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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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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.


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.


Visit your local FA page to find your nearest club.


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

Find Walking Football Activities Near You

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The Football Association

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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.

Walking Football

Walking Football

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

Worcestershire Oncology Centre Walking Football

Worcestershire Oncology Centre Walking Football

A monthly walking football group for those living with and beyond cancer. It meets on the last Friday of every month.

Walking Football

Walking Football

Although played at walking pace, don't let this fool you, Walking Football is just as competitive, fun and enjoyable as football at any level.