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OVER 70’S FIRST EVER COMPETITIVE MATCH!

  ​​SMXLL   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 […]

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THE ENGLAND HEADACHE BEGINS!

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 […]

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BWFC/ENGLAND & WALES ON WELSH TV

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

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BWFC AT ST. GEORGES PARK

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 […]

NEW OVER 40’S WALKING FOOTBALL SESSION

SATURDAYS 12.30-13.45. We are starting a new over 40’s session at Solihull Football Centre starting Saturday 21st April 12.30 – 13.45 so please put in your diaries, we look forward to your support for this new session.

BWFC OVER 60’S V WESTON-SUPER-MARE – 4-0 WIN

Seagulls Grounded! Birmingham Over 60s played Weston-Super-Mare on the last leg of their Midlands tour and posted an emphatic victory to banish memories of the cup loss at Matlock. The game was 7 a side at Solihull was notable for the debut of “youngster” Geoff H in goal at the age of 72 who kept […]

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EASTER OPENING TIMES

All walking football sessions will be on as usual at Beechcroft on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday. The ladies walking football session on Bank holiday Monday at Solihull Football Centre is CANCELLED, resuming as normal the following week 9TH APRIL.

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CONCLUSION OF THE PEOPLES CUP FOR BWFC TEAMS

It was a case of one stage too many for the 4 Birmingham teams that had qualified for the semi final stage of the Peoples Cup, 3 Walking Football Teams and our Ladies Walkers turned over 35 vets all put up spirited, if not totally successful displays . Our ladies team, with an average age […]

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END OF THE PEOPLES CUP ROAD FOR THE LADIES

Our People’s Cup adventure came to an end today for our ladies.  The girls did amazingly well against some very stiff opposition.  We finished a creditable third in our group with both of the teams above us eventually qualifying for the finals at St George’s Park next month; we wish them both well. We won […]

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SPORT RELIEF 5 LIVE-A-SIDE CHALLENGE MANCHESTER

Friday saw BWFC gather a last minute team to head to Manchester to play against Robbie Savages Allstars in aid of Sport Relief. Heres the match report. Having cleared registration, the team took to the field.   We shook hands with Robbie and his team before we started, just in case we didn’t want to afterwards! […]