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22 March 2017

Are you a female footballer who would like to play on Sheffield United's Bramall Lane pitch AND at the same time, raise money for Breast Cancer Care?


The Club has teamed up with Breast Cancer Care and the Blades' Steelphalt Academy to offer female footballers the opportunity to play a match on the superb Bramall Lane pitch on Saturday 20th May, kick off at 1pm.


32 places are up for grabs (16 in each of the two squads) and each player who registers to play will keeptheir full adidas kit that they play in on the day.


The cost to play is only £99 per player, with the proviso that each player raises an additional amount of at least £100 in sponsorship that will be split between the two causes, Breast Cancer Care and the Sheffield United Academy. Prizes will be awarded for the top three players who raise the most money for the charity. Sponsor forms and details of how to register with Justgiving.com will be provided once registered.


Players will enter the stadium via the Players Entrance, change in the home/away changing rooms, step out onto the pitch from the player's tunnel and be involved in a 90 minute game out on the Bramall Lane pitch.


Blades' Operation Director Dave McCarthy, said; "We are delighted to be able female footballers in the region opportunity to play a game on the Bramall Lane pitch, whilst at the same time raise funds for Breast Cancer Care, a local charity that is close to the hearts of many in the region."


Sarah Herrett from Breast Cancer Care said: "We are really excited about this event. We hope to be able to raise the profile of women's football and Breast Cancer Care at the iconic football ground of Bramall Lane."


To register to play in the game or to obtain more details, please email info@sufc.co.uk stating your name, age, kit size, preferred playing position and experience.


Places in the two squads will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and participants must be over the age of 18.