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OVER 60S CHARITY FESTIVAL

This Monday 24th September 2018 Solihull Football Centre is hosting a charity over 60’s walking football festival in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. Kicking off at 2pm why not come along and watch!

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BEECHCROFT ON ITV

Tune in to ITV news at 6pm tonight to see Beechcroft featuring the Over 65’s session promoting the health benefits of walking football.

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ENGLAND SLAY WELSH DRAGONS 8/9/18

England’s Over 50’s and 60’s First team and shadow squad completed excellent victories over the newly formed Welsh squads at Jenner Park, the home of Barry Town.       In only the second minute they opened the scoring with a retaken penalty by Herne Bay’s Neil Davey. For long periods England dominated and a string […]

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WALES V ENGLAND HOME INTERNATIONAL MATCH

Want to see the first ever Walking Football international involving England v Wales for both over 50’s and 60’s at Barry FC on Saturday 8th September 2018? Games will be 25 minutes each way – both Shadow squad games will take place simultaneously followed by the 60’s and then 50’s first team games. Kick off at 3pm […]

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Rule changes!

  In the interests of safety, the club will now be adopting a no tackling from behind policy.  The current WFA rules state that a ball can be pinched from between the legs if no contact is made.  We feel this rule is a little ambiguous and may result in injuries so we have decided […]

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SESSIONS UPDATE

SOLIHULL SESSIONS UPDATE  Walking Football over 40’s sessions on Friday 24th August and Friday 31st August at 7.00pm are cancelled due to the holiday period and will resume as normal on Friday 7th September. Bank Holiday Monday 27th August 7.30pm, Ladies Walking football is cancelled due to the bank holiday and will resume as normal Monday 3rdSeptember. (The ladies […]

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EFL TRUST WOMEN’S WALKING FOOTBALL CUP

Held at St Georges Park on Saturday 4th August BWFC Women were approached by Birmingham City Community Trust to represent the Blues in the first ever EFL Cup for women. We were invited because one of our members, Sue Hector, was recently involved with Birmingham City Women in organising their 50th birthday celebrations. The tournament […]

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BWFC WOMEN RULE!

Birmingham Walking Football Club entered two teams into this year’s Dick Kerr Ladies Cup held at UCLan, Preston on a very hot Sunday 8th July. This was the second year this 6-a-side competition has been held with last year’s being the very first national women’s walking football tournament. Our Over 40s squad of 7, comprised […]

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County FA Cup competition at Bedworth

  Whilst England’s heroes in Russia bask in the winning of penalty shoot outs and banishing hoodoos from the past four Birmingham teams turned out for the County FA Cup competition at Bedworth United in blistering heat as x2 over 50’s teams and x2 60’s teams played a total of 16 games conceding only two goals […]

WFA Over 65’s National Cup Competition

Birmingham WFC  1  Hartshill Strollers 3.   Birmingham Over 65’s went down to a disappointing defeat against Hartshill Strollers in the 2nd Round of the WFA National Cup.   On a scorching hot day at Solihull, Birmingham did not start well and found themselves 2 goals to nil down by half time, the first goal […]