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Free five-a-side football is on offer for over-35s every Friday night between 8.30 and 9.30pm at Station Park in Forfar between June 14 and July 19.

This is organised by Forfar Boys Football Club coaches and run in partnership with Angus Council Sports Development Team.

Scottish FA East regional manager Ian Lowe said: “We are delighted this new opportunity for over-35s is available in Angus.

“Keeping players in the game from childhood to late adulthood is one of the Association’s aims within grassroots football.

“I hope people and teams will sign up.”

For more details and to sign up  please contact Barry Quinn on 07817 440786 or Paul Baillie on 07801 792872

You can attend as a group or individually and be guaranteed games every week.


Each squad must consist of five players on the pitch at any time; squads can be up to 10 players, with rolling subs.

Games will last 40 minutes, with two twenty minute half’s.

Kick off will be given to one side following a toss before the game starts.

Pass backs are allowed to the keepers.

Once a goal is scored, the keeper will re introduce to ball into play. Attacking players must retreat back into their own half.

Players are allowed to shoot from in side the box, HOWEVER only one attacking player is permitted in the box at any time.

If the ball should go out of play at the side of the pitch, the ball is returned to play by the other team with a kick in.

If the ball should go out of play behind the goal, it will be returned to play by either a corner kick or by the keeper.