion across all sports.

This year’s theme celebrates the return of fans to stadiums after the suspension of live sport.

Tranmere Rovers are dedicating Friday's fixture to the campaign with the aim to help our disabled supporters learn about Level Playing Field, understand what they do, what their aims are to improve accessibility and inclusion, and how they can assist disabled fans.

Here at Tranmere Rovers, we provide facilities to our disabled supporters to ensure they enjoy their time at Prenton Park. This includes the introduction of our new lift in the Main Stand which means disabled fans can now enjoy the luxury of our hospitality on a matchday. 

Tranmere Rovers in the Community also support participants living with a disability on a weekly basis with a number of different activities, information of which can be found below.

Friday night will welcome our junior ability counts team's to Prenton Park as they welcome the players onto the pitch as flag bearers and then will head off into the stand to enjoy the game.

Level Playing Field

Level Playing Field are a sports charity that act as a campaigning and advisory organisation for disabled sports fans. 

The charity supports disabled sports fans through the following channels:

Membership programme

As a user led organisation, Level Playing Field’s members are always at the heart of what they do. Their shared passion for sport and equality really drives them to influence long term change and improve the spectator experience for all disabled fans.

The Level Playing Field ‘fan’ membership is free to join, and includes the following benefits:

  • Weekly ‘match day’ newsletter with general LPF updates.
  • Quarterly ‘fan’ specific exclusive newsletter.
  • Invites to take part in annual events such as Weeks of Action and regional/national forums.
  • Official membership Certificate.
  • It’s free to become a member.

Other benefits include:

  • Access to independent, expert advice and guidance on access and inclusion issues.
  • Opportunity to feedback on Access and Inclusion through LPF’s annual survey.
  • Opportunity to network with other disabled fans, fan groups and disability/sports organisations.

To become a Level Playing Field member, click here or contact ben@levelplayingfield.org.uk.

Active Level Playing Field initiatives:

Level Playing Field run a range of initiatives for disabled sports fans, working to improve the matchday experience.

  • The Level Playing Field podcast – A monthly podcast series with guests from across the sporting community.
  • Have Your Say – LPF ask disabled fans for their feedback, whether it’s positive or negative, from their experience at live sports events
  • Talking Sport – During the pandemic LPF launched the Talking Sport initiative, where fans could chat to a member of the team in a bid to battle loneliness. After great success LPF have continued the initiative and continue to welcome fans to get in touch!

To find out more about the above, contact liam@levelplayingfield.org.uk

If you would like to keep updated with Level Playing Field’s work, follow them on social media.

Tranmere Rovers in the Community:

Junior Disability Session: Wednesday's | 4pm-5pm

Adult Disability Session: Monday's | 4pm-5pm

Premier League Unified Kicks:  Tuesday's | 4pm-5pm

For more information of these sessions or to get involved please email FayeJ@tranmererovers.co.uk


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