BLUE FLAMES WALKING FOOTBALL CLUB
2016 FA Mars Just Play Legacy Award winners
In addition to our Tuesday 12:30 - 14:00 and Friday 14:00 -15:00 Football sessions we also can offer a Pilates Warm Up Session on Tuesday mornings from 11:15 under the supervision of a trained instructor. (32;00 per session) great value and a good session to improve the flexability of your ageing/ unused muscles..
We are also in the process of introducing the National Walking Football rules into our sessions and training sessions for referees can be arranged subject to requirement
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On May 6th 2014 Blue Flames Walking Football Club was born. It was inspired by Justplay and Northumberland FA.
With just a few lads kicking a ball around on a near empty pitch. It has steadily grown to around thirty members on the Tuesday session and twenty members on our Friday session.
The Club is run with help from and Blue Flames Sports Club at Whitley Road, Benton, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
We have a committee consisting of a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Accounts team, PR team and a Team selection committee for tournaments.
Walking football is football but at a much slower and steadier pace to suit yourself. This is open to both male and female footballers over 50 years of age. So why don't you come along , join in, and have a laugh as well as keep fit. We have regular first aid courses at Blue Flames Sports Club. With most of our players CPR and defibrillator trained.
Our sessions are held on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.
From May 6th 2014 the Club has taken part in a number of tournaments up and down the country.
December 2014 Blue Flames Walking Football Club held their first tournament within their home ground this was 'The Christmas Cup' inspired by the first world war football game between the German army and the British army on Christmas day.
Blue Flames V South Shields Saints with the victors been Blue Flames.
Blue flames were invited to play in the 'Peoples Cup' with the finalist playing at Wembley. We travelled and played at Goals Middlesbrough against Grimsby Ancient Mariners unfortunately we lost by one lucky goal that took Grimsby onto the next round.
In March we played at Gateshead in a mini tournament we put four teams in for this with Blue Flames Blues winning in the finals. The tournament was run by Gateshead council with cups and medals presented by Bobby Moncur .
7th June 2015 Blue flames travelled to Spartan FC Ground Edinburgh Scotland to take part in a tournament run by Age Scotland. Blue Flames was the first English team to take part in an all Scotland competition. With a few ex Scotland players playing for some of the fourteen strong Scottish sides Blue Flames gave its all to take fifth place.
26th July 2015 we took part in the North East Champions Cup at Seaton Carew, Hartlepool. Seaton Carew won 3/1 to take them into the next round.
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