December. Wednesday 26th BOXING DAY GAME, 11.30am. Village Playing Field. Ref. Dean Porter, roast chestnuts, mulled apple juice. What more can you ask ! Yes, of course ! A fun game of Walking Football. 2 sides of 7 played. Result a draw.
The teams The supporters
November. Saturday 17th, 11.30am. Village Playing Field. See you there !
September. Saturday 29th, 11.30am. Village playing field. Ref Dean Porter will ensure there’s no running, gouging, pulling or pushing. This is Barton Walking Football ! 2 x 10minute-ish sides with an interval (you’ll need it). Come and join the fun – open to all y,o, m, f.
July. Thursday 5th, 6.30pm. 3 teams from Avalon 41 Club and Barton St David, played a 5 game knockout in radiant sunshine adjourning to the Barton Inn for pints and pizzas after.
May Sunday 8th 6.30pm. Rotary played a team from Barton. Hard fought game. Then to Barton Inn for pizzas and a pint.
April Sunday 29th. Game started as usual at 11.30 am. The Southwell Sanders team, boys, girls and dads displayed great sporting spirit.
February 2018, Saturday 17th. Definitely a game of 2 halves. End score 3 – 1, to the Twinklies.
Walking Football. The Tinsel game on Boxing Day. Attracted more than 30 players and spectators young and old for an exciting match where 4 teams played 6 games with roast chestnuts and warming apple punch on hand to give necessary sustenance against a biting wind. Overall winners – team 1.
Basic Rules. No running, no/low contact, ball must be kept below chest high, 2 x 10 minute ‘sides’ . All welcome to play or watch. Biting/gouging are sin bin acts !
Below: the November 2017 teams Barton v Street & Charlton…. score 4-4. Not that that mattered !
Photo of Walking Football, Barton Carnival, 15th July 2017.
4 games were played involving 40 players enjoyed by many onlookers and ref’ed by Dean Porter.
Photos from the inaugural “Walking Football” Game played in February, 2017