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Successful League Season

8 December 2023


Trevor Ridley

Successful League Season

Essex Walking Football League Celebrates Successful End of Season with Enthusiasm and Sportsmanship

The Essex Walking Football League concluded its 2023 season on a high note, marking the end of a thrilling and successful journey for all participating teams. The league, which has gained popularity for its emphasis on camaraderie, fair play, and healthy competition among mature players, saw a fantastic display of skill, teamwork, and sportsmanship throughout the season.

One of the highlights of the season was the impressive performance of the Over 65s championship-winning team, the "Chelmsford City." City exhibited exceptional skill and determination, securing their position at the top of the league with a series of well-fought victories. The team's success not only highlights their dedication to the sport but also exemplifies the inclusivity and competitive spirit that define walking football.

League organizer, Derek Hornsey, expressed his joy at the positive outcome of the season, saying, "We are thrilled with how the season unfolded. The players have truly embraced the essence of walking football – a game that transcends age and fosters a sense of community. The level of sportsmanship displayed on and off the field is something we are incredibly proud of."

Looking ahead, the Essex Walking Football League is already gearing up for the next season, with plans to expand participation and introduce new initiatives to further enhance the experience for all players. The success of the recent season has solidified the league's position as a beacon for walking football enthusiasts in the region.

The Essex Walking Football League's commitment to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle among mature individuals, combined with the love for the beautiful game, ensures that the league will continue to be a source of inspiration for years to come.

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