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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 Activities Near You

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National Governing Bodies

The Football Association

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Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing

Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing

Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing is a free magazine in the Sevenoaks District in Kent which hosts an annual Showcase Event for local sports clubs.

Gillingham Anchorians Football Club

Gillingham Anchorians Football Club

Anchorians Football Club is a family friendly FA Charter Standard Community club, based in Gillingham we provide football for boys, girls, men, ladies & disabilities of all abilities, culminating in over 570 members, some 53 teams that participate each we

Guru Nanak Football Club

Guru Nanak Football Club

The football club has been around for 50 years . It is the largest multi-cultural football club in Kent. The club provides football for the local community from the age of 5 with 16 teams including 3 women and girls team.

Faversham Strike Force Football Club

Faversham Strike Force Football Club

We are an FA Charter Standard Community Club who provide a safe, enjoyable, learning environment for all children and adults.