Fulham Football Club is to delighted to announce it will host its second charity football match at Craven Cottage on Saturday 17th May (kick-off 1pm). A mixture of ex-pros, sportsmen and celebrities will take to the field to compete for the Shooting Star Chase Cup.
Following the huge success of last season's inaugural event, this year's match will again raise funds for both the Fulham Football Club Foundation and the Club’s charity partner for the 2013/14 season, Shooting Star Chase - a charity dedicated to supporting life limited children and their families.
This year's match will again feature a Fulham All Stars team of former players, who last May defeated a Sealand All Stars side, made up of celebrities and sportsmen, 7-5.
Sealand is a principality, based seven miles off the Norfolk coast. They have a recognised international football team with high profile members, such as Ed Sheeran (singer and Baron of Sealand), Ralf Little (actor and Captain of the team) and Gordon Smart (Celebrity Editor of The Sun newspaper).
A superb mixture of ex-professionals and celebrities have already confirmed their participation and given their time for free. Confirmed for the Sealand squad this year are:
- Former World Champion boxers Joe Calzaghe and Darren Barker,
- Olympians Mark Hunter and Dalton Grant,
- Ex-professional footballer Jody Morris,
- Former Rugby League and Union star Brian Carney,
- The Only Way is Essex stars Mario Falcone and Charlie Simms,
- Eastenders actor Matt Di Angelo,
- X Factor Finalists Sam Callahan and Kye Sones,
- This Morning presenter Matt Johnson.
Confirmed to play for the Whites are legends:
- Louis Saha,
- Sean Davis,
- Rufus Brevett,
- Barry Hayles,
- Papa Bouba Diop,
- Andrejs Stolcers,
- Luis Boa Morte,
- Brian Greenaway,
- Kit Symons,
- Gordon Davies,
- Adam Green,
- Jim Hicks,
- Bjarne Goldbaek,
- Kevin Betsy,
- Paul Peschisolido,
- Dave Beasant,
- Terry Angus,
- Abdes Ouaddou.
More names will be announced continuously, including those playing for the Whites squad, so make sure you keep coming back to this page!
Tickets are now on sale, priced at £12 adults and £5 under 16s. Adult tickets will increase to £15 on the day of the game.
Buy your tickets today online at fulhamfc.com/tickets or by phone on 0843 208 1234 (option 1) - 7 days a week, 24 hrs a day. Tickets can also be purchased in person from the Fulham Ticket Office.