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Stars line up for Manchester Remembers charity football match

Celebrating its third year raising funds for victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack, Manchester Remembers have released the star-studded line-up for the football match taking stage at Oldham Athletic

Manchester Remembers, the charity football match set up in the wake of the Manchester Arena attack has announced its return for the third year with a very special game set to take place at Oldham Athletic FC on Sunday, 28th July.

Manchester Remembers Foundation

Manchester remembers

The match which will consist of a team of Celebrities V Legends will mark the seventh anniversary of the attack and is set to raise money for six different charities founded in the aftermath of the bombing as well as supporting ‘A Friend of the Foundation’, with further details to be announced in due course.

Celebs involved

A host of famous faces and sports stars are set to return such as former world boxing champion Ricky Hatton comedian Jason Manford, and former pros Danny Simpson and Wes Brown. New stars include internet personality Noah Olaoye, football coach Harry Cain, TikTik sensation Angry Ginge, soap star Adam Thomas, 2015 MasterChef winner Simon Wood with more being announced over the coming weeks.

Legends team

The legend team includes former Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia, former Leicester City captain Wes Morgan, Dean Windass, Maynor Figueroa, Danny Simpson, Clayton Blackmore, Carlo Nash, Colin, Hendry, Frank Sinclair, Richie Wellens, Andy Holt, Jon Macken, Andy Ritchie, Michael Brown, Darren Royle, Mike Milligan and Will Haining.

A huge amount raised for Manchester Remembers

Manchester Remembers

Since launching in 2022 the campaign has raised £117,676 for five special charities set up to create a legacy for those who sadly lost their lives in the Manchester Arena terror attack in 2017.

These include The Chloe and Liam Together Forever Trust, Liv’s Trust, The Megan Hurley Foundation, Eilidh’s Trust and The Remembering Nell Foundation.

All support young people across the Greater Manchester region.

The event has been organised by former police officer cum firefighter Aaron Lee and local business owner Paul Corrigan.

Aaron was one of the first responders on the scene at the Manchester Arena almost seven years ago and has built a strong relationship with the victims’ families.

Aaron Lee said: “We are delighted to see the continued support for Manchester Remembers.

“It means so much to everyone affected by the Manchester Arena attack in 2017, and provides a fitting annual tribute to ensure those people are never forgotten.

“We’re truly grateful for all of the support and to those who have helped us raise an incredible amount of money for charity. We are looking forward to this Summer and continuing to grow the fundraising target.”

New 2024 kit launch

Proudly modelled by former Lioness star Sue Smith, the new 2024 kits in pink and black feature intricate watermarks of some of Manchester’s most iconic sites including the Manchester Central Library.

The shirt sponsors include Marc Darcy Suits, Hope and Glory, and I Love Manchester.

They’re available to buy for a limited time only. A must-own shirt for any proud Mancunian, order online before 12 May for guaranteed delivery in time for the big match in July.

Tickets to Manchester Remembers 2024 charity match

Tickets are now on sale.

General admission tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £5 for U16’s and hospitality packages start from £65 for adults and £45 for U16’s.

They can be purchased here

Hospitality boxes also start from £1,350 for 10 people.

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