05:04PM, Friday 22 April 2016
The Stand Out For Autism match against the Arsenal charity team takes place on Sunday at Maidenhead United Football Club.
The day will feature the match as well as penalty shoot-out competitions, a bouncy castle, food stalls, an auction and live entertainment.
Confirmed players on the Arsenal team include Ralf Little, Jimmy Carter, Lee Harper and Ant Anstead.*
The winning team will take home the David Pearcy memorial trophy, sponsored by the Advertiser.
Organiser Holly Clarke said: “We’re hoping for a big turnout and hopefully we can raise lots for charity.”
Gates open at 11am and the match will kick-off at 1pm.
Dan Darlington, sports reporter for Maidenhead Advertiser and star player of the Stand Out for Autism team, said: “Training has been going really well, we’re confident we can beat the Gunners on Sunday. Hopefully we will also be able to raise loads of money.”
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve tickets for the event.
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