Soccer Aid 2020 start time: What time does Soccer Aid kick-off?

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Soccer Aid 2020 start time: What time does Soccer Aid kick-off?

Soccer Aid sees famous celebrities and football legends take part in a charity match. The action returns to Old Trafford after being staged at Stam

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Soccer Aid sees famous celebrities and football legends take part in a charity match. The action returns to Old Trafford after being staged at Stamford Bridge last year, with the funds raised going to Unicef.

Due to coronavirus restrictions, England vs World XI will take place behind closed doors.

“I am buzzing that Soccer Aid for Unicef is back,” said singer Olly Murs.

“It couldn’t be more important to get the game on this year and to make it a massive success.

“We are playing for ‘Generation Covid’ and the children around the world who will be affected by this awful virus.

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“I know that you can’t come and see us in the stadium, but you can still donate and, this year, your donation is three times more valuable.

“The UK Government and Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance are matching every pound raised, up to £3 million until 6th October – so, a £1 donation becomes £3, which is just incredible.

“We have the chance to make this year’s match one of our most successful ever. I can’t wait to get going!”

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What time does Soccer Aid 2020 start?

England vs World XI kicks off at 6.30pm BST this evening.

Live coverage of Soccer Aid will be shown by ITV and STV.

Ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra, who will be playing for the World XI, said: “I can’t wait to get back to Old Trafford, my home-from-home!

“It will be a strange experience to play at that amazing stadium without the fans, but I am really proud to be involved and that we’re able to still put on a show for the millions of people who will be watching at home.

“We know that you’ll be with us all in spirit.

“It’s really important we can play this match because not only does it give people something to look forward to, but it’s a chance for us all to help Unicef stop the spread of coronavirus and limit the impact on children’s lives.”

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