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For all ages, abilities and fitness levels
If you’ve got the game in you, Walking Football sets you free. Walking Football is the perfect fit for everyone who wants to play football for longer, make new friends, get out of the house and stay active.

With no running, jogging or heading – and tackling with reduced physical contact – Walking Football is a fun and safe way for players to enjoy football and socialise together. 

Discover Walking Football

How you play might change. But why you play remains the same. See and hear what makes Walking Football so popular with so many people. This video has subtitles.

Play the game you love for longer
Where there’s a will, there’s always another way to play. Ideal for anyone who just wants to play football for fun, Walking Football opens the door for players who want to continue playing, or want to return to the game, or who haven’t played that much before.

The slower pace and reduced physical contact makes Walking Football a great way to display your touch, passing and shooting. For all kinds of people across England, Walking Football means getting together, having fun, and keeping fit. 

What makes Walking Football Different?

Interested in getting started? This video will explain the rules of Walking Football.

The rules of Walking Football
The rules of Walking Football

To download the full version of The FA's Laws of the Game for Walking Football, please click here

Club Opportunities

Club Walking Football gives you the opportunity to play football regularly, exercise, to meet new people, be part of a football community and to have fun.
Club Walking Football can also offer competitive opportunities for those who want to win as well as take part. There are options to play in leagues or tournaments in your county, so you can experience the joy of lashing home the winner!

Informal Opportunities

When the result matters less than the experience, you’ll find Informal Walking Football is fun, friendly and welcoming. With no running, heading or offsides, and tackling with reduced physical contact, you get everything you want from the game, and nothing you don’t.

Meet your new group of friends, pick your teams, pop on your bibs and off you go. Across the country, men and women of all ages, abilities and fitness levels are finding it a great way to socialise and have fun, and to exercise safely.