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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.

Make your Move

Tue, 06 Nov 2018

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

Your local Physical Activity, Sport & Health Team

Delivering programmes to support you to become more active.

National Governing Bodies

The Football Association

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Telephone
0800 169 1863

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.

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

Catmose Sports Centre

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

Leicestershire & Rutland County FA

0116 286 7828

http://www.leicestershirefa.com/

Partners

  • Safeguarding
    Melton LSA
    Blaby LSA
    O&W LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Equality Standard
    Active Partnerships
    Sport England
    Active Rutland
    Leicestershire County Council
  • H&B LSA
    Harborough LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    NWL LSA

Partners

  • Active Partnerships
    Safeguarding
  • Charnwood LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • O&W LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Equality Standard
    Sport England
  • H&B LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Melton LSA
    Blaby LSA
  • NWL LSA
    Leicestershire County Council