Ice Bucket Anniversary

To mark the anniversary of the social media phenomenon of 2014 – the Ice Bucket Challenge – here are some of the best bits of last summer.

The Motor Neurone Disease Association has thanked everyone who took part, though they emphasise there is still no cure.

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Newcastle United players take ice bucket challenge

Cheryl took the ice bucket challenge, a challenge which has gone viral on social media.

Now, Newcastle United players and coaches are the latest to step up and take part in the charity ice bucket challenge.

The challenge dares nominated participants to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads. The idea is that nominated people have 24 hours to comply or forfeit by way of a charitable financial donation to charities such as the ALS Association in the United States or MacMillan Cancer Care in the UK.

Goalkeeping coach Andy Woodman took part and nominated fellow football players Robert Green, Gareth Southgate and Peter Beardsley:

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa also got involved and challenged fellow Newcastle teammates Massadio Haidara, Oliver Kemen, Remy Cabella, Rayane Nasri and Brian Yanga:

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