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Soccer Aid LIVE: Latest score, goals and updates from charity fixture tonight


Singer Olly Murs looks to challenge Michael Essien
Singer Olly Murs looks to challenge Michael Essien(Manchester United via Getty Images)

Celebrities and former players line up in the annual Soccer Aid charity match this evening as an England side take on a Rest of the World outfit.

The game, which is taking place to raise funds for Unicef, sees former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney managing the England team alongside Sam Allardyce. Meanwhile, the Rest of the World will be coached by Harry Redknapp.

Among the former players to feature are Andy Cole, Ashley Cole, Joe Cole, David James, Patrice Evra, Wes Brown, Darren Fletcher, Robbie Keane and Claude Makelele. Celebrities include comedians Lee Mack and Jason Manford, Joe Wick, Love Island winner Kem Cetinay, and radio DJs Roman Kemp and Marvin Humes. Follow all the live updates below and please allow a moment for the blog to load.

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Serge Pizzorno rolls the ball into the bottom corner. 2-2. Lee Mack is up next…

Michael Jones6 September 2020 21:55

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Mark Wright puts England in front! 1-2

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Locksmith misses! He hits the crossbar, still 1-1.

Michael Jones6 September 2020 21:54

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Olly Murs up for England, he slots it past Oduba. 1-1.

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Alfie Allen and Ore Oduba will be the goalkeepers for the shootout. Allen takes his position between the sticks. World XI up first.

Michael Jones6 September 2020 21:53

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A reminder, only celebrities will take the penalties. In the history of Soccer Aid matches, we’ve had penalties three times. World XI have won twice and England once. This time last year, the World XI were victorious but who will triumph this time? 

Michael Jones6 September 2020 21:51

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No, we’re going to penalties!

Michael Jones6 September 2020 21:49

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90 mins: Corner to World XI, is this the last chance?

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89 mins: Robbie Keane collects a great ball over the top from Jason Manford and squares it into the box. Jeremy Lynch makes a good run but isn’t able to meet the pass. 

Michael Jones6 September 2020 21:48



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