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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.

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

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Primary Sports UK

Primary Sports UK

Working with children aged 2-16 years old across a range of different sports and activities.

Athletico Sports Foundation

Athletico Sports Foundation

We are a sporting organization that enriches the communities of the inner deprived areas of Bradford through the provision of first-class sporting and recreational programs and amenities

Goals Soccer Centre

Goals Soccer Centre

Provider of quality football facilities for all, Leagues, Casual & Block bookings, Children Football Parties and bar / function room for all occasions

Sport Works (Yorkshire) Ltd

Sport Works (Yorkshire) Ltd

Sport Works has a clear vision – to improve health, education and employment skills by harnessing the power of sport and leisure.

Aligned to this, we specialise in working with schools and disadvantaged/ disabled groups to improve health outcomes via

Huddersfield Community Trust

Huddersfield Community Trust

Using the influence of professional sport, we have the ability to engage people, improve community cohesion, improve fitness and well-being and raise the hopes and aspirations of the people of Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield.

Penistone Church Walking Football Club

Penistone Church Walking Football Club

Overs 50's Walking Football Team that participates in The Sheffield and Hallamshire County FA Walking Football League

Bankend AFC

Bankend AFC

Bankend AFC is a brand new community football club that is aiming to bring the community of Bankend, Kendray, Worsbrough together.

Providing football session for all ages, all genders and all disability's.

Feel free to visit our website

4 All Programme

4 All Programme

An inclusive sports coaching and education business. 4 All work within schools and community to promote physical and mental well being.

Worsbrough Bridge Athletic Football Club

Worsbrough Bridge Athletic Football Club

Our Vision is to be a financially sustainable, community-focused club, playing at the highest possible level in English football.

Better York

Better York

Better York Partnership. Delivering Leisure Centre services in York.

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