THE IWFF Tackling Mental Health


This season’s FA Cup final will be renamed the Heads Up FA Cup final to raise mental health awareness, says the Football Association.


With this in mind The IWFF are proud to have joined the Women’s Football Supporters Organisation, as Ambassador to their Newly formed ‘Tackling Mental Health Group, looking to help those struggling and raise awareness of mental health issues.

We are proud and honoured to be able to help in even the slightest way, such a great cause



The Jack Charlton Memorial Cup


The IWFF is both honoured and proud to host with the blessing and permission of the Family of the late Jack Charlton


The Jack Charlton memorial cup.


This annual Walking Football event between England and The Republic of Ireland will take place In Birmingham and in 2021 in Dublin .


Further details to follow…

Jack charlton memorial cup



FIFA Approved Competition Names


The IWFF are proud and honoured to be recognised by FIFA, the world governing body for football, who recently wrote to us to say, amongst other things:

“We applaud your initiative to promote health and fitness through sport”.


As a result of our ongoing correspondence, we are pleased to confirm that our friends at FIFA have given their approval for our proposed competition names, the official names for which are as follows:

  • IWFF European Championship Cup;
  • IWFF World Championships Cup;
  • IWFF World Championships Cup for Clubs.

Thank you to FIFA for your cooperation and assistance in connection with the tournament naming.


We totally understand how important it is for FIFA to protect their valuable trade marks such as WORLD CUP, FIFA WORLD CUP and FIFA itself. And we look forward to further opportunities to cooperate with FIFA.


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Referee Director – IWFF

Referee Director – IWFF


We are please to welcome and introduce Alan Rose to the above position.
Alan has a great passion for the sport and has a great deal of Refereeing, Safeguarding, Training and Development experience to help support and guide the IWFF through our dynamic times ahead.
Alan still referees in Football Association and is also a qualified FA Assessor/Observer, he has refereed Walking Football at a National and International level and is pleased to be an integral part of the the IWFF.
Alan and his colleague were instrumental in the very successful launch of the Walking Football Referees Association (WFRA) one of our key sponsors.
If you are interested in refereeing at IWFF events and feel you meet the expected criteria please contact Alan direct at:

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