Take part in the third International CAFE Conference video – “This is my game”


CAFE Conference video 2015

Ahead of our upcoming Conference in Bilbao this November, CAFE is appealing to disabled fans and other stakeholders from across Europe to star in our Conference video.


At our two previous Conferences in London and Paris, CAFE has published videos celebrating the varied roles disabled people play within football.


For this year’s Conference, we have chosen the theme of “This is my Game”.


We are asking anyone who cares about Total Football #TotalAccess to record videos of themselves receiving a ball from their right hand side, saying their message to the screen and then passing the ball to their left hand side. We are reaching out to disabled fans and disabled people working within the game, as well as non-disabled people with a passion for Total Football #TotalAccess.


As an example, please check out the previous two CAFE Conference videos here (2011) and here (2015).


To create another memorable video message from you all, we once again need your help! You can use a range of recording devices including your mobile phone or a camera to record your message.


We’ve suggested some messages below but please feel free to be creative.


  •       I watch my team every week – this is my game
  •       I attend home and away matches – this is my game
  •       I can’t go to as many games as I want to – this is my game
  •       I care about better access for all – this is my game
  •       Football is my life – this is my game
  •       I want to watch matches with my family and friends – this is my game
  •       I want to work in football – this is my game
  •       I work for my favourite team – this is my game
  •       My job is to improve access and inclusion – this is my game
  •       I want to meet other disabled fans – this is my game
  •       I use audio-descriptive commentary – this is my game
  •       I provide audio-descriptive commentary – this is my game
  •       I work to empower disabled people – this is my game
  •       We need better facilities for all – this is my game
  •       I like to watch my country play – this is my game
  •       I want to celebrate goals with all my friends – this is my game
  •       My matchday should be the same as everyone else’s – this is my game
  •       Total Football Total Access – this is my game


All we ask is that you keep your messages to one short sentence and where possible, you film your message outside a football stadium.


Please remember to speak, or sign, your message directly to the person recording your video clip, and please feel free to record a range of different messages. Please record in your local language but do include the message in written format too in your email when sending the video clip to us. All messages will be translated accordingly with subtitles included for each message.


Lastly, please can we ask you to send your video clips to us as soon as possible. We need to receive your video messages by Monday 15 October at the very latest.


Please email your videos to michael@cafefootball.eu or you can send them via WhatsApp to +44(0)7906 157 946.


If you have any questions about the video, please feel free to contact us at michael@cafefootball.eu, call +44(0)208 065 5108 or tweet @cafefootball.


We look forward to receiving your videos and thank you as always for your amazing support.


For further information about the upcoming third International CAFE Conference, please click here.