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23rd Apr 2018

Five England legends announced to take part in Soccer Aid for Unicef

Both teams will feature some world class former pros

Reuben Pinder

It’s a star-studded line up this year

We are less than two months away from the biggest charity football match of the year, and we can now reveal that five more former England internationals will be playing for Robbie Williams’ home side at Old Trafford.

David Seaman, Phil Neville, Danny Murphy, Jamie Redknapp and Robbie Fowler will all be part of the England squad for Soccer Aid for Unicef, boosting England’s chances of beating the World XI in what is set to be an entertaining afternoon raising money for a great cause.

The quintet are thrilled to be taking part. “Over the years I always did quite well at Old Trafford – three match-winning free kicks from my time with Liverpool spring to mind! So, it’s always a pleasure to come back and be part of Soccer Aid because as well as it being a great match to play in, together we all raise a huge amount of money for Unicef”, Danny Murphy said.

Robbie Fowler is feeling competitive and will hope to replicate the clinical finishing that made him such a dangerous striker in his heyday. ““Make no mistake, all the English lads want to win this game and get another one over on the Soccer Aid World XI but this match is about a lot more. This year, I was delighted to hear that the government will match every pound that the public donate”, the former Liverpool striker said.