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…

Record attendance of 3500 for a Walking Football match

The WFA have entered into a partnership agreement with Leisure Leagues – and as a result had a wonderful opportunity to play in the stadium build on the beach in Rethymno, for the Socca World Cup. The Over 60s played as the stadium was filling up for the 3rdv4th playoff, featuring Greece, so finished playing…

European Nations Cup – Over 60s

June 9th – the wonderful ProAct Stadium, Chesterfield, home of Walking Football. England Over 50’s successfully competed in the first-ever European Nations Cup. Only three nations had gone through a selection process to pick teams to represent their respective countries in what was a landmark event held at Chesterfield Football Club, where the modern version…

Italy v England Walking Football

England over 50s and 60s Walking Football teams travelled to Novara, near Milan for their latest international matches. Having created history in May 2018 by playing the first ever Walking Football International match at the AMEX stadium, Brighton, the Italians were out for revenge and this was another historic day with England playing their first…

Over 60s – England v Wales 03/03/19

Two very competitive matches took place at the superb St Georges Park on 3rd March against our rivals from across the border. Wales have improved significantly since our first meeting in September and we knew that this would be our sternest challenge, to date. In the Shadow Squad game, England started strongly and had 4…

England First Team 7 – Wales First Team 1

England Over 50’s had an emphatic victory at St Georges Park as they continued their unbeaten run. From early on England had dominated play and prodded several good opportunities and twice rattled the post and bar before a rebound of the keeper was volleyed home by Paul Walton. Though possession continued heavily in England’s favour…

Over 50s – England Shadow Squad 2 – Wales Shadow Squad 0

A brace from Herne Bay’s Neil Davey and a compact defensive performance ensured a hard worked 2-0 win for England’s second string. Davey’s first came from an excellent one two with Boston’s Dave Scotney and his second was an unstoppable shot from a Pete Henry free kick. Whilst England created plenty of chances they were…

Over 60s International Gibraltar 0 v England 11 – 09/02/19

An historic occasion at the Victoria Stadium saw England end up with a comfortable victory over their hosts in their first ever Walking Football International. England had arrived on Thursday and played a warm up match on Friday 8th February against San Pedro – one of the Ex-Pats teams on the Costa. This was an…