When is Soccer Aid 2022? Kick-off time, date, TV channel, live stream FREE and team news for UNICEF charity game | The Sun

LONDON is in for a treat as the world's biggest celebrity football match takes place this weekend.

Soccer Aid is returning to the capital to once again raise money for a fantastic cause.

Thought of in 2006 by iconic song-writer Robbie Williams, a combination of ex-professional footballers and celebrities make up an England side and likewise for a Rest of the World XI team.

They then go head-to-head in an annual charity match which provides entertainment with a pinch of competitiveness whilst raising money for disadvantaged children and adolescents.

The line-ups for this edition's Soccer Aid have already been revealed with some familiar faces such as Arsene Wenger, Liam Payne and the world's fastest man Usain Bolt in the mix.

But when is the UNICEF charity event, where can it be watched and what is the team news?

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What time does Soccer Aid 2022 kick off?

The eleventh Soccer Aid edition is between England and World XI is set to take place TOMORROW NIGHT, June 12.

The big match kicks off at 7.30pm UK time and coverage will commence from 6:30pm.

It is scheduled to take place at the home of West Ham United – London Stadium in East London which can hold up to 80,000 spectators.

British television star Maya Jama and MBE Alex Scott will be pitch-side whilst broadcasting icon, Dermot O'Leary is taking on the hosting duties.

Soccer Aid founder Robbie Williams is expected to perform during half-time.

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What TV channel is Soccer Aid on and can I live stream it?

  • The celebrity all-star match will be broadcasted live on ITV and STV.
  • Subscription members will also have the choice to stream the event for FREE via the ITV hub.

Can I buy tickets for Soccer Aid 2022?

Tickets for the highly anticipated event have been available to purchase since Tuesday, March 22.

Prices start from £10 for children and £20 for adults but the premium seating will cost upwards of £75.

Wheelchair and Ambulant Disabled tickets are also available in various areas of the stadium.

Head to the Soccer Aid website for further details and availability of all tickets.

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Team news

Find out more about the Soccer Aid 2022 line-ups here.

England: Harry Redknapp (Manager) David Seaman (Manager), Emma Hayes (Manager) Vicky McClure (Manager) Liam Payne (Captain), Tom Grennan, Chunkz, Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Fara Williams, Joe Cole, Alex Brooker, Damian Lewis, Sir Mo Farah, Mark Wright, David Harewood, Teddy Sheringham, David James, Aitch, Mark Noble, Russell Howard, Eni Aluko, Anita Asante, Stewart Downing.

World XI: Arsene Wenger (Manager), Robbie Keane (Manager), Idris Elba (Manager), Usain Bolt (Captain) Martin Compston, Mo Gilligan, Chelcee Grimes, Patrice Evra, Steven Bartlett, Carli Lloyd, Noah Beck, Lee Mack, Munya Chawawa, Kem Cetinay, Cafu, Andriy Shevchenko, Petr Cech, Roberto Carlos, Mark Strong, Tom Stoltman, Andrea Pirlo, Heather O'Reilly, Dimitar Berbatov.

What has been said?

England were humiliated in the 2021 edition of Soccer Aid when World XI put three past them without reply.

But former Spurs manager Harry Redknapp is determined to put things right this year round.

Redknapp said: ""Anyone who knows me will tell you that I would never turn my country down, so when they asked me to be England manager, I had to say yes.

"I'm proud to manage England – I know we can finally win."

Someone who Redknapp knows very well during his Spurs tenure is iconic ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

And the Frenchman will be making his Soccer Aid debut in the dugout for World XI.

Wenger said: "I am really looking forward to this special football match in June.

"It's great and special to play a football match together with former opponents for a good purpose.

"Football unites and football gives hope."

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