Soccer Aid 2010: Team England XI
Posted 6 junio, 2010on:
Back Row: Bryan Robson, Rupert Penry-Jones, Alan Shearer, Nicky Butt, Dominic Cooper, Damien Lewis, Jamie Theakston, David Seaman, Jonathan Wilkes, Martin Keown, Ben Shephard, James Corden, Clive Tyrrell
Front Row: Ralph Little, Ricky Hatton, Paddy McGuiness, Robbie Williams, Harry Redknapp, Teddy Sheringham, Bradley Walsh, Jamie Redknapp, Olly Murs.
Harry Redknapp (Manager)
One of England’s best known managers, Harry Redknapp is currently working with Tottenham Hotspur, recently leading them to Champions League qualification for the first time in the club’s history. He has previously managed Bournemouth, West Ham United, Southampton and Portsmouth who he managed to an FA Cup victory in 2008.
James Corden (Assistant Manager)
BAFTA award winning James Corden is co-creator and star of the much loved TV series Gavin and Stacey. James is acting as Harry Redknapp’s assistant in this year’s Soccer Aid and will also be seen on ITV throughout the World Cup in James Corden’s World Cup Live.
Bryan Robson (Coach)
England and Manchester United legend, Robson was the longest serving captain in United’s history. He represented England on 90 occasions and captained his country 65 times. In September 2009, Robson was appointed manager of the Thailand national team.
Robbie Williams (Captain)
UNICEF Ambassador Robbie Williams has sold over 55 million albums worldwide and has won more BRIT Awards than any other artist to date. Soccer Aid is Robbie’s brainchild and he recently returned from a visit to Haiti with UNICEF to see how money raised by Soccer Aid will help children who survived the devastating earthquake to rebuild their lives.
Radio and TV presenter Jamie Theakston currently hosts Heart 106.2’s Breakfast Show with Harriet Scott. His presenting career spans over two decades and he is best known for presenting Live and Kicking, Top of the Pops and The Priory.
TV presenter, Wilkes came up with the idea for Soccer Aid with Robbie Williams and has played in both previous matches. As a teenager, Jonathan was part of the Everton youth team but then was released and subsequently had trials for Chester and Crewe.
GMTV, The Krypton Factor and Dancing on Ice Friday presenter, Shephard played in Soccer Aid 2006 and 2008. His previous presenting credits include MTV, The Bigger Breakfast, T4 and The Xtra Factor.
Actor and comedian who starred in Coronation Street as Danny Baldwin, and now plays the role of DS Ronnie Brooks in Law and Order UK on ITV1.
Well established actor for British television, film and theatre, Penry-Jones is probably best known for his role as Adam Carter in the BAFTA winning BBC drama Spooks. He began his career on the stage taking on prestigious characters at the country’s finest theatres.
British actor who earned international acclaim as Major Richard Winters in Steven Spielberg’s Band of Brothers. His roles in the ITV drama The Forsyte Saga and the NBC series Life have secured his reputation as a household name on both sides of the pond.
‘The Hitman’ is one of Britain’s most successful professional boxers. He has held the Welterweight and Light Welterweight titles and won 45 out of 47 matches he fought in. He is currently on a long hiatus from the sport and is making his debut on the Soccer Aid pitch this year.
Rugby player who made his debut for London Wasps in January 2007 and earned his first international cap in the 2008 Six Nations when he was voted PRA Young Player of the Year. In February 2010 he signed to join the Melbourne Rebels.
Comedian and actor first seen on screen in That Peter Kay Thing and Phoenix Nights, which spawned a spin-off series, Max and Paddy’s Road to Nowhere. Paddy completed his first solo stand-up tour in 2005 and has most recently hosted ITV1 dating show Take Me Out.
Former England goalkeeper Seaman earned 75 caps for England competing in two World Cups and European Championships. During his time at Arsenal he won three league championships, four FA Cups, the League Cup, and the European Cup Winners Cup in 1994.
Joined Arsenal on a schoolboy contract in 1980 and was an integral part of Arsene Wenger’s double winning sides of 1998 and 2002. Having also played for Leicester City and Reading, he retired from the game in 2005 and is now a regular TV and radio pundit.
Former Blackburn and Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer is the all-time top scorer in the Premier League, having scored 260 goals. He earned 63 England caps, scoring 30 goals and was the top scorer at Euro 1996.
Son of Soccer Aid England manager Harry Redknapp, Jamie played for Bournemouth, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton and earned 17 England caps. He is now a regular football pundit and recently presented Sky One’s Football’s Next Star.
Soccer Aid 2010 sees the return of the famous England attacking partnership of Sheringham and Alan Shearer. Teddy made his England debut in 1993 and went on to win 51 caps for his country. He won the treble with Manchester United in 1999.
Nicky Butt Former Manchester United player Butt called Old Trafford his home turf for 12 years while playing for the club. Nicky moved to Newcastle United in 2004, where he still plays. The talented footballer earned 39 caps for England between 1997 and 2004.