Fulham Football Club is delighted to be hosting a charity football match at Craven Cottage on Saturday 18 May (kick-off: 14:00). A mixture of ex-pros, sportsmen and celebrities will take to the field to compete for the Shooting Star CHASE Cup.
The match will raise funds for both the Fulham Football Club Foundation and the club’s charity partner for the 2012/13 season, Shooting Star CHASE. Shooting Star CHASE supports families with a child or teenager who has a life-limiting condition.
The match will feature a Fulham All Stars team of former players, as well as a Sealand All Stars team made up of celebrities and sportsmen. Sealand is a principality based seven miles off of the Norfolk coast. They have a recognised international football team with high profile members, such as Ed Sheeran (singer and Baron of Sealand), Ralf Little (actor and Captain of the team) and Gordon Smart (Celebrity Editor of The Sun newspaper).
The highlight of the match day will be the introduction to the field of several children from Shooting Star CHASE who will win an international cap for the Principality of Sealand. A truly memorable experience. A superb mixture of ex-professionals and celebrities have already confirmed their participation and given their time for free. The Fulham All Stars team will include Fulham greats such as Chris Coleman, Kit Symons, Sean Davis and Fulham fan, Felix White, from the band The Maccabees.
The Sealand All Stars will include an international mix of sporting experience, ex-professional footballers, glamour and youth. Included in the team are Olympic high-jumper Dalton Grant, Matt Di Angelo from Eastenders, Hustle and Strictly Come Dancing, and Hugo Taylor from Made in Chelsea and I’m a Celebrity get me out of Here. As previously advertised, Oritsé and JB from JLS will not be available to play in the match.
Fulham fan Oritsé will still be attending however, and will be pitch side between 12:15 and 13:30p to welcome the two teams onto the pitch before taking three penalty kicks against Fulham All Star keeper Dave Beasant for Shooting Star CHASE.
To see Oritsé you must have a ticket and be in the ground by 13:30. Before leaving, Oritsé and a member from Shooting Star CHASE, will conduct the coin toss with the captains of the Fulham All Stars and Sealand All Stars teams.
In addition to this, Oritsé is delighted to be giving away two pairs of tickets, with VIP access to the last night of the JLS Goodbye – Greatest Hits Tour at the O2 on Sunday 22 December 2013. Everyone who has purchased a ticket will be automatically entered into the prize draw with the winners contacted the week commencing 20 May.