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Sport England Support for The WFA

The Walking Football Association (WFA), National Governing Body for Walking Football in England has been awarded National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Community Emergency Fund towards operating costs during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak of the virus and the consequent shutdown of businesses as of March 23 has left the sport and physical activity… Read more »

Return to play guidelines

The WFA have today written to the Sports Minister @OliverDowden seeking special early approval for the return to play for the unique non contact sport of Walking Football. WFA Guidelines also sent to Sport England. Isle of Man back playing this week. #walkingfootball #uniquesport Download the guide WFA – Return to Play Guidelines – June… Read more »


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Paul Murtagh and Stuart Langworthy have been chosen to receive the International manager of the Year awards (50s and 60s), in recognition of their management of the winning England teams at the 2019 European Nations Championship.

PILATES WITH RUTH (VIA ZOOM) Walking Football stretch and strengthen

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Are you missing training? Would you like to stay fit, flexible and ready until we can get back to our walking football routine? Our expert fitness and Pilates trainer Ruth Tongue is offering a free stretch and strengthen session this Friday specifically for walking footballers – running through key exercises, stretches and drills you can be… Read more »

Monday night sports quiz

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Join us on Monday night for an online interactive sports quiz – hosted by Sky Sports’ Nick Johnson – streamed live on our YouTube channel! Participants are advised to use two devices – one to watch the live broadcast and the other – smartphone/tablet, for example – to use as a virtual keypad. It’s easy… Read more »

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 »


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 »