In our recent Over 50’s tournament at The Walkingdome in Wigan, home side Wigan Whites finished top of the five team league to win the prestigious trophy. It was very close in the end and Wigan Whites finished just ahead of Manchester City. Whites began by beating Latics Community Trust 4-0, a hat trick by Woosey […]

At the beginning of the month, the 6th September to be precise we held our inaugural “Over 70’s” tournament but allowing Youth team goalkeepers (Over 60) In saying that one of our visiting keepers was 72 and he finished on the winning side after a dramatic penalty shoot out. ALL the matches were played in […]

Wigan Walkers took part in another one day Cup Competition at Prescot and after a shaky start came away with the rather handsome trophy. A very enjoyable day ensued in Prescot, thanks to all the players plus John and Tommy for the support and managing the team. There were 8 teams involved, so 2 groups of […]

Our Over 60’s lost a close contest with Manchester Corinthians one-nil at Heywood in The WFA Cup. We went a goal down early on and didn’t quite get the equaliser which their second performance deserved. Took us a while to settle, their keeper made a few good saves but it was hard to create clear […]

Much laughter and mirth in the rain as a high scoring game of 7-a-side was played on the outdoor pitch at The Wigan Walkingdome.  Sodden skies didn’t deter our hardy band of players.  Good turnout this morning with both keepers excelling in the difficult conditions. 

Wigan started brightly in pretty awful conditions with goals from Mike Lyon and Paul Yelulevich seeing Wigan through to second place in the league and the trophy semi final with wins over Colne and Leeds Titans B. Leeds Titans A were up next and a good football side they won 2-0 with the score slightly […]

The Walkers pulled off a terrific performance to fight back from a 3 goal deficit to draw 3-3 and beat Blackburn Rovers on penalties! Rovers started the game stronger and pushed forward from the off, but were restricted to several long shots only one of which found the target and was comfortably saved. Wigan had a […]

Wigan Walkers were proud to be invited by the Latics Community Trust to participate in The Festival of Ageing event at The DW Stadium on Thursday 5th July. On a sweltering day our members provided everyone who went along with entertainment of the beautiful game played by the Over 50’s fraternity. It was a superb […]

Wigan Whites won all 4 games 1-0 in the St Helens Festival bringing yet another trophy back to The Soccerdome. We were victorious against two St Helens teams and the other one was from Warrington. The matches were only 12 minutes so if you went a goal up it was hard for the opponents to […]

Wigan Walkers FC produced an excellent performance to beat long time unbeaten Tranmere Rovers in the 2nd round of the WFA over 50’s national tournament. They got their tactics spot on from the start and all players deserve credit for sticking to the plan. We went close a couple of times before Gary Wilkins seized […]