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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.


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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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)

Three weekly sessions for over 50s: Mondays 6.30-8pm , Tuesday & Fridays 10.30-12noon. More sessions added in summer.
Ideal if unable play football due to injury, illness, medical condition, diabetes, disability, age, weight, fitness.

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Kings Cliffe Wanderers

Walking Football Club. Weekly meeting to play walking football.

Walking Football

Walking Football

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

Women's Walking Football

Women's Walking Football

Walking football is a non-contact sport, ball is played bellow head high, no throw ins, players are only allow to walk. It is FUN, ENGAGING AND FRIENDLY.


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