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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 Clubs/Groups Near You

Use the search below to find local organisations near you.

National Governing Bodies

The Football Association

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0800 169 1863
SportBU - Bournemouth University

SportBU - Bournemouth University

SportBU strives to create pathways of excellence and enjoyment through a spectrum of rewarding and stimulating sporting opportunities that engages, excites and develops students, staff and the community.

On Your Bike Cycle Training

@woolans: Our mission is to get more people cycling for everyday transport. Changing perceptions and helping vulnerable road users to feel less vulnerable.

Branksome Centre

The Branksome Centre is a vibrant community hub located in north-east Poole.
It hosts a wide range of arts, crafts, sports, learning and social activities for all ages. The Centre also has its own Community Coffee Shop, which is open 9.00am-3.30pm Monday

BH Live

BH Live

BH Live is the south coast’s leading operator of leisure and event venues; a social enterprise that designs and builds engaging experiences to inspire people and enrich lives.

Dexter Sports Youth Football Club

We provide football coaching through our 'Little Dexters' section for four to six year old children and have teams for under sevens through to under sixteen year old footballers. We have an Ability Counts team for players with a disability and have Walkin

Ferndown Leisure Centre

A leisure centre catering for all ages and abilities

Bournemouth YMCA

The Junction Sports & Leisure Centre is at the very heart of our local community, So whether it's using the Swimming Pool, the superbly equipped Cybex Gymnasium, the softplay Kidz Kingdom, available Function Room, Indoor Cycling facility, Tennis Courts,

Budmouth College

This superb 3G pitch is an astroturf all weather pitch that can be hired for half or full pitch bookings to suit your 5/7 a-side football team . The pitch is kickboard free, providing free-flowing ideal condition

Rosie Eggleston

Football Development Officer

01202 688273