Date: 19th October 2016 at 7:44am
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How would you like to ‘Live The Dream’ at The Emirates and take part in a truly memorable 90-minute match on the hallowed turf?

Well now’s your chance as Arsenal have teamed up with Football Aid – – to provide fans with the unique opportunity to create their very own piece of club history by playing at The Emirates in 2017, while raising valuable funds for charity at the same time.

Football Aid have been organising charity games for over 15 years now and are regarded as the original and best in delivering the ultimate pitch day experience. The game offers Arsenal fans the unrivalled opportunity to experience a matchday in the same way the likes of Petr Čech, Santi Cazorla, Alexis S├ínchez and co do every other week, and as a player you’ll get the chance to pull on your very own exclusive personalised Arsenal replica shirt in the official changing rooms, experience the thrill of walking down the tunnel to the sound of a cheering crowd and step out onto the hallowed turf proudly sporting your official playing kit and represent Arsenal in a never to be forgotten 90 minutes of football!

To add to that, the matches have also been supported by some fantastic Arsenal legends in recent years, with the likes of Pat Rice, Liam Brady, Perry Groves, Terry Neill, Chris Whyte and Steve Bould all lending their extra special support by playing alongside or managing the fans on their big day.

Securing your position couldn’t be easier, just visit and choose the Arsenal game and then you’ll have two Fixed Price options: Option 1: Buy Now – Book your place with a one off payment, or Option 2: Sponsored to Play – Pay a non-refundable £100 deposit for your place, then pay the remaining balance anytime before Friday 27th Jan 2017.

Arsenal fan Joe Laing took part in a previous year and told Football Aid all about his experience after the game:

“Thank you for putting on an excellent event at The Emirates yesterday, it was a great occasion that will live long in the memory. The team on the ground were fantastic and helped make the day what it was. They were great with my daughter as well (she was the 14 months old mascot) so I wanted to thank them especially for that. Thanks again for a great day and I look forward to the next one!”

So if you’re keen to secure a place on your Field of Dreams this season, why not visit and sign up today! If you’d like any additional information, you can call Football Aid on tel: 0131 220 5999, e-mail:, post on their Facebook page: or send a tweet to @FootballAid.

Since forming in 2001 Football Aid have allowed over 17,000 football fans the chance to Live the Dream in 645 matches all over the UK, while raising over £2.3M for charity. The unique concept was the brainchild of businessman and Football Aid Founder Craig Paterson and funds raised from this year’s event will benefit the work of a charitable project nominated by The Arsenal Foundation, as well as projects nominated by Football Aid`s parent charity Field of Dreams.