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Eric Cantona returning to Old Trafford for Soccer Aid

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona is to return to Old Trafford for Soccer Aid.

He's teaming up with Usain Bolt in the fundraiser for Unicef next month - (June 2018).

Cantona joins an impressive line-up of celebrities and former sportsmen already signed-up for Soccer Aid for Unicef this year, including: Robbie Williams, Sir Mo Farah, Gordon Ramsay, Robbie Fowler, Olly Murs and many more.

Brendan Cole to swap dancing shoes for football boots in Soccer Aid for Unicef match

Credit: Unicef

Former Strictly Come Dancing professional and TV personality Brendan Cole will be taking part in this year’s Soccer Aid for Unicef match on ITV.

He will join Usain Bolt's World team, who will take on Robbie’s England at Old Trafford on Sunday 10th June.

As soon as the curtain fell on my Strictly career, I knew my next move had to be Soccer Aid for Unicef. For years, I have been a massive fan of the match and have always watched the game in between performances. To be able to finally announce that I will be swapping my dancing shoes for football boots this summer feels incredible.

What’s bigger than the nation’s love of dancing? The nation’s love of the beautiful game, of course – and I’m aiming for tens across the board.

– Brendan Cole, Soccer Aid World XI

The international friendly match will take place at Old Trafford on Sunday 10th June.

Tickets are available here.

Soccer Aid: Mo Farah to go head-to-head with Usain Bolt

Sir Mo Farah and Usain Bolt Credit: SoccerAid

Sir Mo Farah has today announced he will play for England in this year’s eagerly anticipated Soccer Aid for Unicef match on ITV.

Set to take centre stage at Old Trafford on Sunday 10th June, four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah will play for his home nation and be on the opposing side of his good friend, and fellow Olympian, Usain Bolt.

Sir Mo Farah Credit: SoccerAid

100% of all public donations will go towards supporting the work protecting children in the UK and globally.

The international friendly takes place just four days before the World Cup in Russia begins. Tickets are on sale now and the game will be broadcast live on ITV.


Moment Bradley Walsh gives disabled fan his Soccer Aid medal

This is the moment kind hearted Bradley Walsh went gave a disabled fan his Soccer Aid medal. Zack Kerr was the lucky recipient and was thrilled to receive The Chase presenter's medal. He said:

I had the best time at soccer aid, and Bradley Walsh is so kind, he gave me his soccer aid medal. I'm so happy. I want people to know about this act of kindness. I'm still wearing the medal. I'm so proud and I don't know why he picked me.

– Zack Kerr
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