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 […]

The Best Boots For Wide Feet

The right pair of boots can make us feel good and finding boots to fit when you’ve got wide feet can be a struggle. Here’s our best picks for wide feet. Whether you’re a show boater or an old school fan of boots, finding a comfy pair of boots to suit your wide feet is […]