Get involved with AP McCoy’s XI v Cheltenham Town Legends XI kicking off this Wednesday at 7pm, tickets just £10 for adults with the match in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund
ARSENAL nut Tony McCoy put the boot into his rivals on the racetrack – now we’re going to find out how good he is on a football pitch.
The 20-times champion jump jockey will lead a racing XI against a team of Cheltenham Town FC legends to raise money for the Injured Jockeys Fund.
Jockeys David Bass, Alain Cawley, Wayne Hutchison and Trevor Whelan will be joined by Franny Jeffers, Darren Byfield and Lee Hendrie in McCoy’s team – managed by former Spurs boss and avid racing fan Harry Redknapp.
Mike Duff and Grant McCann, both former Northern Ireland players, will turn out for the Robins. The match takes place at Cheltenham’s Whaddon Road ground on Wednesday at 7.30pm.
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Entry to the match – which takes place after racing at Cheltenham in the afternoon – is £10.
Organiser Chris Coley said: “Alain Cawley and I came up with the idea one morning on the gallops. It should be a great night.”
There will also be a half-time Paddy Power Potshot penalty shootout featuring the likes of Swindon Town-mad John Francome, Paul Nicholls, Peter Scudamore and Jonjo O’Neill. Wayne Shaw, the roly poly goalie Who shot to fame when tucking into a pie, will between the posts.
There is also the chance to bid for various items in an on-line charity auction. go to www.32auctions.com/ijffootball for more information.