WFA in the news

Your browser does not support the video tag. Paul Carr was recently interviewed by Sky Sports on the lockdowns effect on the Walking Football community. WFA Ambassador Tom Charlton was also recently interviewed by Sky Sports. England Team manager was also recently on Sky as part of his ongoing We Are Undefeatable involvement. SKYSPORTSNEWS_11-02-2020_135000 from…

New lockdown and Walking Football

As you will no doubt be aware, new lockdown rules are coming into force across England on Thursday 5th November 2020. These measures are similar to the lockdown we saw in the Spring, with restrictions on non-essential travel and gatherings. Given these new guidelines we have no option but to advise that all Walking Football…

Walking Football Survey September 2020

The growth in the sport has been exponential since it’s inception in 2009, with more clubs, more teams and tens of thousands more players. As the Governing body for Walking Football in England, it was important to know how the game was progressing and if it was achieving the goal set out by John Croot…

A statement from the Charlton Family

The family of the late, great Jack Charlton are distancing themselves from an event which was supposed to be a memorial to him. The Jack Charlton Memorial Cup was presented following a Walking Football match between the IWFF England Community Team and a “Republic of Ireland” team. The IWFF (International Walking Football Federation) contacted John…

Return To Play Guidelines – V3

We have released a new version in line with Government guidance and they can be downloaded here. WFA – Return To Play – V3 – Aug 2020

Return To Play Guidelines – V2

Introduction The long-awaited news regarding the return of Walking Football is clearly welcomed by all. Many venues have started up with socially distanced Walking Football with bubbles of no more than 6. The feedback we have received has been very positive. Players have felt safe and many have really enjoyed the opportunity to ‘train’ and…

New Rules Changes Approved

Changes to the Laws Of The Game Over the last few weeks, we have consulted with WFA affiliated clubs on several rules changes that we felt would help the flow of the game. We asked clubs and referees to vote on these changes. There were two specific rule changes that we put to the clubs,…

Guernsey 0 v 2 England – First ever Woman’s Walking Football International

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 miracle and managed…