Soccer Aid confirmed starting lineups as England take on World XI

Soccer Aid have announced the starting lineups and substitutes for this evening's clash between England and Soccer Aid World XI.

The annual charity game kicks off at Old Trafford at 6:30pm having been rescheduled after the coronavirus pandemic ruled out the possibility of playing the match on the original date of 6 June.

No fans will be in attendance but the game returns to its usual venue – the Theatre of Dreams – where all but two of the previous Soccer Aid matches have taken place.

Organisers are aiming to add to the £38million raised for UNICEF since the first Soccer Aid match took place in 2006.

Former Three Lions manager Sam Allardyce returns to take charge of England after managing the side in the 2019 edition of Soccer Aid.

But he will not be alone, as Derby County captain and England icon Wayne Rooney will also be in the dugout in his first foray into management.

In the other technical area, managerial great Harry Redknapp takes charge of the Soccer Aid World XI and will be assisted by former England captain Bryan Robson.

Who will come out on top in this evening's Soccer Aid clash? Have your say here.

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Without further ado, here are the teams…

England

Starting XI

David James

John Bishop

Wes Brown

John Terry (unveiled as the mystery centre-back)

Mark Wright

Gareth Barry

Katie Chapman

Danny Jones

Olly Murs (captain)

Kelly Smith

Tom Davis

Substitutes

Alfie Allen

Chunkz

James Bay

Ashley Cole

Andrew Cole

Yung Filly

Joe Cole

Emile Heskey

Marvin Humes

Joel Dommett

Lee Mack

Paddy McGuinness

Joe Wicks

Soccer Aid World XI

Starting XI

Shay Given

Mo Gilligan (captain)

Locksmith

Mikael Silvestre

Patrice Evra

Michael Essien

Dermot Kennedy

Jeremy Lynch

Chelcee Grimes

Lianne Sanderson

Serge Pizzorno

Substitutes

Kem Cetinay

Santan Dave

Claude Makelele

Julie Fleeting

Jason Manford

Iain Stirling

Darren Fletcher

Ore Oduba

Robbie Keane

Roman Kemp

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