Fara Williams and Kelly Smith join Soccer Aid for UNICEF

Alex Scott - Soccer Aid touchline reporter
Alex Scott poses in a Soccer Aid for UNICEF t-shirt. (Photo: Daniel Hambury/SAP via Imago)

Soccer Aid for UNICEF will this year include Fara Williams and Kelly Smith, plus Alex Scott as touch-line reporter.

Liv Cooke, the British professional football freestyler and current five-time world record holder, will also take part.

The England v Soccer Aid World XI clash will take place at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium on Saturday 4 September, with live broadcast on ITV and STV.

Tickets for the game are on sale now via www.socceraid.org.uk/tickets with a family of four able to attend for £60 – two adults and two children

Soccer Aid for UNICEF has raised over £47m for UNICEF since its first match in 2006 with a record breaking £9.3m raised in 2020 alone. The money raised this year could help UNICEF deliver 2 billion Covid-19 vaccines around the world and help children get back to school, beat malnutrition and get the healthcare they need both today and long after the crisis is over.

Alex Scott said: “I’m so excited for this! I’ve wanted to be involved in Soccer Aid for UNICEF for many years, so I am delighted to be part of it now as pitch-side reporter. For years I’ve watched the games and it’s something that I know loads of people look forward to. It’ll be great to be back in a stadium with fans again – and all for such a great cause. With so many great names already signed-up – and many more to come – there’s no excuse not to get your tickets now!”

Sheffield United Women keeping keeper Fran Kitching

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