The first half of Soccar Aid came to an end with the Rest of the World team 1-0 up, thanks to a goal from Kasabian guitarist Sergio Pizzorno. The musician got on to the end of a pass from former Arsenal player Freddie Ljungberg and chipped the ball over David Seaman in the England goal.
Just got home.Hope you're all watching #socceraid itv NOW
Gutted Im not @socceraid today but I have a matinee to do at the Music Box. Don't forget to donate. Come on England!!
Let's go marv and ast!!haaa J x
With kick-off just minutes away the teams have lined up on the pitch at Old Trafford. The event raises money for UNICEF. Take a look at the picture here.
– Andrew Mitchell, International Development Secretary
The huge public response to the Soccer Aid appeal shows that those watching tonight's game are united not only by a love of football but by a fantastic generosity of spirit. We will reflect that spirit by matching pound for pound from our existing aid budget all public donations, helping Unicef reach hundreds of thousands more children in east and west Africa.
Two teams of celebrities, including A-list Hollywood actors and footballing superstars, will play in the Soccer Aid charity football match today.
Players on the England team include: comedians John Bishop and Paddy McGuinness, singers Olly Murs and Mark Owen, with Robbie Williams team captain.
They will be joined by former footballers Graeme Le Saux, Martin Keown, Kevin Phillips, David Seaman, Teddy Sheringham and Des Walker.
Playing for Rest of the World will be: actor Gerard Butler, former boxer Joe Calzaghe, Hollywood stars Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, James McAvoy, and Mike Myers.
They will be joined by football legends Hernan Crespo, Roy Keane, Clarence Seedorf, Jaap Stam, Edwin Van Der Sar and Freddie Ljunberg.
Robbie Williams has unveiled Mark Owen as the latest celebrity for Soccer Aid.
The Take That star thanked his bandmate on his blog for agreeing to take part in the charity event.
The best football player that TT produced has agreed to play for England at Soccer Aid.
Mr Mark Owen shall be gracing the theatre of dreams. It just gets better and better.
Nice one Marko, see you on the training pitch in May.
Robbie Williams has managed to persuade Take That bandmate Mark Owen to take part in next month's Soccer Aid.
The star made the announcement on Twitter.