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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 »

WFA National Cup Over 50’s Finals

Leggy Mambos were victorious beating Leicester 1-0 in the final. Blackburn came 3rd and Norwich finished 4th. 5th to 8th places were Brighton, Hemel Happy Feet, Seaton Carew and Stroud. A successful tournament with good quality walking football played in a fantastic spirit, brilliantly refereed by the team of five WFA referees. Trophy and medals… Read more »

WFA National Cup Over 60’s Finals

Watford were victorious beating Huntingdon 4-1 in the final. Peterlee came 3rd and Norfolk village team Erpingham finished a fantastic 4th. 5th to 8th places were Burntwood, Manchester Corinthians, Eastleigh (2017 winners) and Hereford. A successful tournament with good quality walking football played in a fantastic spirit, brilliantly refereed by the team of five WFA… Read more »

Clean Sweep By England

OVER 50s Wales 0 v 3 England OVER 60s Wales 1 v 2 England Shadow squads: OVER 50s Wales 0 v 5 England OVER 60s Wales 0 V 4 England Matches held at Barry Town FC Saturday 8th September 2018 England’s Over 50’s and 60’s First team and shadow squad completed excellent victories over the newly… Read more »

WFA National Grand Finalists Announced

THIRD ROUND RESULTS Over 50s Blackburn 3 Wigan Walkers 2 aet Rothwell 0 Seaton Carew 3 Boston 3 Leicester LPF 4 Stroud 2 Weston 0 Bounds Green 1 Norwich City 7 Luton 2 Hemel 4 Brighton 3 Herne Bay 2 Leggy Mambos w/o Birmingham Over 60s Burntwood 2 Hartshill 0 Bramcote 1 Huntingdon 2 aet… Read more »

WFA/PCUK Walking Football Month Starts Today

Tommy Charlton is backing Prostate Cancer UK’s first Walking Football Month this September Tommy Charlton is urging walking football clubs across the UK to step up and organise a festival of football as part of Prostate Cancer UK’s first ever Walking Football Month this September. The leading men’s health charity is calling on clubs to… Read more »

England v Wales

England v Wales – 8th September 2018 Barry Town Get your tickets at EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wales-v-england-walking-football-friendly-internationals-tickets-49298446982?utm_term=eventname_text