Patterns in Adapted Football Immigration

9 Pages Posted: 2 Dec 2018

Date Written: October 8, 2018


While there has been a large quantity of research about migration for elite football players, less research has been done migration patterns of football players with disabilities. An investigation of adapted football players suggests historical migration patterns mirror both football migration patterns. Players following these paths are not doing so for football reasons, and specific types of disabilities are underrepresented in migration despite having large player bases.

Keywords: adapted football, disability, immigration, blind football, amputee football, id football, migration

Suggested Citation

Hale, Laura, Patterns in Adapted Football Immigration (October 8, 2018). Available at SSRN: or

Laura Hale (Contact Author)

ParaSports Data ( email )

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid 28020

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