Following the success of Arsenal’s award of Kick It Out’s Advanced Level of the Equality Standard, BBC Radio 4’s 'You and Yours' (consumer affairs) programme joined the Club for the FA Cup Third-Round tie against Leeds.
The BBC’s visually impaired reporter, Peter White spoke to CEO Ivan Gazidis, Arsène Wenger and a couple of disabled supporters about the award and Emirates Stadium’s matchday facilities. Afterwards he enjoyed the match using the Club’s visually impaired matchday commentary service.
The feature can be found here for a limited time.
Arsenal received the honour from football’s equality and inclusion campaign after providing detailed evidence on what it is doing to promote diversity and equality.
It includes work in the community, engagement with fans and the development of Club policies and processes to create equal opportunities for all.Copyright 2013 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 18 Jan 2012