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Reds v Blues - charity day

5 June 2015

A special charity match and fun day featuring ex Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday players will see funds being raised for three Sheffield charities including the club's Community Programme.


The annual charity match, the 'Reds v Blues', which kicks off at 3pm at Hillsborough Arena on Saturday 20 June, has been arranged in association with the Sheffield United Community Foundation and the Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme.


The benefiting charities of the event are Cavendish Cancer Care, the Sheffield United Community Foundation and the Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme.


Ex United players include Mark Todd, Curtis Woodhouse, Dane Whitehouse, Wayne Quinn and David Holdsworth.*


Former Owls players taking part include Terry Curran, Lawrie Madden, David Hirst, Julian Watts, Matty Hamshaw, Lee Peacock, Mel Sterland and Simon Marples.*


Television personalities including Sky Sports presenter David Garrido and TV presenter Rob Lamarr will be part of the charity squad and will be joined by boxers Ryan Rhodes, Daniel Slaney and Ross 'The Boss' Burkinshaw.


During the event, visitors can enjoy kickboxing demonstrations, music from the Oughtibridge brass band, dance performances, an air cadet mini assault course, a penalty shootout, an inflatable football pitch and rides, in addition to a FIFA 15 computer game tournament.


The main activities start from 12pm and the match kicks off at 3pm with the whole event compered by Chris Fox of Fox Audio.


*Subject to change


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