This Country charity match raises over £7,000

This Country Charity Match

In the This Country charity match on Sunday 21st July, the This Country team took on the Cirencester Veterans at The Corininum Stadium in Cirencester. The matched ended 4-4 after full time, with the This Country team winning in penalties thanks to a save by Martin Mucklowe himself. Other players included Charlie Cooper, Jimmy Walker, Simon Mayhew-Archer and Tom George. Daisy May Cooper joined WTAF A This Country Podcast’s Pavo and Neil in the commentary box.

On the sidelines, Paul Chahidi and Trevor Cooper managed the This Country side with Chelsea’s Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris managing the veterans. Local celebrity Lawrence Llewelyn was also at the game, helping out with the raffle and even doing a bit of commentating.

Before kick off, there was also a minutes applause in honour of Michael Sleggs. The game saw the highest attendance on record for the Corinium Stadium.

Thanks to the This Country charity match, the money raised will be split between the following charities.

National Children’s Football Alliance
Big Yellow Bus Project
The Livingstone Initiative