Footballers walk this way

Walking football festival at Netherdale, Galashiels. Gala in white take on Peebles in red as the action gets under way.
Walking football festival at Netherdale, Galashiels. Gala in white take on Peebles in red as the action gets under way.

Gala Fairydean Rovers’ walking football team won the Inaugural Scottish Borders Walking Football Festival at Netherdale on Sunday afternoon.

The home side won a tightly-contested final against Midlothian on penalties.

Other teams taking part included Annan, Kelso, Peebles and Newcastleton.

The youngest player at the sessions is 49 and the oldest is in his 80s.