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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.

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.

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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Northampton Town Ladies Walking Football Team

A walking football team based in Northampton, providing walking football for women 35+.
Associated with Northampton Town FC Community Trust.

Northampton Town Walking Football Club

Northampton Town Walking Football Club

The official NTFC group withTwo weekly sessions at Thomas Becket School NN3 6HT. Wednesday 7.30pm - 9.00pm and Saturday 9.30am - 11am. Open to all players aged 50+.

Walking Football Moulton (Northampton)

Walking Football Moulton (Northampton)

Three weekly sessions for over 50s: Mondays 7-8pm , Tuesday & Fridays 10-11am. Check meeting time with Phil Andrews before turning up. No spectators allowed during Covid. More sessions added in summer.
Ideal if unable play football anywhere else due to i

The Cube Disability Academy

The Cube Disability Academy

We provide a fun and modern care service for adults with learning disabilities and autism. We run sporting in activities in a variety of sports across Northamptonshire.

Walking Football

Kings Cliffe Wanderers

Walking Football Club. Weekly meeting to play walking football.

Walking Football Session

Walking Football Session

Walking Football 60+

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