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11 September 2013, 06:34
Steve Harper's 20 years of service to Newcastle United will be remembered when an NUFC XI take on AC Milan Glorie at St James Park.
Some of the biggest names to have worn Newcastle United's famous black and white stripes in recent history will return to the St. James' Park pitch later to honour goalkeeper Steve Harper's 20-year spell at the Club.
The Steve Harper 20 Years Charity Match, which kicks off at 7pm on Wednesday 11th September, will bring together a squad of former Magpies stars against Milan Glorie - a legends team from European football heavyweights AC Milan.
Harper has called former teammates including strikers Alan Shearer, Andy Cole, Les Ferdinand and Faustino Asprilla into his United ranks, as well as Magpies first team coach Steve Stone, football development manager Peter Beardsley and current Birmingham City boss Lee Clark.
Newcastle United Squad
Steve Harper , Pavel Srnicek, Shay Given, John Beresford, Olivier Bernard, Nikos Dabizas, Brian Kilcline, Darren Peacock, Alessandro Pistone, Steve Watson, Joey Barton, Lee Bowyer, Nicky Butt, Lee Clark, Kieron Dyer, Ruel Fox, Keith Gillespie, David Ginola, Liam O'Brien, Scott Sellars, Nolberto Solano, Steve Stone , Alan Thompson, Rob Lee, Faustino Asprilla, Peter Beardsley , Andrew Cole, Les Ferdinand, Paul Kitson, Alan Shearer
AC Milan Glorie Squad
Sebastiano Rossi, Massimo Taibi, Franco Baresi, Roberto Favalli, Paolo Maldini, Roberto Mussi, Massimo Oddo, Guiseppe Pancaro, Pietro Vierchowod, Ibrahim Ba, Zvonimir Boban, Alessandro Costacurta, Angelo Carbone, Federico Giunti, Christian Lantignotti, Gianluigi Lentini, Mark van Bommel, Daniele Massaro, Christian Vieri