Tough Tackle! Robbie Williams and Michael Sheen Lead Olly Murs and Stars In Soccer Aid 2014

The celebrity team captains will battle for victory in an allstar football match at Old Trafford.

Robbie Williams will lead a host of stars such as Olly Murs, Gordon Ramsey and James McAvoy in this year's Soccer Aid when England's celebrity football team tackles against international stars at Manchester's Old Trafford on Sunday June 8 2014.

Due to an injury the former Take That star, Robbie, will be cheering on the UK team from the side in his role as as assistant manager alongside West Ham boss Sam Allardyce, while Welsh movie star Michael Sheen and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho head up the world team.

Robbie said: “I’ll be listening to Big Sam and follow his lead. I’ll be his assistant manager this year, what a dream job." 


Soccer Aid 2012

Robbie Williams during Soccer Aid 2012 

The televised charity event, which was founded by Robbie five years ago, has helped to raise 12 million pounds in ticket sales and donations for UNICEF, who have done invaluable work for children around the world.

Other famous faces to take to the pitch include comedians Jack Whitehall and Paddy McGuinness in addition to ex-England stars Jamie Redknapp, David Seaman and Jamie Carragher.

Meanwhile, Heart London presenter Jamie Theakston will play a vital role as goalkeeper, so to find how many saves he won for his team, tune into the Breakfast Show on Monday June 9 2014 between 6-9am or keep you're eyes peeled on 


Jamie Theakston

   Heart London presenter Jamie Theakston

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