Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder prepares for playing comeback in celebrity game at Bramall Lane

The match takes place at Bramall Lane
The match takes place at Bramall Lane
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Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder is to return to playing action by taking part in a celebrity game to raise money for charity at Bramall Lane.

The manager has agreed to play for the Blades Legends team in a special fixture against TV stars and other famous faces to raise money for the Once Upon a Smile charity, Hallam FM’s Cash for Kids and the club’s academy.

Lining up alongside Chris will be Chris Morgan, Paddy Kenny, Tony Agana, Carl Asaba, Rob Page, David Holdsworth, Rob Kozluk, Peter Beagrie, Michael Tonge, Leigh Bromby and Chris Armstrong.

Representing national charity Once Upon a Smile, will be Emmerdale actors Danny Miller and Antony Quinlan, Hollyoaks stars Nico Mirallegro, Ben Ryan Davies, Cam Moore, Ayden Callahan, Luke Jerdy, Duayne Boa and This is England’s Tommy Turgoose.

The celebrity line-up will also feature Dean Smith from BBC’s Last Tango in Halifax, The Voice presenter Cel Spellman, Jake Quickenden from The X Factor and I’m a Celebrity, Charlie Quirke from Birds of a Feather and Shane Richie Junior.

The game takes place today at 2pm. Tickets are £6 for adults and £3 for fans aged under 16. Contact the ticket office or pay on the day.