Internet star the Wealdstone Raider will make his football debut against a host of former Premier League legends later this month.

The Raider – real name Gordon Hill – will pull on the kit of his beloved Wealdstone FC raiderwhen the club takes on the likes of former Arsenal heroes Lauren and Nigel Winterburn, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Darren Anderton, Ipswich Town and Charlton Athletic captain Matt Holland and former Bolton Wanderers skipper Kevin Davies.




The Premier League legends side will be managed by Alan Curbishley, who’ll need to mastermind a way to stop the Raider wriggling through his title-winning defence.

Kevin Davies, who made 820 career appearances and earned one England cap, has been giving the ‘You Want Some?’ hero lessons in how to play like a menace up top and one of their training sessions can be seen in the video below.

Wealdstone FC boss Gordon Bartlett also backed up the Raider’s potential. He said: “The Raider can play anywhere he wants against the team of legends. He’s that good.”

Other former Premier League stars playing in the game include Muzzy Izzet, Trevor Sinclair, Dion Dublin, Chris Powell and Danny Gabbidon.

The match organised by online bookmaker Marathonbet takes places at Wealdstone FC’s Grosvenor Value stadium on July 31st.

 

Tickets for the game can be purchased here 

Marathonbet will be making a donation from the game to prostate cancer charity Men United

Source: www.footballconference.co.uk

Image: www.actionimages.com


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