The first Merseyside Panathlon of the year took place yesterday at the Greenbank Academy in Liverpool, with around 90 young disabled people taking part, including 25 disabled children attended from mainstream schools across the county, competing for the first time in the Panathlon Challenge which is why this event is important to the development of disability sport.

One CP footballer was spotted as potential star of the future from a mainstream school in Halton, Everton in the Community have been asked to go into the school and provide coaching. Other potential athletes competed in the Boccia which will be highlighted to clubs in the area.

Overall the event was a great success bringing together Sports Development, Education, Clubs, Panathlon Foundation and volunteers from the Greenbank Sports Academy, Liverpool John Moores University and individuals who gave their time to support an excellent multi sport day that the children thoroughly enjoyed.Big thanks to Merseyside Sports Partnership for running the show !