Manchester United / 25 Oct 2015

Michael Owen Confirmed For UNICEF Charity Match At Old Trafford

Michael Owen in action for Manchester United

It has been confirmed this week that Michael Owen will be taking part in the ‘Match For Children’ Charity match at Old Trafford on the 14th November.

Owen will be part of the GB and Ireland team which will be captained by former United star, David Beckham and managed by former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.

Manchester United have a long history in supporting the charity and this year they have decided to stage a ‘legends’ match to raise money for the children’s charity.

Alongside Owen and Beckham, a host of other former and current legends have been added to the team list, full list of confirmed legends are:

GB and Ireland Manager : Sir Alex Ferguson

Captain: David Beckham

David Seaman
David James
Sol Campbell
John Terry
Phil Neville
Rio Ferdinand
Jamie Carragher
Ashley Cole
Nicky Butt
Paul Scholes
Ryan Giggs
Michael Owen
Andy Cole

Rest of the World Manager : Carlo Ancelotti

Captain : Zinedine Zidane

Edwin van der Saar
Fabio Cannavaro
Alessandro Nesta
Luis Figo
Patrick Vieira
Michael Ballack
Massimo Ambrosini
Robert Pires
Dwight Yorke
Patrick Kluivert
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Landon Donovan

Tickets for this hugely anticipated match have now sold out – but it is expected to be televised live on MUTV.