Walking Football Tameside Glossop – For The Over 50’s
Walking Football Tameside Glossop is brought to local residents by Stalybridge Celtic FC, who sponsor the local over 50’s walking football team, Vintage Celtic.
Although no one is excluded, walking football is mainly for men over 50 who would like to become active again and play the slow version of the beautiful game. Walking Football Tameside Glossop is played at two venues at the moment, Dukinfield and Droylsden. We also play traditional small sided football at Copley Academy, Stalybridge on a Saturday.
What is walking football you may ask? Well the rules are similar to normal football except of course there is no running. This is penalised by a free kick to the opposition. Depending on the number of people who turn up, the game could be from 4-a-side to 11-a-side. The pitch size is altered according to the numbers playing.
Disability is no restriction at Walking Football Tameside Glossop, we have men in their 60’s, 70’s and even 80’s, some with hip replacements, knee replacements and heart replacements If you think you are not agile or fit enough you will be surprised how quickly you will soon get into the flow of the game.
There is a great camaraderie and many new friendships have been formed at the hourly sessions in Tameside. If you played football in your youth or never played at all why not try a session, preferably our Wednesday session, you won’t be disappointed.
You will be made to feel very welcome and the players keep returning, so we must be doing something right. Have a look at some of the testimonials from the guys that are already involved in Walking Football Tameside Glossop.
Anyone wishing to take up the game in Tameside or Glossop please contact either of the following.
Bill Murney 07443 900290
Brian Coll 07785 735573