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Soccer Aid 2020: What time, live stream, TV channel, team line-ups for TONIGHT’S UNICEF charity game at Old Trafford

SOCCER AID is back on our screens as the yearly charity match kicks off TONIGHT.

And the game will see Wayne Rooney make his return to Old Trafford, with the Derby midfielder named as the England XI manager.

Rest of World were victorious 12 months ago in Soccer Aid

When is Soccer Aid 2020?

  • Soccer Aid will take place tonight – Sunday, September 6, starting on ITV at 6.30pm.
  • The match had originally been pencilled in for Saturday, June 6.
  • It remains at Old Trafford, having spent just two years away from the Theatre of Dreams since it started in 2006.
  • There will be no fans in attendance because of the global coronavirus pandemic.

What TV channel is Soccer Aid 2020 on?

  • Soccer Aid will be live on ITV from 6.30pm, and kick off soon soon after.
  • The game will also be able to be live streamed on the ITV Hub.
  • Soccer Aid for Unicef has raised over £38million since its inception in 2006.

Who is playing?

England XI

Olly Murs (captain)

James Bay

Liv Cooke

Tom Davis

Joel Dommett

Marvin Humes

Danny Jones

Lee Mack

Joe Wicks

Mark Wright

Wes Brown

Katie Chapman

Andy Cole

Ashley Cole

Joe Cole

David James

Kelly Smith

Wayne Rooney/Sam Allardyce (co-managers)

Rest of the World XI

Kem Cetinay

Santan Dave

Chelcee Grimes

Roman Kemp

Dermot Kennedy

DJ Locksmith

Jeremy Lynch

Jason Manford

Ore Oduba

Iain Stirling

Billy Wingrove

Patrice Evra

Julie Fleeting

Darren Fletcher

Robbie Keane

Claude Makelele

Lianne Sanderson

Harry Redknapp (manager)

Who won last year’s Soccer Aid?

Soccer Aid in 2019 went right down to the wire as penalties were needed to settle the affair.

F2 Freestylers’ Jeremy Lynch scored twice to ease England into a 2-0 lead, before Usain Bolt pulled one back for Rest of the World just before half-time.

England looked to have been keeping their opponents at bay to see out a win, but 2017 Love Island winner Kem Cetinay levelled with seven minutes to go to send the match past normal time.

And it was ROW that came out on top with Cetinay firing home the winning penalty, much to the delight of coaching duo Harry Redknapp and Piers Morgan.

What have they said?

Dermot O’Leary, presenter: “It will be a little different this year with no crowds in the stadium but fans can still tune in on ITV and hopefully we’ll raise even more money to improve children’s lives around the world.”

James Bay said: “I can’t wait to wear the Three Lions on my chest. Your support for Soccer Aid matters now more than ever as coronavirus affects children’s lives. It’s closing schools, stopping children getting vital vaccines, increasing the risk of domestic violence and making life in disaster zones tougher than ever.

“This year every £1 you donate is trebled to £3, thanks to the government and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. So let’s have some fun and raise lots of money.”

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