Soccer Aid returns to Manchester

Soccer Aid is returning to Manchester!. Football legends and celebrities will compete in a charity tournament to help children’s lives.

Children in Chad helped by Soccer Aid

ITV reporter Tim Scott went to Africa to see how money raised at Soccer Aid in Old Trafford is being used to the help children in Chad.

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Robbie talks Soccer Aid, cuddles and selling his wife

Soccer Aid takes places at Old Trafford this weekend, and a whole heap of celebrities are set to descend on Manchester.

The event is a huge charity football match between two teams of celebrities.

Singer Robbie Williams- who usually captains the England side- has had to step aside this year for reasons beyond his control.

José Mourinho to manager Soccer Aid's rest of the world squad v England

Chelsea Manager José Mourinho smiling during a press conference
Chelsea Manager José Mourinho Credit: AA / TT/TT News Agency/Press Association Images

Chelsea manager José Mourinho is to manage the Rest of the World squad as they take on England in Soccer Aid 2014 at Old Trafford.

The sporting event, in aid of UNICEF and the brainchild of Robbie Williams takes place on Sunday 8th June and will broadcast live on ITV.

José Mourinho said,

"I'm looking forward to beating Robbie Williams and Big Sam’s England team and raising money for UNICEF".

Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams Credit: PA

UNICEF UK Ambassador Robbie Williams will lead the England team with Welsh movie star Michael Sheen returning to captain The Rest of the World.

England's squad will star Homeland’s Damian Lewis, Olly Murs, John Bishop, Jonathan Wilkes and Doctor Who’s Matt Smith.

Michael Sheen’s Rest of the World squad includes Scottish actor James McAvoy, chef Gordon Ramsay alongside Westlife’s Nicky Byrne, and comedian Patrick Kielty.

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