Even though our Over 65’s are playing their WFA National match against Manchester Corinthians our “normal” Monday session is still on, 10.30am start as usual.
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
According to the squad the match was like playing Wimbledon, 1980s style long ball overhead height, not Walking Football but normal football rules applied. However quality told in the end, they got the ball down and played some good football. A good win in very hot difficult conditions, with a 4pm kick off and the match was an
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
After our session, The Club’s AGM is on Wednesday 25th April
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