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Walking Football World Cup Press Release

PRESS RELEASE Issued: 18 March 2020 For Immediate Release WALKING FOOTBALL WORLD CUP POSTPONED The Walking Football Association has announced that the inaugural Walking Football World Cup, which had been scheduled to take place in Manchester in May, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Various nations from around the world were due to… Read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Following the government’s announcement yesterday, for people to avoid social contact and gatherings where possible, we are now advising that all walking football in England is postponed for the foreseeable future. This, unfortunately, means that both the National Cup and National Super League are suspended until further notice.  The 3 England internationals scheduled for April… Read more »

Coronavirus Update

WFA NATIONAL CUP-CORONAVIRUS UPDATE In line with the prudent decisions made this week across many sports, the National Cup, with record entry levels again, WILL NOW START LATER THAN PLANNED WITH MATCHES STARTING FROM THE PUBLISHED 2ND ROUND DATES. ie 50s and 60’s weekend of  2nd / 3rd May 65s weekend of  25th / 26th… Read more »

April 19th – FIWFA Mixed Gender Internationals

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Never before, has a men’s international team played against a women’s international team in an official competitive match- in any sport. SUNDAY 19TH APRIL 2020 @ 10AM THIS IS A UNIQUE EVENT – THE WORLD’S 1ST EVER MIXED GENDER INTERNATIONALS IN ANY SPORT ENGLAND WOMEN 50’s V ENGLAND MEN 70’s ENGLAND WOMEN 50’s V ENGLAND… Read more »

“My boots were made for walking,” discovers Judith Darcy

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Judith is 57 (she will be in 58 in June, 2020) and has always loved football although she is as surprised as the next person (and also thrilled), to discover that many of her playing days still lie ahead of her. Here is her story… In 2015, I had a serious back operation. Six months… Read more »

World Cup Crowd Funding

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  The Federation of International Walking Football Associations (FIWFA) was formed in 2018 with the aim of promoting and developing the game of walking football throughout the world. Part of our remit was to organise international fixtures and tournaments between the walking football associations across the globe. The Walking Football 2020 World Cup, in Manchester,… Read more »

England Men Over 70s Win 2-1 in Guernsey

Match Report It only seems like five minutes since we got the idea of this team together. But after the inter-regional trials in Gloucester and the over 70s cup in Worcester we knew we had the core of a good squad of players. We were delighted to be given this early opportunity to show what… Read more »

First Ever Women’s International in Guernsey

Guernsey 0-2 England This historic match was played in dreadful conditions, but with a superb spirit being shown by both sides. Unfortunately, due to days of torrential rain, the original venue, the Track, home of Bellgrave Wanderers, was declared unplayable as a result of being waterlogged on Thursday.  The committee in Guernsey worked a minor… Read more »

Walking Football Showcased Worldwide

RECORD ATTENDANCE OF 3200 FOR A WALKING FOOTBALL INTERNATIONAL WFA HONOURED TO BE INVITED IN A MAJOR DEVELOPMENT FOR THE SPORT GREECE V ENGLAND OVER 50s GREECE 0 V 0 ENGLAND  OVER 60s GREECE 0 V 1 ENGLAND John Cooper ATENDANCE: 3,200 RETHYMNO, CRETE. SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2019 More information: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/oct/12/england-six-a-side-world-cup-big-ron-atkinson   OVER 50s England’s… Read more »

England Victorious

OVER 50’s FINAL ENGLAND 4 V 1 ITALY England Scorers: Evans (2) Brown, Milligan Italy scorer: Mazzarella    OVER 60’s FINAL ENGLAND 3 V 1 ITALY England Scorers: Curry, Trant, Stacey Italy scorer: Ferraris