Walking football: Rising popularity prompts FA rulebook

Walking football: Rising popularity prompts FA rulebook
 

Walking football is a very popular game in the UK - trouble is, no-one can agree how to play it.
There are 800 clubs playing a sport invented in 2011 as a low-impact alternative to the 'beautiful game'.
But with no standardised rules, except that running is forbidden, disputes have become common at competitions nationwide.
Now the Football Association is stepping in, drafting a rulebook that it hopes everyone can agree on.
'More competitive level' Andy Dyke, the FA's national participation manager for recreational football, said the association wanted to encourage serious, competitive... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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