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Walking Football

Walking football is a variant of football that is aimed at keeping people aged over-50 involved with football.

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Football

An Overview of Walking Football

Though based on football, the key difference in the rules, from standard football, is that if a player runs then they concede a free kick to the other side. This restriction, together with a ban on slide tackles, is aimed at avoiding injuries.

Benefits

The manner in which the sport is played promotes cardiovascular fitness whilst producing the least stress on the body. It also assists participants maintain an active lifestyle.

Involvement

Visit your local FA page to find your nearest club.

Equipment

When played indoors, a size 4 futsal ball is used. Outdoor games involve a traditional football.

Find Walking Football Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

The Football Association

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0800 169 1863

Senior Physical Activity and Sport Programme

As part of the University of Worcester Community engagement initiative, the SPAAS programme offers physical activity opportunities to individuals aged 60 or above within Worcestershire. SPAAS offers a wide variety of senior sports, exercise classes and ac

Worcester Community Trust

Worcester Community Trust runs six Community Centres in Worcester. We have facilities available for hire for Sports Clubs from Meeting Rooms to Small Sports Halls and a 3G Synthetic Pitch. If you need a venue in Worcester please do not hesitate to contact

Vision Sports Academy CIC

Vision Sports Academy CIC (VSA) is a Birmingham based sports coaching social enterprise, more specifically a community interest company which tackles social objectives & reinvests profits back into the community.

Redditch Borough Football Club

Redditch Borough is an established football club which promotes football from age 3 up to adults, with the values that everyone can play football and enjoy it

Active Communities Worcester

Freedom Leisure’s Active Communities team work on developing a range of sport, play & physical activity programmes to get the local community active!

Disability Sport Worcester

Disability Sport Worcester specialises in creating and running sporting events, clubs and activities for children and adults with disabilities.

Walking Football

Walking Football

Every Tuesday from 10:00am-11:00am at Perdiswell Leisure Centre.

Great Witley Walking Football

Great Witley Walking Football

Aged 50+? Join us for Walking Football at the Great Witley Village Hall.