The following clubs/teams have indicated that they are looking for friendlies as they are currently not seeking to join the EWFL. Please contact them directly.
|Club//Team||Contact Name||Email address|
|Ball Payne Hammer Over 60's||Neil Burnsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Brightlingsea Regent||Tony Troopemail@example.com|
|Colchester United FITC||Christa Osmanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Damned United||Neil Burnsemail@example.com|
|Foxash WF||Graham Brewsterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Halstead WF||Lee Crabbemail@example.com|
|Little Oakley Over 50's||Steve Hamfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Norwich City WF||Nigel Garneremail@example.com|
|Rowhedge WF||Dave Evans||davejevans@firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Some of the above clubs/teams are classified as being less competitive than other clubs and they intend to invite interested individuals who do not want to be involved in any 'competitive' environment and they may wish to come along to a walking football session for the camaraderie, friendship and to improve their overall fitness and health.|
|The following clubs/teams are or will be organising ‘recreational’ walking football sessions|
|*Harwich ('Hornets') WFC||Derek Murremail@example.com|
|Little Oakley Walking Football Team||James Martinfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|*Not until after 1st November 2019|
These clubs/teams have or are going to introduce less competitive walking football sessions and invite interested individuals who do not want to be involved in any 'competitive' environment and just want to come along to a walking football session for the camaraderie, social activities, friendship and to improve their overall fitness and health.
It has been found that In the context of an ageing society, that there are rising levels of obesity and the growing incident of late onset diabetes, it is thought Walking Football has the potential to make a significant impact including having considerable health benefits such as reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and improving blood pressure; reported low levels of stress and exertion while playing, despite working hard; Loss of weight: social awareness, friendship through contact through similar interests; increased alertness.
Essex Walking Football League
16 St. Denis Close
Essex CO12 3SX
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"Age is just a number in this game."
"We all should find something we love and enjoy doing – walking football is an excellent recreational sport and joining a team in the Essex Walking Football League may provide that opportunity to re-live some of those childhood memories (but don't forget the walking!)"