VIDEO: Players get their kicks from new walking football sessions
A new football craze is coming to the region, but it’s not simply a walk in the park.
While the nation’s favourite sport seems to favour the faster and most athletic players, one group in Ollerton is giving running the red card, having started up a regular walking football session. It’s what you’d expect from the semi-serious kickabout, two teams, two sets of bibs, two goals and two halves, but the only real difference, as you’ve probably guessed, is that running is banned.
In fact, it usually means a freekick for your opponents.
So, that means no more long balls to chase down or keeping up... read more
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