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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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Women Inspire to Multisports sessions

Offering women 35 years and over to take part in a range of team sports eg rounder's, walking netball, walking football, kwik cricket, relays and other upper, lower and overall cardiovascular activities to maintain fitness, health and wellbeing.

Stowmarket Walking Football Team

Provide an opportunity for players 45 yrs and over in the community to take part in football sessions, friendly games, tournaments and charity games within Suffolk and surrounding areas.

Simba Sports

We specialise in talent identification, development and fostering, from early ages to elite. We offer coaching in a wide range of activities which includes, athletics, football, cricket, squash, sports psychology and multi-sports. We also help in preparat