Return to play March 2021

Introduction In preparation of these guidelines, we have taken into consideration the age of WFA players. You can download the full guidance document here WFA – Return To Play – V5 – March 2021     On Monday 29 March, as part of the next stage of the Government’s roadmap out of national lockdown, outdoor…

The WFA Guide To Playing Walking Football

The latest version of the WFA New Player Guide is now available. If you are new to the sport or are thinking of starting, then this will give you lots of helpful information. Created with the help of our Valuable England Team Sponsors Pure Retirement, this guide is available to download. If you are a…

We Are Undefeatable Virtual Walking Football Team

Inclusion “The practice or policy of providing equal access to opportunities and resources for people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized, such as those who have physical or mental disabilities and members of other minority groups.” Walking football is a very inclusive sport – excellent for both physical and mental health and well-being with…

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