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EASTENDERS STAR AARON SIDWELL IS LATEST CELEBRITY TO SIGN UP FOR CHARITY GAME

Event taking place at the PTS Academy Stadium in April

7 February 2019

Aaron Sidwell, Steven Beale in EastEnders, has become the latest celebrity to sign up to April's charity celebrity match here at the PTS Academy Stadium.

After the success of last April's Sellebrity Soccer match at the PTS Academy Stadium, Northampton Town are staging another celebrity charity match.

This game will take place on Sunday April 28th 2019 with the proceeds split between Archie's Fund and the club's own Community Trust.

ARCHIE'S FUND

Cobblers fan Archie, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type II, has lost strength in his muscles since birth and as a result requires the use of an electric wheelchair. He is a very inspirational little boy, he never complains, and despite the huge battles he faces he is always fighting with a smile on his face.

SMA is a life-shortening condition where the motor nerve cells in the spinal chord become diseased, which causes a decline in physical strength. As a result, walking and eating become difficult and a simple chest infection could be fatal.

Although there is medication abroad available to treat Archie’s disease, overseas one injection of the drug Spinraza would cost his family about £75,000 every four months for the rest of his life. Archie’s friends and family are campaigning for this drug to be made available on the NHS.

NORTHAMPTON TOWN COMMUNITY TRUST

Northampton Town Community Trust currently deliver projects covering four themes of work: Education, Disability & Inclusion, Health and Sports Participation. For more information on the range of projects Northampton Town Community Trust delivers across the community please visit: ntfccommunity.co.uk

Tickets are now on sale and are priced at adults: £10 and under 16s: £5

There are special “Around the Dug Out” seats also available at £20 adults, £10 under 16s and these can only be purchased at the club’s ticket office. These numbers are limited.

Hospitality tickets are also available at £40 per person - for more details please email julia.perry@ntfc.co.uk.

Mascot and other pitch side packages are on sale, please email christine.clark@ntfc.co.uk.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
To buy general match tickets please visit the shop at the PTS Academy Stadium or go online to book here.

Please note the appearance of any celebrities listed is not guaranteed. This is subject to their own work schedules and commitments.


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