Chelsea F.C host Show Racism the Red Card Memorial Football Match – MP’s vs Ex-Pro’s
On Tuesday 14th May, Stamford Bridge will host a memorial football match organised by Show Racism the Red Card, The FA and The PFA in memory of Graham Taylor OBE and Cyrille Regis MBE. The match will see MP’s and former professional footballers play against each other in tribute to both Graham and Cyrille.
The game will also help raise the awareness of Show Racism the Red Card while at the same time highlighting the work of the organisation and why it is needed in the current climate.
Ged Grebby, Chief Executive of Show Racism the Red Card, said;
“The campaign has a great relationship with Chelsea F.C and they have continued to show great support for Show Racism the Red Card season after season. The match is a fitting tribute to two men who played a pivotal role in combatting racism in football and who also worked closely with the campaign over the last 23 years.”
Show Racism the Red Card would like to thank Chelsea FC, The Football Association and The Professional Footballers Association for their help in organising this match.
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
Darren Moore (Manager)
Alex McLeish (Manager)
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Notes for Editors
Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC)
Show Racism the Red Card is an anti-racism educational charity, founded in 1996, which uses the high-profile status of football and football players to help tackle racism in society. The campaign's primary output is the delivery of educational workshops to young people and adults in their school, workplaces and at events held in football stadiums around Britain.
Show Racism the Red Card works comprehensively across Great Britain and each season, SRtRC visits clubs in all four divisions in England to host educational events with local school pupils and professional footballers, ex-professionals, managers, coaches and high-profile members of the community.
More information on the work of SRtRC can be found on our website: http://www.theredcard.org
The match will run from 09:30am – 11am. For further information please contact the SRtRC team.