Football Legends Beat Celebrities 6-5 for Charity at Moss Lane, Altrincham

Messenger Newspapers: Former Manchester United player and Moore Foundation patron Lee Martin in action Former Manchester United player and Moore Foundation patron Lee Martin in action

CHARITABLE trust, the Moore Foundation, returned to Altrincham Football Club for the second year running to host a family fun filled celebrity packed football match, raising vital funds for its beneficiaries.

The event on May 11 brought together a ‘football legends’ team which included former Manchester United stars Clayton Blackmore, Lee Martin, Arthur Albiston, Sammy McIlroy and Frank Stapleton, as well as former Manchester City goalkeeper, Eric Nixon.

The celebrities included faces such as former Apprentice candidate Neil Clough, BBC Radio Manchester’s Mike Sweeney, former Coronation Street actors Nick Cochrane and Scott Wright, celebrity chef Aiden Byrne, Disney XD’s Goalmouth presenter Frankie Vu, E4’s Younger actor Leon Tennant and former Eastenders actor Max Williams.

The game came to a close with the legends team victorious, claiming a 6-5 triumph over the celebrities.

The Moore Foundation is a charitable trust based in Cheshire and provides financial and practical relief to children’s charities and worthy causes.

Nigel Garner, chairman of the Moore Foundation, said: “On behalf of everyone from the charity and the beneficiaries of the fundraising efforts, I’d like to thank everyone who contributed towards the day and made it the success we hoped for. ”

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