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Soccer Aid 2020 kick-off time, line-ups and TV channel

Old Trafford will play host to a behind-closed-doors Soccer Aid 2020 this weekend, when former professionals and celebrities take part in an 11-a-side match between England and the Soccer Aid World XI.

The fixture will raise money for UNICEF to help provide everything from clean water to lifesaving vaccinations.

What time is Soccer Aid 2020?

Soccer Aid 2020 TV coverage begins at 6.30pm on Sunday, September 6, with kick-off following shortly afterwards.

What TV channel is it on?

Viewers will get to enjoy the match from the comfort of their sofas by tuning in to ITV and and STV.

What about live streaming?

Viewers wanting to live stream the match can do so via the ITV Player

Who’s playing?

This year’s teams of celebrities and former professional footballers will ‘Play for Generation Covid’ to help stop the spread of coronavirus and limit the impact on children’s lives.

England XI celebrities

Olly Murs, singer and The Voice judge, who missed out last year due to a knee injury; TV presenter Paddy McGuinness; Fitness coach and lockdown PE teacher Joe Wicks; Comedian Joel Dommett; Former TOWIE star and radio host Mark Wright; Singer and TV presenter Marvin Humes; Musician James Bay; McFly singer Danny Jones; Game of Thrones actor Alfie Allen; Comedian John Bishop; Comedian Lee Mack; Football freestyler Livi Cooke; YouTube star Chunkz; Presenter Yung Filly; Actor Tom Davis.

England XI pros

Kelly Smith, former Arsenal and Lionesses footballer who notched up 46 goals in 117 appearances for England during her career; Former England goalkeeper David James, who makes his first appearance at Soccer Aid; Former Manchester United defender Wes Brown; Former Manchester United striker Andy Cole; Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole; Former Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole; Former England footballer Katie Chapman, capped 94 times and best known for spells with Arsenal and Chelsea; Former England midfielder Gareth Barry; Former England striker Emile Heskey; Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen.

World XI celebrities

Comedian Jason Manford; Fulham Women player Chelcee Grimes, who has also presented Match of the Day’s spin-off show, MOTDx on BBC Two; Love Island’s Kem Cetinay; Musician Dermot Kennedy; Musician DJ Locksmith, part of Rudimental; Football freestyler Jeremy Lynch; Football freestyler Billy Wingrove; TV and radio presenter Ore Oduba, who won Strictly Come Dancing in 2016; Comedian Mo Gilligan; Musician Serge Pizzorno of Kasabian; Radio DJ and former I’m A Celebrity participant Roman Kemp; Rapper Santan Dave; TV presenter Iain Stirling, well-known for narrating Love Island.

World XI pros

Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra; Former England footballer Lianne Sanderson, who retired at Juventus in 2019; Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien; Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher; Former Scotland footballer Julie Fleeting, who scored 116 goals in 121 games between 1996 and 2015; Former Newcastle goalkeeper Shay Given; Former Tottenham striker Robbie Keane; Former Chelsea midfielder Claude Makelele; Former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre.

Who are the managers?

Former England manager Sam Allardyce, England legend Wayne Rooney and actor and TV presenter Bradley Walsh make up the England management.

Ex-Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp guides the World XI, along with Manchester United legend Bryan Robson and Fulham academy goalkeeping coach Vic Bettinelli.



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