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Metro Bank Shirt Sponsor for Celebrity Street Soccer Match

9th December 2021

Sport, soap and reality stars take to the pitch to help vulnerable young kids

The community bank, Metro Bank, is the official shirt sponsor for a charity football match taking place at Maidstone United FC’s The Gallagher Stadium, on Friday 17th December.

Stars from television and sport are joining together to raise funds for the Street Soccer Foundation, a Kent based sport for change charity, with the match being organised by Sellebrity Soccer.

The Street Soccer Foundation was formed in 2015 and by using the power of football, the charity has helped communities and bettered/improved the lives of homeless and vulnerable youth. Founder and CEO of the Street Soccer Foundation, Keith Mabbutt, said: “The aim of our foundation is to use football as a catalyst to help improve lives by educating, motivating, and supporting homeless and vulnerable young people. Money raised from this event will be vital in our continued endeavours throughout the country.”

“As a community bank, we love to support local charities that will make a difference in the lives of Maidstone residents,” explains Kerri Miller, local director at Maidstone’s Metro Bank. “We are proud to be sponsors of this great event and will be encouraging our colleagues and customers to come along and cheer the celebrities on.”

Doors open at 6pm and kick off is at 7.30pm.  On the pitch will be former professional footballer Jamie O’Hara, Calum Best, son of footballing legend George Best, and Joe Sealey, whose dad, Les Sealey, was a goalkeeper for Manchester United. They will be joined by Tubes from Soccer AM, former X Factor winner James Arthur, ex-TOWIE stars James Argent and Dan Osbourne, Love Island stars Luke Trotman and Jake Cornish, as well as EastEnders stars Matt Lapinskas and Aaron Sidwell.

Online tickets cost just £8.50 for adults, £3.50 for under-16s, and £40 for VIPs. At the gate, tickets will cost £10 for adults and £5 for under-16s. Under-10s will go free.

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