The 2019 Soccer Aid For Unicef will take place at Stamford Bridge this evening and will be broadcast exclusively live on ITV and STV.
Battling it out on the pitch on the England squad will be legends Michael Owen, Joe Cole, David Seaman, Glen Johnson, Jamie Redknapp, John Terry, and – for the first time ever – female players Katie Chapman and Rachel Yankey.
They’ll be joined by celebrities Sir Mo Farah, Mark Wright, David Harewood, Joe Wicks, F2 Freestyler Jeremy Lynch, Ben Shepherd, Lee Mack, Marvin Humes, Ant Middleton and Danny Jones, all under the watchful eye of co-managers Susanna Reid and Sam Allardyce.
Hoping to claim back the trophy for the Soccer Aid World XI are legends Didier Drogba, Eric Cantona, Robbie Keane, Michael Essien, Ricardo Carvalho, Roberto Carlos, Robert Pires, and Brazilian ex-internationals Franzinha and Rosana.
They’ll be joined by stars Usain Bolt, Niall Horan, James McAvoy, Danny O’Carroll, Nicky Byrne, F2 Freestyler Billy Wingrove, Kem Cetinay, Locksmith, Jack Savoretti, Roman Kemp and Martin Compston, taking their orders from Harry Redknapp and Piers Morgan.
The match will be shown live on ITV and STV from 6.30pm. To donate visit socceraid.org.uk/donate – every £1 donated will be matched by the UK government.
Match commentary will come from Clive Tyldesley.
The match will also be streamed live via the ITV Hub.