Category: Uncategorised

Another Clean Sweep By England

OVER 50s England 7 v 1 Wales OVER 60s England 5 v 3 Wales Shadow squads: OVER 50s England 2 v 0 Wales OVER 60s England 3 v 1 Wales Matches held at St Georges Park Sunday 3rd March 2019 England’s Over 50’s and Over 60’s First team and shadow squad completed excellent victories over the… Read more »

Walking Football European Nations Cup at the Proact

Chesterfield’s Proact Stadium will host the first walking football European Nations Cup this summer. The Walking Football Association has structured a tournament featuring 160 players, representing eight different nations, involving Over 50s and Over 60s teams. WFA chief executive Paul Carr explained why Chesterfield was chosen to host the tournament. He said: “Chesterfield is the… Read more »

WFA Proud of Progress in Wales

Further to the recent excellent news concerning the unification of the Wales Over 50’s National teams, we are delighted to announce the following developments in the ongoing and successful partnership between Walking Football Wales and the Walking Football Association, the National Governing Body for Walking Football in the UK: The next Wales international has been… Read more »

England Beat Liverpool

Red Neighbours’ walking football team welcomed the England walking football squad to Liverpool this week for a special friendly match. The teams met at Red Neighbours’ regular playing ground, Anfield Sports and Community Centre (ASCC), on Wednesday afternoon – and a last-minute goal from England saw them edge a 2-1 victory over the locals. Former… Read more »

Press Release for World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2018

The Walking Football Association (WFA) and leading national mental health charity Chasing the Stigma have joined forces to promote the mental health benefits of the sport and to encourage safe participation by people with mental health issues. With over 40,000 players in the UK, walking football is the fastest growing sport aimed at over 50… Read more »

WFA National Cup Over 65’s Finals

Clevedon were victorious in the first ever WFA Over 65 Cup beating Manchester Corinthians 1-0 in the final. Worthing came 3rd, Newcastle Blue Flames, 4th Hartshill 5th and Norwich finished 6th. A successful tournament with good quality walking football played in a fantastic spirit, brilliantly refereed by the team of five WFA referees. A very… Read more »