Month: June 2017

Damian Collins, MP, Joins The WFA Board

Damian Collins, who has been MP for Folkestone and Hythe since 2010, is the latest high profile addition to the WFA Board. Damian holds the prestigious and influential position of chairman of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee in Parliament. This powerful committee has recently been highly critical of several National Governing bodies including the… Read more »

The FA Meet With The WFA

The FA recently hosted a meeting with the WFA at St George’s Park. The two organisations met to outline their principal aims and objectives and to examine options for a more unified direction in the development of the game. A positive discussion concluded that the focus was now on taking things forward progressively for the… Read more »

Non-Contact Rules Becoming The Norm

More and more walking football leagues have decided to adopt the WFA non-contact rules. Essex has joined the campaign, along with the world’s largest WF club Birmingham WF. The FA published their suggested LOTG using the vague terminology of “minimal contact.” This is proving unworkable for the players, referees, clubs, and the FA have already… Read more »

World Cup 2020

With more than 25 Countries now playing walking football around the globe, the plan to host a World Cup in 2020 is becoming a reality. If any of you would like to be involved in organising this event please contact the WFA.

World Class Video Partner

We are delighted and proud to announce the appointment of SGTV as our official video production partner. One of Sky Sports’ premier suppliers, you can see their top quality work on the new WFA promotional videos featured on the new WFA website. This is the first of many co-productions aimed at promoting the sport in… Read more »

Wanted: New England WF Management Team

2 Volunteer positions: Manager and Assistant Manager. Responsibilities: To select a squad of 20 excellent walking footballers in the over 50’s age group, coach and manage them to success in the planned 2019 Euro Tournament, to be hosted in England. Criteria: Must have a record of leading a WF Club to success in recognised WF… Read more »