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1 August 2019

A HOST of renowned celebrities will be heading to the Pirelli Stadium to play in a star-studded charity football match in aid of Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT).

Soap and reality stars, TV favourites and pop artists are among the celebrities who will play for the second time at the home of Burton Albion on Sunday, September 22 2019, kick off 3pm.

The proceeds of the game will go to help support targeted mental health programmes delivered by Burton Albion’s charity arm.

The celebrities that are currently confirmed to take part in the game are:

James Argent (TOWIE); Alex Beattie (Love Island); Jeremy Lynch (F2Freestylers); Sam Gowland (TV Personality); Joshua Ritchie (TV Personality); Dan Osborne (TOWIE); Liam Gatsby (TOWIE); Danny Boy Hatchard (Soap Star); Lee Latchford-Evans; Joe Plant (Emmerdale); Jay Hutton (Tattoo Fixers); Milad (The Singing Dentist); Warren Phillips (Survival of the Fittest) and Gavin Ramjuan (Sky Sports News).

Many more high-profile names will be released in due course, who will be accompanied by a select number of former Burton Albion legends playing in the game.

It promises to be a great afternoon out for all the family, with a chance to see some of your favourite celebrities enjoying themselves whilst also supporting the work of Burton Albion Community Trust.

BACT's Head of Community Matt Hancock said: “It promises to be another fantastic event following the success of the last celebrity game that we hosted.

"It’s great to have these high-profile names coming to Burton Albion and it will be a big boost to BACT and all the work we do in the community.”

Kevin Cooper, from Sellebrity Soccer, said: “We can’t wait to finally announce all the names that are going to be involved, in what is set to be another exciting Celebrity Football Match at Burton Albion FC.

"You can be sure of lots of goals and fun, and at the same time the most important thing is raising money for Burton Albion Community Trust and the mental health programmes they provide.

"We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, September 22nd.”

Admission prices will be:

£10 adults
£5 concessions

£15 adults
£8 concessions

Tickets are now on sale here! Call 01283 565938, visit the club shop during normal opening hours or go to  now to purchase your tickets.

Hospitality packages are also available from £45 per person including VAT. You can download your booking form for executive boxes by clicking here or for the Albion Suite by clicking here. Alternatively, contact Kate Griffiths on 01283 565938 or via email at for further enquiries.

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