Former Shrewsbury Town and Hereford United professional footballer, Tony Larkin, has become a Patron for British Blind Sport.
Larkin made over 450 professional appearances in his 15 year career.
After finishing his footballing career, he coached sports at the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) in Hereford.
Tony has most recently led the Paralympic GB Blind Football team into the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
He said: "It's an hour to be a patron to British Blind Sport."