Ex-Saints lined up for Hillsborough charity match

Ex-Saints lined up for Hillsborough charity match

Mark Wright

Jamie Redknapp

First published in Football

Two ex-Saints players are set to take part in the Celebration of the 96 charity match, in aid of the Hillsborough Family Support Group and Liverpool FC Foundation.

Mark Wright and Jamie Redknapp are among those who will feature for the UK & Ireland team against a Rest of the World side, at Anfield, on April 21.

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, with the Easter Monday game honouring the 96 Liverpool fans who perished in the tragedy.

UK & Ireland Team: Kenny Dalglish (manager), Roy Evans (assistant manager), Alan Kennedy, David Burrows, Danny Murphy, David James, David Thompson, Gary McAllister, Ian Rush, Jamie Redknapp, Jason McAteer, John Aldridge, John Barnes, John Wark, Mark Wright, Michael Owen, Michael Thomas, Peter Beardsley, Ray Houghton, Rob Jones, Robbie Fowler, Ronnie Whelan, Steve McManaman.

Rest of the World Team: Gerard Houllier (manager), Phil Thompson (assistant manager), Bjorn Tore Kvarme, Didi Hamann, Jari Litmanen, Jan Molby, Luis Garcia, Marcus Babbel, Salif Diao, Sami Hyypia, Stephane Henchoz, Stig Inge Bjornebye, Veggard Heggem, Vladimir Smicer.

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11:54am Tue 8 Apr 14

reeferman says...

Better have a fleet of ambulances & defribulators at the ready, but good luck guys for a very worthy cause.
Better have a fleet of ambulances & defribulators at the ready, but good luck guys for a very worthy cause. reeferman
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10:09pm Tue 8 Apr 14

disgruntled...again says...

Sorry, this is news because??? Think the fact is they are ex-Liverpool players.

And 'from the sidelines' hang your head in shame. Or just hang....
Sorry, this is news because??? Think the fact is they are ex-Liverpool players. And 'from the sidelines' hang your head in shame. Or just hang.... disgruntled...again
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9:22am Wed 9 Apr 14

justaSaintsfan says...

RESPECT for the 96 and to all their families, friends and fellow supporters.

RESPECT also to all those people involved with this match, the players, managers, stewards and everyone else involved in putting the match on at Hillsborough on Easter Monday.

There could not be a more worthy reason for playing a charity match.

RESPECT to all.
RESPECT for the 96 and to all their families, friends and fellow supporters. RESPECT also to all those people involved with this match, the players, managers, stewards and everyone else involved in putting the match on at Hillsborough on Easter Monday. There could not be a more worthy reason for playing a charity match. RESPECT to all. justaSaintsfan
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10:07am Thu 10 Apr 14

From the sidelines says...

disgruntled...again wrote:
Sorry, this is news because??? Think the fact is they are ex-Liverpool players.

And 'from the sidelines' hang your head in shame. Or just hang....
Oh dear. It appears my comment has upset someone enough for it to be removed.

I'm crushed.

However, to quote Stephen Fry:

"It's now very common to hear people say, 'I'm rather offended by that.' as if that gives them certain rights. It's actually nothing more than a whine. 'I find that offensive.' It has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. 'I am offended by that.' Well, so fXXXing what."
[quote][p][bold]disgruntled...again[/bold] wrote: Sorry, this is news because??? Think the fact is they are ex-Liverpool players. And 'from the sidelines' hang your head in shame. Or just hang....[/p][/quote]Oh dear. It appears my comment has upset someone enough for it to be removed. I'm crushed. However, to quote Stephen Fry: "It's now very common to hear people say, 'I'm rather offended by that.' as if that gives them certain rights. It's actually nothing more than a whine. 'I find that offensive.' It has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. 'I am offended by that.' Well, so fXXXing what." From the sidelines
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