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We Love Manchester & Once Upon A Smile Charity Match To Be Held at Moor Lane

2 months ago By Andy Giblin

The game will be played on Sunday 24th September with a 1:30pm kick-off , contested by an Ambulance Staff XI and a celebrity side.

SALFORD CITY FC are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a charity match to raise money for We Love Manchester and Once Upon A Smile.

The match between an Ambulance Staff XI and a Celebrity side including Tom Turgoose, David Dunn and former Ammie Richie Wellens will take place at Moor Lane on Sunday, 24th September, kick-off at 1:30pm.

Joint Salford City managers Bernard Morley and Anthony Johnson will also take part, going head-to-head as Player-Manager of each team.

Gates open at 12pm, with food, drink and other entertainment on offer before kick-off.

We recommend buying tickets in advance from, although they will be available to purchase on the day if there are any left.

Adults: £4

Under-18s: £2

Under-5s: Free

Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children): £10

Emmerdale star Danny Miller, captain of the Once Upon A Smile Celebrity team said:

“It is an honour to finally confirm that this game is taking place!

“We all know how hard our emergency services work, so to come together and create a very special day for something I am incredibly proud of is great.

“All of the celebrity players taking part jumped at the chance to be involved and every credit to those behind the scenes putting this game together, including a massive thank you to Salford City for allowing us the use of their facilities.

“I would encourage people to come down and support what is going to be a truly brilliant day.”

Updated 11:55 - 25 Sep 2017 by Andy Giblin

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