At the launch of the Amputee Football Training Session on 22nd February, BBC News showed up to capture some of the training provided by Cambridge United Community Trust (CUCT).

CUCT is the charitable arm of Cambridge United Football Club, which aims to use the brand of Cambridge United and the power of sport to have a positive impact on the local community. The Trust aims to positively impact the lives of individuals in Cambridgeshire, by delivering a number of programmes across the themes of education, health and inclusion.

Funded by Cambridgeshire FA, the aim of the sessions is to provide all amputees, people with congenital limb deficiencies and persons with restricted use of limbs, with the opportunity to play football. The sessions are open to people of all age groups and abilities.

Leigh Joy-Staines says “The launch has been a huge success and we were delighted to see so many people attend. Steel Bones UK is all about getting amputees back into community life, and these football session help to do just that!”

To find out more about the amputee football or to register your interest please contact or call 07809 244895.

To find out more about Cambridge United Community Trust visit

To watch the video produced by BBC Look East click the link below

BBC News Amputee Football Video