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Calum Best to host `My Tribute' charity football match in Belfast

Calum Best is to host the `My Tribute' match at Windsor Park in Belfast in aid of the National Association For Children of Alcoholics (NACOA). Photo: FifthElementEscapes/PA
Marie Louise McConville

DANNY Dyer and Calum Best are among celebrities who will take part in a football match at Windsor Park in Belfast next month in aid of a charity which supports children growing up in families struggling with alcohol issues.

The 'My Tribute' match will be hosted by Best, son of Northern Ireland footballer George Best, who battled alcohol addiction throughout his life.

Mr Best has organised the event in aid of the National Association For Children of Alcoholics.

Among those taking part in the match, which will take place at Windsor Park on Sunday, April 14 at 3pm, are EastEnders stars Danny Dyer and Jake Wood and former star Dean Gaffney.

Also taking part are ex-England and Chelsea captain, John Terry and ex-Hull City, Wigan and now Soccer AM presenter, Jimmy Bullard.

Other celebrities include Love Island stars Jack Fowler, Josh Denzel and Sam Gowland, former non-league footballer MC Harvey and TOWIE stars, James Argent and Dan Osborne.

Best will captain one of the teams with Jake Wood leading the opposition.

Tickets for the event are available from Ticketmaster.

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