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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!

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.

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.

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

Walking Football

Walking Football

This is a minimal contact sport for over 50s (men and women) 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 15-30 mins earlier than KO for: Rules, & regs, pay subs, allocate teams, WARM-UP to reduce injuries! and ensure we have a full hour. Subs: Mondays 6.30-7pm £4/£3, Tuesdays / Fridays 11am-12noon £2. WF Club formed in 2015.

Walking Football

Walking Football

This is a minimal contact sport for over 50s (men and women) 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 11am KO for: Rules, & regs, pay subs, allocate teams, WARM-UP to reduce injuries! and ensure we have a full hour. Subs: Tuesdays / Fridays just £2 (On Mondays £4/£3).

Contact Phil first before attending,

Walking Football

Walking Football

This is a minimal contact sport for over 50s (men and women) 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 15-30 mins earlier than KO for: Rules, & regs, pay subs, allocate teams, WARM-UP to reduce injuries! and ensure we have a full hour. Subs: Tuesdays / Fridays just £2 (On Mondays £4/£3). Contact Phil first before attending,

Leicestershire & Rutland County FA

0116 286 7828

http://www.leicestershirefa.com/

Partners

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

Partners

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