AN 18-YEAR-old from Andover will be taking part in the FA Disability Cup final this weekend - live on BT Sport.

Tom Kelly will be playing Powerchair Football with his time Aspire PFC.

The final takes place at FA headquarters St George’s Park, on Saturday (July 17), and Aspire are taking on West Bromwich Albion PFC.

Powerchair football is the only active team participation sport for people who use electric wheelchairs.

The Disability Cup Finals are being shown live on television for the first time ever on BT Sport 1 from 10.30am on Saturday morning.

The 2021 FA Disability Cup, the fifth edition of the competition, will see five cup finals scheduled across the weekend, delivered by The FA in partnership with a range of impairment-specific organisations.

The Cup is the largest competition of its kind in the UK, giving players within impairment-specific football a national competition of their own, complete with dreams of reaching St. George’s Park for finals weekend.

BT Sport’s coverage will be presented by Alex Brooker, Jules Breach and five-time Paralympic champion Hannah Cockcroft.

Supporting BT’s lead partnership with the four Home Nation Football Associations, which aims to boost support for disability football, BT Sport’s coverage will be available to anyone to watch without a subscription via, the app and Facebook channel.

The competition will be the most accessible live broadcast of a football match taking place in the UK to date.

On each day, day, live coverage of all the finals will feature on three BT Sport channels with each offering different accessibility features.

BT Sport 3 will feature enhanced Audio Description delivered by a commentator based at St George’s Park. In addition, BT Sport Extra 1 will carry British Sign Language, with sub-titles available on BT Sport 1. A fourth channel, BT Sport Ultimate, will provide coverage in up to 4K HDR picture quality.

Its website says: “Next season, BT Sport will trial the inclusion of these accessibility features around several sports. BT is committed to making these features available as standard for all of its live coverage in the future.”