Famous Faces go Head to Head on the Pitch to Raise Money for Africa!
LONDON, November 29, 2012
LONDON, November 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The inaugural William Hill Foundation Cup match takes place on the 9 ^th
December as stars from soap, sport and showbiz battle it out for supremacy
all in the aid of charity. It will be a hard fought contest at Northampton's
Sixfields that looks absolutely certain to consign the Manchester Derby to the
William Hill's Charity ambassador, Robbie Savage will go head to head with
his former Leicester teammate andSellebrityfounder, Darren Eadie and given
the nature of professional sportsmen, both will desperate to get one over on
each other. 'Sav', the self styled "football's Mr Marmite" is 5/1 to net the
opener in the match with Eadie looking great value at 10/1, the same price as
the only female player, England Ladies' star Kelly Smith.
The match is sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats as TOWIE totty
including Mario Falcone and Little Chris play on opposing teams in the
battle of the Essex egos. And get ready for a cockney knees up as TV
heartthrob Matt Lapinskas, who plays Anthony Moon in Eastenders, joins seven
of his cast mates including the legend that is Ian Beale (Adam Woodyat) on
team ' William Hill Foundation ' . Hill's has Beale 33/1 to score the
opener, while any of the seven are 5/2 to score two or more.
Captained by Robbie, team 'William Hill Foundation' the East Endand Essex crew
face charity auctioneers ' SellebrityFC ' captained by former Blue boy band
member Anthony Costa. His squad includes Mario Falcone, England
CricketCaptain Michael Vaughan, Radio & TV Presenter Vernon Kay, Harry Judd
from McFly & former middleweight Boxing Champion Joe Calzaghe.
Robbie commented: "We're hoping to raise £50,000 for Project Africa through
the William Hill Foundation Cup, and having recently visited the Island School
in Kenya to help with a new classroom build, I can't express how much
theyneed our help. Fans attending the match will be in for a real treat; I
just hope there's no foul play between players!"
Tickets are on sale now at sellebrity.org.uk/sellebrity-soccer priced £10
adult and £5 in advance, £12 adult and £7 child on the day.Kick off is 3pm on
Sunday 9 ^th December at Northampton Town Football Club. Special bets around
the match are available at williamhill.com .
6/4 Robbie Savage to score 5/2 Any Eastenders players to score two
or more 4/1 Any celebrity player to be booked for diving 10/1
Any SoccerAM player to hit the crossbar 16/1 Any player to score
with an overhead kick 25/1 Robbie Savage to score a hat-trick
50/1 Robbie Savage to be sent off
To score the first goal in the William Hill Foundation Cup: 5-1 Robbie
Savage, 7-1 Anthony Costa, 8-1 Mario Falcone, 10-1 Kelly Smith, Darren Eadie,
12-1 John Hartson, Vernon Kay, Kevin Cooper, 14-1 Little Chris, Tom Kilbey,
Joe Calzaghe, Jeff Brazier, Harry Judd, 20-1 Anthony Ogogo, Frankie Fryer,
Gethin Jones, Lee Ryan, 25-1 Aidy Boothroyd, Mark Chapman, Any Weasley, Shayne
Ward, Dean Gaffney, David Witts, Michael Vaughan, Tubes, Max Rushden, 33-1
Jamie Borthwick, Tony Discipline, Matt Lapinskas, Adam Woodyatt, Chucky Venn,
Ricky Whittle, Mark Foster, Nicky Byrne, 100-1 Neville Southall
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WILLIAM HILL'S PROJECT AFRICA PLEASE VISIT
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services. William Hill PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and
generates revenues of over £1.1bn a year.
SELLEBRITY ™ Soccer
Sellebrity Soccer is a division of SELLEBRITY™, who host celebrity studded
events, and also sell celebrity belongings in online auctions, to raise funds
for UK charities
SELLEBRITY ™ was founded by former professional footballer Darren Eadie,
who is also a proud Ambassador for The Prince's Trust. Since launching in
2011 they have raised almost 30k for UK charities.
Contact: For further information on William Hill or the Foundation Cup
contact: Hatti Pickering, +44(0)20-7908-6429, email@example.com;
Rebecca Hargreaves, +44(0)20-7908-6442, firstname.lastname@example.org; For
further information on SELLEBRITY ™ please contact: Korinna Howie,
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