The Greater Manchester Walking Football League are pleased to announce that they are now members of the Walking Football Leagues Alliance. We felt the timing was right for the birth of this organisation in order to develop, support and unify the many walking football leagues across England.
The first months sessions of the GMWFL Autumn season took place in September. The report is HERE.
The finals of the Local Manchester League were held on 8th July. The presentation images are HERE.
The GMWFL will run a local league for Manchester based teams from 15th April until 8th July 2021. We have 24 teams from 10 separate clubs in three age categories who have committed to this temporary league.
Owing to the prolonged Coronavirus lockdown the Greater Manchester Walking Football League Spring season 2020 is now declared void.
Following the latest Government statement and advice from the Lancashire FA, the Greater Manchester Walking Football League has suspended all fixtures until further notice.
The first session of the Greater Manchester Walking Football League over 60s Spring season Divisions 3 & 4 was played on 12th March. The updated report is HERE.
The Greater Manchester Walking Football League over 60s Divisions 1 & 2 Spring season started on 5th March. The report is HERE.
The Greater Manchester Walking Football League held a Referees Workshop today. This was run by Mick Hill and Alan Rose of the WFRA. A brilliant session by Mick and Alan that our referees thought was very well presented, beneficial and increased their knowledge and experience. See Gallery for photographs.
The Greater Manchester Walking Football League features Divisions 3 & 4 of the Spring league over 60s age category on Thursday 12th March. The fixtures are listed HERE.
The Greater Manchester Walking Football League 2020 Preview is online HERE.
The Greater Manchester Walking Football League kicks off the Spring 2020 season on Thursday 5th March. Divisions I & 2 of the over 60s age category take part on this date. The fixtures are listed HERE.
Ian Mackie, of the Lancashire FA recently attended and interviewed players and officials at a Greater Manchester Walking Football League Autumn session.
The 2019 review of the Greater Manchester Walking Football League can be read HERE.
The update on all the completed fixtures for the Greater Manchester Walking Football Autumn League 2019 is HERE.
The final sessions of the Greater Manchester Walking Football 60s Autumn League were played on 5th and 12th December. With 21 teams involved the Champions and Runners Up were finally decided after a four month campaign. The report is HERE and the Gallery HERE.
The final round of fixtures for the Greater Manchester Walking Football Autumn League will be played this month starting 5th December.
The full report on all Greater Manchester Walking Football Leagues and Divisions for November is now online HERE.
As winners of the Rochdale Borough Sports & Culture Award for the initiative of the year 2019, the Greater Manchester Walking Football League is shortlisted in the overall Greater Manchester Sports Awards. This is contested by the 10 boroughs, Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.
The awards ceremony and dinner is at The Point, Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire Cricket, on Friday 15th November.
More information can be found HERE
UPDATE: The GMWFL didn’t win the Greater Manchester Sports Awards Initiative Of 2019 but had a great night in a fabulous venue attended by over 500 people.
The third session of the Greater Manchester Walking Football 60s Autumn League season starts on 7th November for Divisions 1 & 2. Divisions 3 & 4 play on 14th November. The 65s League Divisions 1 & 2 play on 21st November and the 65s Division 3 and the 70s Divisions 1 & 2 play on 28th November. The fixtures, results and current tables are HERE.