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Jersey Joins Football World Cup

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Jersey will be taking part in the Walking Football World Cup this summer.

This August, Jersey's Walking Football team will be going up against sporting giants including Brazil, Spain and England at St George's Park in England.

There could be some well-known names amongst the squads as each nation is allowed to field three ex-professional footballers.

David Kennedy, Jersey FA's CEO, says this is a huge opportunity for the island:

"The standard of football being played in our Santander Walking Football League has improved each year and the chance to play in the World Cup has certainly got the players excited."

The games will be live-streamed so anyone can watch the matches from the 60+ countries around the world that play the sport.

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