Devon Walking Football League comes to Bideford

PUBLISHED: 14:06 15 January 2018 | UPDATED: 10:17 17 January 2018

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

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Walking footballers get back on track in Devon Walking Football League with four wins

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford’s walking football team took four wins from four as the Devon Walking Football League came to town.

The Robins were hosting the latest round of fixtures at Kingsley School, with teams from Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay and Exminster facing up against the home side.

Despite going into Sunday with no wins from their first eight games, Bideford took maximum points at home.

Their first win of the day was a 4-1 victory over Exeter City, which they followed up with a 2-1 victory over Torquay United Yellows and a 2-0 win over Exminster St Martins. Their final match was a 4-0 win over Plymouth Argyle.

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

The next round of fixtures take place at Newton Abbot’s Coombeshead Academy on February 11, where another four victories would put Bideford well on their way to a third successive county title.

The walking version of the sport doesn’t allow any running and is designed to allow over 50s to get back into football.

Bideford’s training sessions are open, with men and women training on Mondays at Kingsley School from 7-8pm.

An all-ages ladies’ only group trains on Tuesdays from 7-8pm.

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart Bideford in action in their home round of the Devon Walking Football League Helpline Division. Picture: Matt Smart

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