Club show support for Level Playing Field annual campaign

Aston Villa fixture to be dedicated to campaign.

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Leeds United are proud to once again show their support for Level Playing Field’s ‘Weeks of Action’ campaign with our upcoming fixture against Aston Villa dedicated to the annual event.

Level Playing Field are a national disability charity, and this year they celebrate their 18th ‘Weeks of Action’ campaign, which started on Saturday 26th February and will run until Sunday 13th March. The charity aims to showcase the fantastic work being done by various clubs and organisations across the country to improve accessibility and inclusion throughout all sports.

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

To support the campaign, Leeds United will be getting involved by helping our disabled supporters learn more about Level Playing Field and understand what they do, what their aims are to improve accessibility and inclusion, and how they can assist disabled fans. Please find relevant information below that may be of help to any supporters with a disability attending matches.

Who are ‘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:

Other benefits include:

To become a Level Playing Field member, click here or contact [email protected].

Active Level Playing Field initiatives

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

Active Level Playing Field initiatives:

To find out more about the above, contact [email protected]

Level Playing Field’s work

Level Playing Field work behind the scenes with clubs to help improve accessibility at sports venues to ensure disabled supporters can experience the best possible match day. Common areas of improvement are sensory rooms, accessible toilets, audio commentary, and accessible club shops and food concession stands that include drop-down counters.

Areas of improvement can be highlight by clubs through Level Playing Field services such as:

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

Thank you for taking the time to read a bit about Level Playing Field!

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