Down at Wigan Walkers FC we are really settling back into our spiritual home following refurbishment. When the Soccerdome on Stadium Way announced it was set to close its doors we felt a little uncertain about what the future might hold for our club, a distinct lack of indoor facilities that could cater for 60+ […]

Due to the current outbreak of coronavirus in the UK, and with cases in Wigan and surrounding areas, it is prudent that we as a club, considering the age and pre-existing health conditions of our members, issue and reiterate NHS advice around the current situation.   First of all, if you are feeling unwell DO […]

Wigan Walkers FC celebrate with two Octogenarians as club member Tony Byrne joins Alan Bartley on reaching his 80th birthday and still playing a good standard of football.                 Tony, who originally hails from Liverpool, turned 80 earlier this month and celebrated with a family trip North of […]

  All the best to the four Wigan Walkers players in the WFA NW Over 70’s squad taking part in the Festival of Football, 11am at The Soccerdome, Tuesday 4th Juneย โšฝ๏ธ Alan Brown, Keith Clandon, Jimmy Moss & Mike Mooreย ๐Ÿ‘ The club would have had a 5th representation in the squad but John Anderson isn’t […]

Vauxhall 0 Wigan Walkers 5 The game was as comfortable as it sounds. Wigan started strongly (for once) taking an early lead when Woosey scored from a pass from a kick in.Wilkins repeated this soon after and then added a third just before half time to enable the Walkers to go to the break with […]

3 out of 3

  Well done to all our three age groups in their first round of The WFA National Cup competition. Our Over Fifties beat Bolton 5-2 in a keenly contested game at The Wigan Soccerdome. Our Over Sixties were away to Vauxhall Motors and won handsomely scoring five goals without reply. The Over Sixty-fives had the […]

Wigan Walkers FC are proud to have five players in the North West WFA Over 70’s squad. A television crew, local radio and the written press brigade will all be at The Wigan Soccerdome, Tuesday 4th June with an eleven o’clock kick-off. Among others, teams from Blackpool, Tranmere, Tameside and the WFA South West of […]

This new type of football is the fastest growing sport in the UK – and it’s mostly played by OAPs Billy Rotherham loved watching his grandson play football, but it also made him miss the camaraderie and fun of his own playing days. Approaching 70, he thought his chances of ever being part of a […]