The charity football match, which raises money for UNICEF sees former professional footballers take on celebrities.
Sam Allardyce is managing England, with Jose Mourinho in charge of the Rest of the World.
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Thousands are expected across the North West to welcome in the year of the Monkey.
Unsettled with frequent outbreaks of rain. It feels like the unsettled weather is on a loop at present
Unsettled weather for the foreseeable future, but some respite on Saturday night