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CALLING ALL BWFC SUPPORTERS

The next two days are full of walking football matches for our BWFC teams as our over 60’s take on Weston-super-Mare in a friendly at Solihull Football Centre at 15:00 on Friday (23rd March) and FOUR other teams (Over 50’s Blues, Over 50’s Whites, Over 65’s and Ladies) take part in the FA Peoples Cup at […]

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BBC INVITE TO SPORT RELIEF CHALLENGE!

BWFC have been invited by the BBC to attend the Sport Relief 5 Live-A-Side Challenge tomorrow in Manchester! The challenge involves playing against Robbie Savage’s All Stars and the team could potentially be joined by a celebrity player for some or all of the match. The event will be covered extensively by the BBC Sport website and BBC 5 Live, whilst the […]

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EASTER OPENING

  Sessions will be ON as usual on Good Friday 30/3/18, Easter Saturday 31/3/18 and Bank holiday Monday 02/4/18.

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OVER 50’S & 60’S ENGLANDS TRIALS IN BURNLEY

Whilst there was furore over famous faces and names attending the over 60’s England Trials in Burnley, this did not detract from ‘business as usual’ at the over 50’s. The superb exposure that the sport is currently receiving from all levels of the media, meant the 27 hopefuls from the Northern region needed to stay […]

Over 60’s in TRA Cup Tournament

Birmingham Over 60s ventured up north to play Matlock in the first round of the National TRA Cup and after battling through snowy weather were met with alien playing conditions with the game being played indoors with boards and very large goal areas. The format was three games of 20 minutes and 6 a side. […]

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THE PEOPLES CUP FIRST ROUND – 24/2/18 FOUR TEAMS QUALIFIED!

This year BWFC entered FOUR teams into the Peoples Cup, Over 65’s, TWO Over 50’s & for the first time a Ladies team! The 65’s and 50’s were walking football but the ladies team was normal running football in the veteran catagory. We are pleased to announce that ALL FOUR TEAMS got through to the […]

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GUESS WHAT? SNOW STOPS PLAY!

SNOW IS STOPPING PLAY AT BEECHCROFTS OVER 40’S SESSION THIS EVENING (THURSDAY 1/3/18 18.45-20.00) IRONICALLY THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING!!! AS YOU KNOW TOMORROW ALL WALKING FOOTBALL AND TENNIS SESSIONS AT BEECHCROFT ARE OFF!!

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SESSION / WEATHER WARNINGS!!

We are anticipating bad weather for the following walking football sessions tomorrow so it is with regret that we are cancelling both. (Thursday 1/3/18  Over 65’s 11.00-12.30 and 13.00-14.00). As we do not have a crystal ball we propose to hold a social for these two sessions where you can play table tennis and have a cup of tea […]

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SESSION CANCELLED

OVER 70’S WALKING FOOTBALL CANCELLED TOMORROW MORNING AT 09.45 DUE TO ICE ON THE PITCH MAKING IT UNSAFE TO PLAY. WE ARE HOPING THE 11.30 OVER 50’S SESSION WILL BE ON WEATHER PERMITTING. WATCH THIS SPACE!

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BWFC V MANCHESTER CITY 65S/60S/& 50S

Birmingham WFC hosted Manchester City in three age groups and remained unbeaten as their Over 50’s progressed into the next stage of the TRA National Cup. The Over 65’s got the Brummies off to a great start with a 5-0 thumping of their counterparts with all the goals coming from the impressive Derek Thorpe, Birmingham […]