This is when Soccer Aid 2020 will take place - and the famous players involved

Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 11:14 am
Updated Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 11:23 am
Usain Bolt is set to feature for the World XI yet again (Getty Images)
Usain Bolt is set to feature for the World XI yet again (Getty Images)

Usain Bolt, Roberto Carlos and Olly Murs are among the stars who will partake in Soccer Aid 2020 later this year.

The annual fixture sees two XIs made up of celebrities and former footballers - one representing England and the other representing the Rest of the World - battle it out in front of a national audience in aid of charity Unicef .

Played since 2006, the exhibition match has raised over £38m for the charity which provides aid to children worldwide.

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Tickets for the event, which is also broadcast live on ITV and STV, have gone on sale - here's everything you need to know about the big match.

Where and when is it taking place?

This year will see the event return to Manchester United's Old Trafford after a brief stint at Stamford Bridge, the home of Chelsea Football Club.

The two sides will face off later this year on June 6 at 7.30pm. This will be the first time in the event's 14 year history that the match has taken place on a Saturday night.

How can I get tickets?

Tickets for the event are on sale and can be purchased at socceraid.org.uk/tickets.

Half of all tickets are priced at just £20. A family of four (two adults and two children) can attend for £60.

England squad

Olly Murs is returning to the England side after a year out (Getty Images)

The England squad will be managed by Sam Allardyce, who of course managed the English national team on one occasion, leading them to a 1-0 win over Slovakia.

Former players representing the Three Lions include Casey Stoney and Kelly Smith. They will play alongside a host of celebrities, including pop star Olly Murs who was famously on the receiving end of a nasty tackle by Jose Mourinho during a previous Soccer Aid fixture.

England players announced so far: Olly Murs, Danny Jones, Casey Stoney, Kelly Smith, Lee Mack, Tom Davis, Joel Dommett and Russell Howard

World XI squad

The Soccer Aid World XI, coached by Harry Redknapp and consisting of footballers and celebrities outwith England is already shaping up to be formidable.

Roberto Carlos, Jaap Stam and Patrice Evra will all represent the star-studded side, with Olympian Usain Bolt and Love Island alumnus Kem Cetinay among the non-footballers featuring.

World XI players announced so far: Usain Bolt, Kem Cetinay, Mo Gilligan, Patrice Evra, Jaap Stam and Roberto Carlos.