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BWFC WOMEN AT WEMBLEY

  After winning the inaugural Women’s Walking Football National Peoples Cup last month BWFC Blues set off to Wembley to collect their trophy. The teams prize was tickets to the FA cup final Manchester City v Watford where at half time the team captain Caroline Reid, who has played with Birmingham since inception would be […]

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ENGLAND TRAINING DAY GLOUCESTER UNI 

Both the First Team and the Shadow Squad joined South West Regional Team for a training day at the superb facilities provided by Gloucester University. After several drills and tactical discussions all games were split into 20 mins each way. The shadow squad were missing a couple of players due to injury and holidays so […]

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BIRMINGHAM OVER 50’S GET THEIR MOJO BACK!

NATIONAL CUP – 3-0 WIN   After several months of not playing competitively Birmingham’s over 50’s new look first team cruised into the second round of the WFA National Cup with a convincing 3-0 over Boldmere St Michaels. With the Ward brothers now concentrating on Pele’s Pearls and Dave Norton’s retirement, the team entered a new […]

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OVER 60’S – NATIONAL CUP – FIRST ROUND (1-0 win)

Birmingham Over 60s travelled to Coleshill for the first round of The National Cup. The team was much changed due to injuries and the Over 65s playing in Paris. Early nerves were settled when the opposition keeper threw the ball directly to Roy Williams who slotted home to make it 1-0 with minutes gone. This […]

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RUNNERS UP FOR BWFC +60’S IN WORCESTER

  A mixed age over 60’s team made the short to journey to Worcester University to compete in the Worcester Seniors Over 60’s Walking Football Tournament. The four teams taking part were Worcester, Hindlip, Freedom Leisure and Birmingham. First up for Birmingham were Hindlip WFC from Worcestershire. The game was a very tight affair in […]

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BWFC LADIES WIN FIRST EVER PEOPLES CUP 

Sunday 28th April saw three (yes, that’s right, three) teams from Birmingham in the finals of the FA People’s Cup at St Georges Park.  The Blues and Whites who both qualified from the Peterborough Midland Region semi-finals and the Reds who qualified from the Southern semi-finals at Wimbledon.  They joined Preston and Sheffield who came through […]

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BWFC WHITES IN STAFFORDSHIRE WALKING FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

  Birmingham Whites took a strong squad to the Staffordshire Walking Football tournament. The team had been placed in a group with Stone, Port Vale, Senior Spireites and Coleshill. The top two teams would qualify for the semi- finals, so a good start was required against a Spireites side who had already warmed up against […]

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THE ITALIAN JOB!

  FOR MORE PICTURES CLICK HERE England over 50s and 60s Walking Football teams travelled to Novara, near Milan for their latest international matches.  Having created history in May 2018 by playing the first ever Walking Football International match at the AMEX stadium, Brighton, the Italians were out for revenge. OVER 60s ITALY 1 – ENGLAND […]

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BWFC LADIES BLUES & WHITES – PEOPLES CUP

     Last Saturday BWFC took two ladies’ teams to Peterborough in the next round of the FA Peoples Cup. Four teams played in the new walking football section of the cup, BWFC Blues, BWFC Whites, Bedford and Sporting. They played 10-minute straight games in a league basis followed by a semifinal and a final. […]

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BWFC LADIES ON TOUR – PEOPLES CUP

  Birmingham Walking Football Club Women ‘Reds’ began their FA Peoples Cup campaign in the Southern Semi-finals at Goals Wimbledon after a first-round bye. Our day began the night before – with an overnight stay at Reynes Park Travelodge.  We didn’t want to risk being late for the 9.30 registration, so we were all staying […]