A game between the Television Soap Stars and Russell Slade’s East Coast Stars will be held on Sunday 26 May, at 3pm at the Neil Hudgell Solicitors Stadium.
The Soap Stars team will include a selection of the following personalities:
Danny Miller, who played Aaron Livesy in Emmerdale.
Tony Discipline, better known as Anthony Moon in Eastenders.
Daniel Jillings, who has appeared in Emmerdale, Coronation Street, Casualty and the Royal.
Waterloo Road actors Jack McMullan, Dean Smith, Naveed Choudry, Reece Douglas, Ben Ryan Davies and Ceallach Spellman.
Hollyoaks stars Anthony Quinlan and Calvin Demba.
Members of the X Factor boyband The Risk and Britain’s Got Talent band The Mend.
West End star Shane Ritchie Jnr, son of Shane Ritchie and Coleen Nolan.
Ex-professional footballers Owen Coyle, Neil Wainwright, Gaizka Mendiata, Marlon Beresford, Ray Francis and Craig Hignett.
They will be facing a team managed by Russell Slade, a former manager of Scarborough AFC, Notts County, Sheffield United, Grimsby Town, Yeovil Town, Brighton and Hove Albion and currently manager of Leyton Orient. His team will consist of players from Bridlington Town, Scarborough Athletic and guest players.
The game is in aid of the Once Upon A Smile Charity, which was set up by Danny Millar and Daniel Jillings to raise money for the families of critically ill children and provide respite services to give families a break from constant caring duties.
Tickets cost £5 for adults, £3 for children and seniors (60+), and £12 for a family ticket (two adults and two children) and are available from West Building Supplies Ltd depots in Bridlington at St John Street, North Beck Lane and Bessingby Way, PBS Construction (North East) Ltd, 361 Anlaby Road, Hull, and also from the Bridlington Town clubhouse.
There are also packages available for sponsorship of the event and also for children to be mascots for the day and details can be obtained from.bridtownafc.com
Bridlington Town are also looking for a team of young mascots for the match. The mascots will walk out of the tunnel on to the pitch with the players and can stay pitch side during the game to be ball boys.
They will be able to meet the soap stars for photographs and autographs, and also join in soccer games on Sunay 26 May.
All children are asked to raise around £40 in sponsorship money and will be provided with a specially printed T-shirt plus three complimentary tickets for the game.
To book, email your child’s name and age to firstname.lastname@example.org and download a sponsorship form from.bridtownafc.com
The evening before the match there will be a karaoke Sing With The Soap Stars in the clubhouse at Queensgate.
Tickets are £12 each, which will include a buffet supper, and the event start at 8pm. They will be available from the club over the weekend of May 18 and 19 or call 606879.