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Star-studded line-up for celebrity match at Robins

28 December 2017

A host of celebrities are set to descend on the LCI Rail Stadium in March for a special football match – as they aim to raise vital funds for the Midlands Air Ambulance and British Heart Foundation.

The match – organised by Sellebrity Soccer – promises to be a fun-filled occasion for all the family as two teams made up of celebrities take to the pitch at the home of the Robins on Sunday, March 25 (kick-off 3pm).

Soaps stars including Shayne Ward, Max Branning, Dean Gaffney and Jamie Borthwick will feature alongside Soccer AM personalities Tubes and Franky Fryer. 

Reality TV stars Calum Best, Jamie O’Hara and Chris Hughes plus pop stars Sam Bailey, Simon Webbe and Lee Latchford Evans are also set to be in action.

All proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Midlands Air Ambulance and the British Heart Foundation

The match is being held in conjunction with the Lewis family. Karen and Richard’s son Ben was injured in an accident on the M5 in Gloucestershire. They have been working with the club to organise the game to raise funds for the Midlands Air Ambulance.

Money raised will also go to the British Heart Foundation – one of Cheltenham Town’s official charities for this season. 

Celebrities scheduled to play on the day so-far include*: 

  • Stephen Graham (Gangs of New York/Pirates of the Caribbean)
  • Shayne Ward (Coronation Street) 
  • Calum Best (TV)
  • Chris Hughes (Love Island)
  • Jake Wood (Max Branning)
  • Lee Latchford Evans (Steps) 
  • Dan Osborne (Towie)
  • Liam Gatsby (Towie) 
  • Dean Gaffney (Soap star)
  • Jamie Borthwick (Soap star)
  • Danny Boy Hatchard (Soap star) 
  • Sam Bailey (X Factor)
  • Franky Fryer (Soccer AM)
  • Tubes (Soccer AM)
  • Simon Webbe (Blue)
  • Jimmy Constable (911) 
  • Jamie O Hara (Celebrity Big brother)
  • MC Harvey (TV/So Solid) 
  • Matt Lapinskas (Actor - Anthony Moon/Dancing On Ice) 
  • Lee Ryan (Blue/soap star)
  • Jay James (X Factor)
  • Max Morley (Love Island)
  • Dean Edwards (Lorraine Celebrity Chef)
  • Thomas Sellars (Celebrity Chef)
  • Jamie Reed (Towie)
  • Terry Alderton (Comedian/Actor)
  • Gavin Ramjaun (Sky News)
  • James Hill (Celebrity Big Brother winner)
  • Alex Beattie (Love Island)
  • Theo Campbell (Love Island)
  • Jeff Brazier (This Morning)

*Celebrities' appearance are subject to work commitments.

Kevin Cooper from Sellebrity Soccer said: "Sellebrity Soccer are pleased to announce our first celebrity football match of 2018 is at Cheltenham Town FC supporting two amazing charities, the Midlands Air Ambulance and British Heart Foundation.

“We have worked closely with the Lewis family to arrange the fixture and it is a huge honour for Sellebrity Soccer to bring this celebrity match to the LCI Rail Stadium for these two amazing causes.”

Tickets for the Sellebrity Soccer match at the LCI Rail Stadium on Sunday, 25 March 2018 cost £10 per adult and £5 per child (Under-18s) and can be purchased by calling the Ticket Office on 01242 573558.

VIP packages are also available for £40, and includes a meet and greet opportunity with the celebrities. Call 01242 573558 for more details and to book.

They will also be online by clicking HERE, with a £2 booking fee per order.


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