Walking Football Scotland in partnership with North Lanarkshire Leisure and Health & Social Care North Lanarkshire, are delighted to be hosting this year’s National League tournament which will once again take place at the excellent Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility.
12 teams have registered to take part, Fife Wanderers, Hearts 56, Hearts 98, Gala Fairydean Rovers, Ayr United Beresford, Ayr United Parkhouse, Stenhousemuir, Glasgow Sport East, Glasgow Sport West, North Lanarkshire, Motherwell and Oriam (Edinburgh).
Last November three teams entered the final round of fixtures with a chance of winning the trophy before Hearts 56 eventually emerged victorious.
Games will be held indoors and outdoors on 3G pitches with fixtures commencing on Wednesday 25th April 2018. Teams will meet on a monthly basis to play 3 league fixtures which will be 20 minutes per match.
After the games, players and spectators will have the chance to meet each other socially over a tea or coffee before heading home.
Fixtures will be held between 12pm – 2pm each month on the following dates:
• Wednesday 25th April
• Wednesday 30th May
• Wednesday 29th August
• Wednesday 26th September
• Wednesday 31st October
• Wednesday 28th November
Costs are £2 per player per month paid on arrival at venue.
This league will cater for players aged 50+ and a recommended squad of up to 10 should attend on match days to play 6-a-side.
Referees will be provided, however as ever we ask that League fixtures are played with the right attitude that promotes the game.
Rules will be of the published Walking Football Scotland ‘Laws of the Game’.
League table will be also updated every month which will be emailed out and available on the WFS website www.walkingfootballscotland.org.uk and at www.nlleisure.co.uk