☹ Our Over 65s lost 5-4 in a keenly contested match against Manchester Corinthians in the WFA National 1st round match at the Walking Dome today. In very hot tiring conditions our visitors just about edged it in a thrilling encounter. Some quite stunning goals were scored with both keepers making important saves as well. ⚽️ The
Our Over 60’s traveled over to the site of Bolton Wanderers old ground Burnden Park to play a North West derby against “Third Space Bolton” in The Walking Football Association’s National tournament Round 1 Over Sixties category. 20 minutes each way on an overcast morning began with Tony Turner coming close very early on hitting the base
The inaugural Chorley walking football tournament we finished runners up after dominating the whole evening. The final ended 0-0 then our first penalty from me was stopped by Denis C then Dave Malone saved my blushes with a great save but another two block’s from Denis and even though Gary scored his penalty we had unfortunately lost. In the
Over 50’s Wigan Walkers FC v Wigan Athletic Community Trust Wednesday 23rd May, 11am Kick-off at The Wigan Soccerdome Over 60’s Third Space Seniors Bolton v Wigan Walkers FC Wednesday 16th May 12 noon Kick-off at the Burnden Park Complex Over 65’s Wigan Walkers FC v Manchester Corinthians Monday 21st May 11am Kick-off at The Wigan
Just a point, especially in “The Nationals” you need to wear shin-pads in tournaments. The referee has the right not to allow you to play !
We are cordially inviting any clubs interested in participating in a six-a-side indoor competition in the Over 65’s age group along with a Over 70’s one as well if enough interest. (A goalkeeper over 60 can play for either age group.) Time scale wise we are looking at a date in mid to late June
A very successful and enjoyable over 60s tournament was hosted by Wigan Walkers down at the PowerLeague Soccerdome in Wigan last Thursday. There were 9 excellent teams in attendance, with the games being played in a competitive yet friendly manner. Competitors: Blackburn Crosby Manchester Corinthians Northgate Preston North End Sheffield Wigan Blues Wigan
Our Monday session, 15th April 10.30am start. Wednesday Walking, 17th April, again a 10.30am kick-off. Thursday 18th is tournament time for our Over 60’s, kick-off at 11am. Wigan Whites & Wigan Yellows will play against Blackburn, Birmingham, Crosby, Manchester Corinthians, Northgate, Preston North End & Sheffield.
Another successful Wigan Walkers FC competition held at The Wigan Soccerdome with Manchester City emerging victorious out of the six teams participating. The other five were Blackpool ( who finished runners-up) Northgate, Wakefield along with Wigan Whites & Wigan Yellows. Manchester City Blackpool Northgate Wakefield Wigan Whites Wigan Yellows
Manchester Corinthians at the Wigan Soccerdome are our opponents in the Over 65’s National WFA Cup The Over 65’s draw Mature Millers Rotherham vs Leggy Mambos. Wakefield Wanderers vs Blue Flames. Blackpool Senior Seasiders vs Third Space Bolton. Man City vs Matlock Arc. Burton Albion vs Bramcote. Hartshill Strollers vs Mansfield Senior Reds. Birmingham