Seasiders’ stars are set an unusual challenge

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Blackpool's stars took part in a blindfold penalty shoot-out as part of the countdown and promotion of the 2012 London Paralympic games. 

With Jason Euell, Charlie Adam and DJ Campbell, amongst others trying their 'blind' luck against Mark Halstead in goal; the video available to view on the club's official website is the Seasiders’ entry for a games competition run by Mandeville, the games' official mascot. 

While some struggled, others such as Adam went some way to displaying some degree of the supreme skill required by Paralympic five-a-side footballers, as the competition looks to promote the sport as well as highlighting the extraordinary talents of athletes with disabilities. 

Fans can video their own attempts and send them to Mandeville on the games' official mascot website; with the chance to win £200 to spend on the London 2012 online shop. 

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