Uppingham Community College pupil chosen for Great Britain squad

Tom Brown
Tom Brown

Uppingham Community College pupil Tom Brown, pictured, has been selected for the Great Britain Disability Football Association training squad in preparation for the Paralympic World Cup in Manchester next July.

His training schedule involves a series of camps prior to final selection next March.

Tom, who is in Year 11 at the school, has cystic fibrosis and will train for the seven-a-side football team.

College principal Jan Turner said “We will be working closely with his performance manager to support his studies at this very exciting time.”