Swansea run out victors in national tournament

It was Welsh delight for the third year in a row at this year’s National Tournament, as MAN v FAT Swansea retained their title at Lilleshall National Sports Centre. The Swans made it back to back tournament wins with a penalty shoot-out victory over fellow Welsh side Newport on a competitive and busy day in […]

Plexal support the MAN v FAT Awards

Plexal, the innovation company delivering startup programmes across the UK and providing state-of-the-art workspaces, leant its support to a leading male wellbeing awards event at the National Football Museum in Manchester on Saturday 1st June. The MAN v FAT Awards brought together a community of likeminded men who have achieved outstanding results with their weight […]

All smiles at MAN v FAT Awards

It was another night to remember at the National Football Museum on Saturday, as the MAN v FAT community came together to celebrate the successes of the past twelve months at the MAN v FAT Awards, sponsored by Higos. Nearly 200 people were in attendance from all corners of the United Kingdom, with players and […]

A day to remember for our Amazing Losers

It’s one of the most keenly sought after events to be a part of among MAN v FAT members, and our Amazing Losers match was once again a very special occasion this year. 34 of our men from around MAN v FAT descended on Millwall on Sunday to celebrate their weight loss successes and to […]

Preston retain XIs title

MAN v FAT Preston emerged victorious once again in our MAN v FAT XIs competition, retaining their title after a hard fought victory over their Walsall counterparts in mid-May. Does your club want to get involved in 2024/25? Drop us a line at events@manvfat.com! After another fantastic season across the MAN v FAT XIs community, […]

Do I have to wear shin pads?

No ifs, no buts, shin pads are a must.Alright, let’s talk shin pads. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, to take part in MAN v FAT Football you’ve got to wear ‘em (and same goes for any football game under FA rules). It’s common sense, but shin guards protect your shins from injury, whether that’s a […]

Funded spots available for men in Gateshead

MAN v FAT will be expanding its footprint in the north of the country in 2024, with a new funded club getting underway in Gateshead from January 2024. The six-a-side football club, organised by MAN v FAT Football in association with Active Through Football Gateshead and Gateshead Council, takes place on Wednesday evenings at Gateshead […]

Why MAN v FAT works for me

If you’re thinking about joining MAN v FAT, it always helps to hear from the men who are participating in the programme. We’ve got some remarkable guys in MAN v FAT up and down the country and, in this article, we head to MAN v FAT Watford to hear from Craig Mitchell. Craig plays for […]

Scottish tournament raises charity funds

Over one hundred and thirty players and spectators descended on to Toryglen regional football centre in Glasgow at the end of July, to compete for the inaugural MAN v FAT Football Big Scottish Tournament with ten teams competing to be crowned the best MAN v FAT Football team in Scotland. The teams were made up […]

MAN v FAT partner with FA of Wales

The UK’s leading men’s weight loss programme, MAN v FAT, has gained Football Association of Wales Associate Membership, with the two parties set to work together to further integrate the MAN v FAT community into Welsh grassroots. As part of the membership, MAN v FAT’s programme in Wales will receive a range of support for […]