Walking Football

Thought your football career was over? Then think again! Walking Football is a slower version of the beautiful game and is great for getting people back playing the nations favourite sport.

What is Walking Football?

Walking football is football! The only difference between walking football and the traditional version of football is that running, jogging and sprinting is not permitted. Free kicks are given to the opposition when an opponent breaks into anything other than a fast stride.

Who is Walking Football for?

Walking football for anyone who wants to play football at a slower pace, traditionally it is played by people aged 50 and over although it isn’t exclusive to this age and is open to anyone. Walking football is great for people who want to continue playing football at a pace that suits them.

Rules / Guidelines for Walking Football:

• Players are prohibited from sprinting, running or jogging while the ball is in play
• Anyone doing so is penalised with a free-kick awarded to the other team
• Walking Football is non-contact and no slide tackles are allowed
• Played with a size 4 Futsal ball (if available) indoors or a traditional ball if outdoors
• The game is played on a pitch 20/40 yards in length and 15/30 yards in width. Although this can be changed to suit the venue
• The area can also be adjusted to suit numbers
• If the ball goes off the pitch over the touchline, the game is restarted via a kick, roll or throw-in (to allow for different physical capabilities) Note: It is strongly recommended to use a roll or kick in for indoor facilities
• It can be played indoors or outdoors to depending on weather and available facilities

Variations and game adaptations can be made to suit participants’ needs and capabilities.

 DAY

TIME 

COST

VENUE 

SURFACE

CONTACT

CONTACT INFO

Monday  10:00 11:30  £3  Airco Arena  Indoor 3G  Tigers Trust 

01482 358371            ollie.ezard@tigerstrust.co.uk

Monday

13:00 14:00

£2  Beverley Leisure Centre

Indoor  Sports Hall

Jimmy Traynor

jimmytraynor@jimmytraynor.karoo.co.uk

Monday  17:00 18:00  £3  Soccer Kings  Indoor 3G  Allan Cope

07521423966

Monday 

18:00 19:00 

£3  Soccer Kings

Indoor 3G 

Allan Cope

07521423966

Tuesday - Women only 18:00 19:00 £2  Hornsea College Outdoor 3G  Thomas Connor 

07557919923                                3g@hslc.co.uk 

Tuesday 

20:00 21:00

£3  Beverley Longcroft School

Indoor Sports Hall 

Gary Proud  

gary-proud@hotmail.com

Wednesday 

11:00 Noon

£2 

Haltemprice Leisure Centre

Outdoor 3G 

Malcolm Jewitt

malcolmjewitt@yahoo.co.uk      

Wednesday  13:00 14:00 £3  Soccer Kings Indoor 3G  Allan Cope

07521423966

Wednesday

20:15  21:15

£2.50

Withernsea Pavilion

Indoor Sports Hall

John Dunn 

01964 612857           john_dunn4@btconnect.com

Thursday  19:30 20:30 £3  North Ferriby United Outdoor 3G  Richard Watt 

RichardWatts@NorthFerribyUnitedFC.co.uk

Friday  11:00 12:00  £2.50  Cottingham Pavillion Sports Centre  Outdoor 3G  Malcolm Jewitt malcolmjewitt@yahoo.co.uk 

Friday

13:00 14:00

£2 

Soccer Kings

Indoor 3G

Allan Cope

07521423966

Sunday

09:30 10:30

£3 Hornsea College

Outdoor 3G 

Mike Evans

mikeevans.john@btinternet.com

 

Meet the players 

 

Case Study 

 

Walking Tool Kit 

If you are interesting in playing walking football or would like information on how you can set up your own session then please contact Just Play Development Officer, Chris Johnson on 01482 221158 or chris.johnson@eastridingfa.com

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