SOCCER Aid 2018 is set to be bigger and better than ever thanks to a star-studded team sheet. Robbie Williams has once again enlisted the help of some serious A-listers to play England vs World XI at the match at Old Trafford Manchester. But who has signed up to take part so far? Who's in the Soccer Aid 2018 line-up? Robbie Williams will head up the England Team and Olympian Usain Bolt will be captain of the World XI Team. They will compete against each other with teams made up of A-list stars and footballing legends. Robbie Williams Robbie Williams is a singer famed for being part of Take That. In 2006, Robbie – who is Unicef UK Ambassador – and his best mate Jonathan Wilkes came up with the idea of Soccer Aid. Robbie has captained the England team ever since. Usain Bolt Usain is one of the most famous athletes in the world - even though he announced his retirement from athletics last year. The 31-year-old sprinter won eight Olympic gold medals, is an eleven-time … [Read more...] about Who’s in the Soccer Aid 2018 line-up? Gordon Ramsay, Robbie Williams, Mark Wright, Usain Bolt and Olly Murs join the A-list celebrity team
Visitors cuddled up to baby lambs and Easter chicks during a day out on a farm in Kersey at the weekend. Bridges Farm staged an open day on Saturday, which raised nearly £600 in aid of Dig Deep, a charity in Kenya which provides villages with sanitation and clean water.“We enjoyed giving people the opportunity to see what we do,” said owner Sarah Partridge, who runs the working farm with her family.Visitors lent a helping hand feeding cows, and were able to watch baby lambs frolicking in the fields.The event gave youngsters the chance to learn about the various jobs involved in running a farm.The family have previously held a range of open days in aid of charity, and enjoy inviting the public to engage with the workings of the farm.Activities included a fishing game, which involved catching a wooden-shaped fish from a barrel of water on the end of a hook.There were also games of farmers’ frisby and welly throwing.The family breed animals and produce meat.Mrs … [Read more...] about PICTURES: Kersey farm hosts Easter open day to aid clean water charity
Speaking to RT, a trusted adviser to Muammar Gaddafi shed light on how the late Libyan leader allegedly funneled €20 million to support the election campaign of his “friend” Nicolas Sarkozy, who became French president in 2007. Moftah Missouri, a former interpreter and trusted aide to Gaddafi, exclusively told RT the Libyan strongman had once confessed to him that he had donated €20 million (US$24 million) to fund Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidential bid. Sarkozy reportedly first told Gaddafi of his ambitions of entering the Elysee Palace while on a visit to Libya in 2005, and the colonel welcomed the news, Missouri said. “At the end of his visit, he met the leader of the Libyan revolution [Gaddafi]… the meeting lasted about 45 minutes,” the former Gaddafi adviser added. When Sarkozy said he was intending to run for the presidency, the Libyan leader replied by saying that it was good news, noting “it would be good if a friend of Libya … [Read more...] about ‘Gaddafi told me he donated €20mn to Sarkozy campaign’ – ex-Libyan leader’s aide
MARK Wright might have traded up to a glamorous TV career in the US but the cheeky chappy proved he's still able to laugh at himself in his latest Soccer Aid for Unicef promo clip. The 31-year-old star suffered the misfortune of landing flat on his backside when attempting to show off his footie skills in a new video. "Soccer Aid World 11, be scared," the TV presenter ironically warns before completely stacking it on a slippery floor. Despite landing right on his bottom, the former Towie star quickly reassures the camera crew that all is well, repeating: "It's cool, it's cool." But his hilarious blunder doesn't deter him from game mode as he quickly gets back in the zone and shows off his freestyle tricks. Mark last appeared in Soccer Aid in 2016 and was awarded the coveted Man of the Match trophy. His impressive performance even saw the star offered a two-week trial at Manchester United by manager José Mourinho. He also had a “serious offer” from Everton boss Sam … [Read more...] about Hilarious moment Mark Wright completely stacks it on a slippery floor in Soccer Aid video
SOCCER Aid is returning for 2018, and it promises to be bigger and better. But who is in the line-up? And how do you get a ticket? Here's what we know... When is Soccer Aid? And how do I get a ticket? Soccer Aid is on June 10, 2018, and will be held at Old Trafford in Manchester. Tickets are on sale now and are priced between £10 and £50. They are available at www.manutd.com/socceraid or by calling 0161 444 2018 The match will be screened on ITV - however, a time is yet to be confirmed. Who is in the Soccer Aid line up? The full line-up is yet to be released but we do know who the team captain are. Robbie Williams will head up the England Team and Olympian Usain Bolt will be captain of the World XI Team. They will compete against each other with teams made up of A-list stars and footballing legends. Mo Farah, Gordon Ramsay and Brendan Cole are already confirmed. Now Olly Murs announced that he'll be joining the England team once more alongside Mark Wright. Also … [Read more...] about When is Soccer Aid 2018 on ITV, who’s in the line-up and how do I get tickets to Old Trafford charity football match?