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
When Wigan Walkers FC secretary Steve Halliwell, prior to the Festival of Aging Walking Football Exhibition tournament, declared that “it’s coming home” the certainty with which he uttered those immortal words was borne out to be prophetic. The winners trophy was indeed coming home after Wigan Walkers Whites blew away all in front of
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
WFA Cup Rd2 T R F C v W W F C 1 – 2 Thanks to Peter Bligh from Tranmere Rovers for the pictures.
We are proud to be showcasing Walking Football this Thursday 5th July in “The Manchester Age Festival” being held at The DW Stadium which is just a goal-kick away from our home at The Soccerdome. Festival of Ageing forms part of the Ambition for Ageing scheme which aims to create more age friendly places and
Recently we had a visit from CCCP TV to show the benefits and sheer joy we get from the game we love in our later years. http://www.ntv.ru/video/1612205/ Obviously their English language skills were far better than our Russian but they did seem enthralled by the commitment and merriment of the members on the day. Both
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
The WFA National Cup Round two, our youth team are away at Tranmere Rovers on Wednesday with a noon kick-off.
Have a game with us all before the heat of the day set’s in, usual start time 10.30am tomorrow. & don’t forget your water, I reckon it will be a tad warm in the dome for our session.