Over 50’s and Over 60’s TWO MATCHES Charity event in aid of Prostate Cancer UK VENUE: The Amex Stadium in Brighton
DATE: Sunday 13th May 2018. KO. 10 am WALKING FOOTBALL INTERNATIONAL – HOW TO ORDER TICKETS ALL TICKET PROCEEDS TO GO TO CHARITY (PROSTATE CANCER UK and FOOTBALL AID) This is an all-ticket match- no tickets will be available on the day
Please follow the link here – http://www.footballaid.com/donate/form and complete payment for the amount of tickets you need (
BWFC line up: Keith Phipps in goal standing in for Geoff Harman who was injured playing for Over 70s prior to the game. Paul Foster, defence Barry Huntingdon, defence Roy Williams, left midfield Steve Evans, right midfield Paul Feeney, centre midfield Steve White, striker Roy Atkins sub Both teams started the game at a very fast pace and the referee had to remind all players that this was supposed to be "walking football" with minimum contact. During the first half BWFC had t
Birmingham Walking Football Club over 60s travelled to Dudley on Sunday April 22nd for the inaugural fixtures in the Midlands Walking Football League. BWFC were depleted by four players being involved in the England trials at Solihull, injury and unavailability but managed to field seven players who did credit to the club. The first game should have been against Wyndley but they had dropped out to be replaced by a second team from Coleshill. The games were 15 minutes straight
Tuesday 17th April will go down in the history books of Birmingham Walking Football Club (BWFC) as the date of the first Over 70s competitive tournament (one of the first in the UK). BWFC hosted a team from Cirencester at the Solihull ground. Wednesday over 70s session has over 20 players. Therefore it was decided to put in two teams and play a “round robin tournament” of 6 fifteen min games, so that each team played each other twice. BWFC comprised two teams Blue and Yellow.
Last Saturday saw the last of four Over 50’s England walking football trials, this time at Solihull Walking Football Centre near Birmingham. Thirty more of the country’s best players were nominated by their clubs, along with a few other hopefuls who were prepared to sit on a waiting list in case of no shows or injuries on the day, such was the passion of these guys in an attempt to make selection of the inaugural England team. The players were once again teamed up for matches
Back in January Birminghams over 50's represented England in the Home International game against Wales at the Pontypridd Stadium. The impressive England side finished 8-1 and footage from the match and interviews with managers was aired last night on Welsh TV. Click on the link to watch. https://www.facebook.com/GameOnWales/ POSTED ON 12/4/18
5/4/18 Today some of our lucky over 50's were invited by the FA to play at St Georges Park in a short tournament against three other walking football teams along with other youth teams from the region. In addition to the tournaments the teams all got a tour of England’s training ground and amazing facilities at the centre in Burton. Whilst there the FA hosted the UEFA Under 17 European Championship fixtures draw where honorary ambassador Wayne Rooney and ex England Ladies Ale
SATURDAYS 12.30-13.45. We are starting a new over 40’s session at Solihull starting Saturday 21st April 12.30 – 13.45 so please put in your diaries, we look forward to your support for this new session.