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BIRMINGHAM WALKING FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS LETTER

Birmingham walking football 50s 58s 63s league news letter  

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BEECHCROFT/ SOLIHULL FC TO CLOSE FOR 4 WEEKS

  With the recent Government announcement it is with much regret that we have to inform you of our enforced 4 week closure. Starting from Thursday 5th of November both Beechcroft AND our sister site Solihull Football Centre will be closed. You will not be able to book on any sessions for the next 4 […]

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BWFC +58’S V RUSHALL WFC

  On a windy Sunday afternoon at Coleshill Town FC the 58+ side played their opening (and, hopefully, not their last) match of the Birmingham County Winter League against an injury depleted Rushall WFC.   Birmingham dominated the game from start to finish but struggled to get clear opportunities against a well marshalled Rushall defence, […]

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BWFC +58’s v Coleshill +58’s

  On a pleasant autumn Sunday lunchtime, the over 58s hosted Coleshill in their only pre-season friendly. The referee had been asked to treat the match as a league fixture and explained the new ‘professional foul’ rule (more of that later!) to the 2 teams before kick-off. The visitors started very quickly using a very […]

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BWFC +63S IN COLESHILL TOURNAMENT

  Date:14 th October 2020 Venue: Coleshill Town FC Participants:   League A                                                                          Birmingham Shard End Bedworth Hartshill   […]

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OVER 63S FRIENDLY V BEDWORTH

  Date: 9th October 2020 Venue: Solihull Squad size: 7 a side Duration: 30 minutes each half. This friendly game  provided a good opportunity to get more match practice ahead of the +63’s mini tournament scheduled for Wednesday 14th October at Coleshill Town FC. Just prior to kick off Birmingham had to rethink the shape […]

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WFA ENGLAND +40 & +50 WOMEN & +60 TRAINING DAYS

  Saturday 3rd October – almost a year since the first ever Women’s Walking Football international in Guernsey, it was a case of deja vu – as storm Alex provided wet and windy weather for the women. At Solihull Walking Football Centre, two separate training sessions were held, in order to remain COVID safe – […]

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BWFC +63’S V COLESHILL

    Tuesday 29 th September Venue: Coleshill Town FC 9 a side pre-season Friendly 25 minutes each way.   September 29th was a beautiful warm and sunny day. This was the perfect day to play the return game prior to the start of the new league. Having previously beaten Coleshill 4-2 at Solihull, Birmingham […]

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University are leading a project focusing on the influences on playing walking football. The outcomes from this project may help to improve our understanding in this space and consequently aid our future development of this ever-growing format of the game.   We are encouraging everyone to share the survey link with local walking […]

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BWLFC V WOLVES

  BWLFC played hosts to Wolves Men Walking footballers last Sunday for their 2nd friendly match in as many weeks.   The game was played in good spirits with the ladies taking the lead early on with a rocket of a shot by Alli. The men came back after a dubious penalty decision making the […]