New sessions get footballers walking not running

walking football2A brand new football session is bringing together people of all ages and abilities to play the game in Yeovil. Walking football has been set up by South Somerset District Council, Bucklers Mead Leisure Centre and Somerset F.A in response to demand for sessions locally. Sam Wenden-de-Lira from the Healthy Lifestyles Team at the district council explains more about walking football. “The game is exactly the same as regular football, except you are not allowed to run. The benefit of walking is a reduced impact on joints, making it perfect for those returning from injury, older adults or those who have had a break from activity. Full story: Read More