Football Aid 2020 – Your chance to play at Emirates Stadium

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How would you like to ‘Live The Dream’ at the Emirates Stadium and take part in a truly memorable 90 minute match on the hallowed turf?

Well now’s your chance as Arsenal FC & Arsenal Foundation have once again teamed up with Football Aid – – to provide fans with the unique opportunity to create their own piece of club history by playing at the Emirates Stadium, while raising valuable funds for the Arsenal Foundation as well as projects nominated by Football Aid’s parent charity Field of Dreams.

Football Aid have been organising charity games for over 18 years now and are regarded as the original and best in delivering the ultimate pitch day experience.

As a player you’ll get the chance to pull on your exclusive personalised Arsenal FC 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 “The Gunners” in a never to be forgotten 90 minutes of football!

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To add to that, the matches at Emirates Stadium have also been supported by a host of fantastic Arsenal legends in recent years, with the likes of David O’Leary, Liam Brady, Pat Rice, Perry Groves, Terry Neill and Chris Whyte all lending their extra special support by playing alongside or managing the fans on their big day.

Positions are available for Bidding from just £250 and securing a position couldn’t be easier! Just visit and choose the Arsenal game, you’ll then have two options: 1) Bid to Play – Enter your Maximum Bid and if you’re the highest bidder when the position closes you’ll win a place on your Field of Dreams, or 2) Buy Now – Close the auction early and secure your place with a one off payment.

Positions close at regular intervals throughout the bidding period, with the first positions closing on Tue 18th February and final positions closing on Friday 13th March.

Arsenal fan Rob Norrington took part in 2019 and told Football Aid about his experience after the game:

“One of the happiest and greatest moments of my life, scoring a goal at the home of Arsenal. So much love to my incredible wife for making it happen as well as my friends and family for supporting me on the day #dreamcometrue #Football Aid”

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 19,500 football fans the chance to Live the Dream in 738 matches all over the UK, Europe and USA, while pledging over £2.4M 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.

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