Manchester Welcomes Soccer Aid 2012

27 May 2012, 10:10 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Thousands of people are coming to Manchester today to watch England take on The Rest of the World in Soccer Aid.

Robbie Williams will captain the England squad when they take on The Rest of the World in the football charity challenge at Manchester United’s Old Trafford today.


The celebrities 

Robbie Williams (C)
Olly Murs
Jamie Theakston
Marvin Humes (JLS)
Aston Merrygold (JLS)
Ben Shephard
Jonathan Wilkes
John Bishop
Jason Isaacs
Paddy McGuinness
Mark Owen

The legends

Martin Keown
Teddy Sheringham
Des Walker
Kevin Phillips
David Seaman
Graeme Le Saux

Manager: Sam Allardyce
Assistant Manager: Peter Reid
Coach: Bradley Walsh

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ROTW team

The Celebrities

Michael Sheen (C)
Will Ferrell
Gerard Butler
Mike Myers
Gordon Ramsay
Patrick Kielty
James McAvoy
Sergio Pizzorno (Kasabian)
Woody Harrelson
Edward Norton
Joe Calzaghe

The legends

Edwin van der Sar
Jaap Stam
Freddie Ljungberg
Roy Keane
Hernan Crespo
Clarence Seedorf

Manager: Kenny Dalglish
Assistant Manager: Ian Rush.


The match raises money for children’s charity UNICEF

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Michael Sheen and Robbie Williams- Team Captains.