Essex FA took the opportunity to find out more about from two players that have joined the teams this season when we visited a recent friendly fixture at Billericay Town FC where over 25 players were taking part.
Club: Clacton Rhinos WF
Have you played before: Yes I started playing when I was younger.
What inspired you to start playing walking football: I saw the walking football session advertised and was excited to have the opportunity to play again.
What was your first session like: I was surprised how much of a workout the session was – it was great to be so active.
What would you say to someone looking to take part in walking football: Just get involved, its great fun and fantastic socially too!
Club: Billericay Town WF
Have you played before: No, I am new to the game.
What inspired you to start playing walking football: I wanted to play when I was younger but the opportunity wasn’t available. I found out about this session through a friend who used to play football.
What was your first session like: It was really welcoming, friendly and encouraging and for all abilities.
What would you say to someone looking to take part in walking football: Come along and give it a go, you are really well supported by the other players.
Looking to get involved? Below are the details for both Billericay WF and Clacton Rhinos WF
Billericay WF train on a Monday 7-8pm at BTFC stadium pitch
Contact Billy via @WFBTFC on twitter
Clacton Rhinos WF train on a Tuesday 6-7pm at the Multi Court Plough Corner Little Clacton
Contact Jenny via 07890 665883 or search for Clacton Rhinos on Facebook or Twitter
The teams will be in action again on 28th January when Billericay Town WF host an 8 team tournament.
To learn more about Walking Football and how you can get involved, click the button below!