Well-known personalities will be taking part in a football game at Stockport County FC’s Edgeley Park stadium this weekend to help improve the lives of individuals impacted by cancer.
TOWIE stars James Argent and Dan Osborne and TV personality Calum Best – son of the late Manchester United icon George Best, will be amongst a star-studded line-up taking part in the football match on Saturday, June 4, in aid of Beechwood Cancer Care and Stockport County’s Community Trust.
Those set to put their football boots on also include the Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist and football freestyler Jeremy Lynch and The Real Housewives of Cheshire cast member Joe Sealey.
Soap stars Dean Gaffney, who played Robbie Jackson in EastEnders, Jay Kontzle, who plays Billy Fletcher in Emmerdale, and Charlie Behan, who portrays Charlie Dean in Hollyoaks, are also taking part in the match.
A number of former Stockport County players will also be playing the field, including Liam Dickinson, Michael Raynes, Paul Turnbull and Charlie Ennis.
Academy player Bader Al-Akkad will also be lacing up his boots for the first time since his cancer diagnosis last year.
The event has been organised by Sellebrity Soccer, which was launched in 2012 to help charities raise money by arranging all-star football matches across the UK.
Sellebrity Soccer’s Co-Founder Kevin Cooper said, “We are proud to organise large-scale charity events that enable organisations to raise vital funds to help people in society.”
The game will kick off at 3pm on Saturday, June 4, however doors will open from 2pm.
Tickets are £14 for adults and £7 for under 18s.
Beechwood Cancer Care supports anyone affected by a life-limiting illness. The organisation offers flexible wrap-around support programmes tailored to each client’s needs.
The County Community Trust is an independent registered charity established by Stockport County FC as the official affiliated charitable arm of the football club.
Its aim is to use the local community passion for sport and football, offering a range of programmes and activities to encourage learning and promote healthy lifestyles that will make a real difference to the lives of people within the Stockport area.
The appearance of all celebrities are subject to work commitments.
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