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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

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Telephone
0800 169 1863

Active Rutland

Rutland Local Sport Alliance (LSA) commonly known as Active Rutland acts as a key group in enabling key partners in sport, active recreation, health and physical activity in Rutland

Clubszone Beeston

Kids Summer Activity Club Beeston.
For Children Aged 5-12 Years Old.

Catmose Sports Centre

Catmose Sports Centre is a superb sports and fitness centre set in the grounds of Catmose College.

Melton Mowbray Town Estate

Melton Mowbray Croquet Club is open to members of all ages and abilities.

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

Charity arm of Leicester City Football Club delivery community and school based sports initiatives.

Walking Football

Walking Football

This is a minimal contact sport for over 50s for those unable to play running football due to fitness and health levels.
If you're still fit enough for normal soccer then, well done but this club probably isn’t for you.
Please arrive 30 mins earlier than KO for: Rules, regs, subs, pitch set up, allocate teams and WARM-UP (to reduce injuries!) and so ensure we have a full hour. Subs: Mondays 6.30-7pm £4/£3, Tuesdays & Fridays 11am-12noon £2. WF Club formed in 2015.

Leicestershire & Rutland County FA

0116 286 7828

http://www.leicestershirefa.com/

Partners

  • Blaby LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Partnerships
    Equality Standard
  • Active Rutland
    Sport England
    Harborough LSA
    NWL LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Melton LSA
    Safeguarding
    Active Leicester

Partners

  • Active Partnerships
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Active Rutland
    Sport England
  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    NWL LSA
  • Harborough LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Safeguarding
  • Blaby LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Active Leicester
    Melton LSA