Month: April 2018

JUST Group Sponsor First Walking Football Internationals

A sponsorship deal has been agreed between the Walking Football Association and Just Group, which will see England and Italy compete for the Just International Cup in the world’s first walking football international matches. Over 50s and over 60s matches between England and Italy will take place at Brighton & Hove Albion’s Amex Stadium on… Read more »

England v Italy Ticket News

The World’s First Walking Football Interational Over 50’s and Over 60’s TWO MATCHES Charity event in aid of VENUE: The Amex Stadium in Brighton DATE: Sunday 13th May 2018.  KO. 10 am WALKING FOOTBALL INTERNATIONAL – HOW TO ORDER TICKETS ALL TICKET PROCEEDS TO GO TO CHARITY (PROSTATE CANCER UK and FOOTBALL AID) This is… Read more »

WFA confirm England v Italy match at the Amex Stadium

The world’s first ever international walking football match will be held on Sunday 13th May at Brighton FC’s Amex stadium. Paul Carr, WFA chief executive says: ” We are thrilled that this unique match will be played at such a fantastic Premier League stadium. The event will raise funds for our official charity partner Prostate… Read more »

WFA Recognised in Prestigious Sports Business Awards

The Walking Football Association has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Sports Business Awards 2018 for the ‘Best Sports Governing Body Initiative’. The WFA will be competing against five other National Governing Bodies for the award, including British Rowing, GolfSixes and Project Rugby. WFA chief executive Paul Carr is delighted that the organisation’s efforts… Read more »

Record Entries in the WFA 2018 National Cup

The WFA are pleased to announce that 156 teams have entered this year’s premier and oldest walking football tournament, the WFA National Cup, which started in 2014. This represents a stunning 42% increase on the 2017 tournament entries (110 teams), and confirms the WFA’s pre-eminent position within the sport, as the National Governing Body for… Read more »