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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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0800 169 1863

The FDC at Flegg

theFDC@Flegg is a full size 3G Artificial Grass Pitch (AGP) serving the Eastern region of Norfolk. The facility is based onsite at Flegg High School, Martham and is managed by Norfolk County FA in partnership with the school.

Erpingham Multi-use Games Area

Erpingham Leisure Hub has recently been formed to promote, encourage and support engagement in sporting and physical activities by all members of the community.

Cromer Sports Centre

Here at the Cromer Sports Centre you can enjoy a huge range of activities in our sports hall and on our outdoor artificial pitch.

Longdale Park 3G Facility

Drayton Parish Council own this purpose built floodlight 3G facility and it is managed on a day to day basis by Drayton Youth Football Club.

Walking football

Walking football

Love football? Walking football is a gentler version of the sport that's great for those with mobility or other health issues. It’s a great way to socialise, keep fit, and learn new skills!

FILL walking football 50+

FILL walking football 50+

Walking Football is a great way to socialise, keep fit, learn skills. all at the same time! It's a slower version of football, suitable if you want to try a new activity or looking to get back into exercising.

Walking football

Walking football

Love football? Walking football is a gentler version of the sport that's great for those with mobility or other health issues. It’s a great way to socialise, keep fit, and learn new skills!

Walking football

Walking football

Love football? Walking football is a gentler version of the sport that's great for those with mobility or other health issues. It’s a great way to socialise, keep fit, and learn new skills!

Walking football

Walking football

Love football but struggle to play the full game? Walking football is a gentler version of the sport that's great for those with mobility or other health issues. It’s a great way to socialise, keep fit, and learn new skills!

Walking football

Walking football

Love football? Walking football is a gentler version of the sport that's great for those with mobility or other health issues. It’s a great way to socialise, keep fit, and learn new skills!

Walking football

Walking football

Love football? Walking football is a gentler version of the sport that's great for those with mobility or other health issues. It’s a great way to socialise, keep fit, and learn new skills!

Walking football

Walking football

Love football? Walking football is a gentler version of the sport that's great for those with mobility or other health issues. It’s a great way to socialise, keep fit, and learn new skills!

Walking football

Walking football

Love football? Walking football is a gentler version of the sport that's great for those with mobility or other health issues. It’s a great way to socialise, keep fit, and learn new skills!

Walking football

Walking football

Love football? Walking football is a gentler version of the sport that's great for those with mobility or other health issues. It’s a great way to socialise, keep fit, and learn new skills!