Last updated : Friday, 23 February 2024
Middlesex FA Walking Football League
The Middlesex FA Walking Football League is an amateur football league for people over the age of 50. It was founded in 2014 by the Middlesex FA, and currently has over 25 teams playing in three divisions.
- The game is played at walking pace, with no running allowed.
- There are no offsides.
- The ball must be played within four seconds of a player coming to a stop.
- There are no throw-ins. Instead, the ball is rolled back into play by the opposing team.
- There are no sliding tackles.
Walking football is a great way to stay active and social in later life. It is a low-impact sport that is suitable for people of all fitness levels. It can help to improve cardiovascular health, reduce the risk of obesity, and improve balance and coordination.
Walking football is also a great way to meet new people and make friends. It is a very social sport, and teams often go out for drinks or meals after games.
How to get involved
If you are interested in playing walking football, there are a few ways to get involved. You can contact your local Middlesex FA to find out about teams in your area. You can also search for walking football clubs online.
There are no trials or registration fees required to play walking football. All you need is a pair of trainers and a football.