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United and Me: Hannah – Official Manchester United Website

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12/10/2017 15:00, Report by Manchester United Foundation

* Manchester United Foundation has relaunched its #UnitedandMe series
* #UnitedandHannah is the first film to be released in the 2017/18 season, sharing the story of a 19-year-old powerchair football player
* Hannah has cerebral palsy but still enjoys playing the sport she loves
* Watch the video above

Manchester United Foundation has relaunched its social media initiative, #UnitedandMe, for the 2017/18 season.  

Following the success of last year’s campaign, during which fans were introduced to a number of inspirational young people whose lives have been impacted by the Foundation, the new season kicks off with #UnitedandHannah, sharing the story of a 19-year-old powerchair footballer. 

Hannah has cerebral palsy and started playing powerchair football in 2012, after her condition left her unable to play on her feet. She recently joined the newly-formed Manchester United Powerchair Team, launched in partnership with the pre-existing Sale United club. 

“My favourite thing about powerchair football is just being able to play football on a level playing field where disability isn’t a barrier,” says Hannah. “I am currently the only girl in my club but I get no special treatment – other teams used to think I was an easy target, but they soon learnt looks can be deceiving!”

Powerchair football consists of a team of four players using specialised electric…



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