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Carl Frampton set to play at Windsor Park in George Best tribute match

Carl Frampton is due to play football at Windsor Park this weekend.
Carl Frampton is due to play football at Windsor Park this weekend.
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Carl Frampton will put his unbeaten record at Windsor Park on the line this Sunday when he lines out in a charity football match at Windsor Park.

The former two-weight world champion boxer is the latest star to be confirmed for Calum Best's 'My Tribute' game dedicated to his late, great father George (kick-off 3pm).

John Terry is the biggest footballing name that will take to the pitch, while former Hull player and current Soccer AM host Jimmy Bullard is also in line to play as Best will captain one of the teams.

Actor Jake Wood, best-known for roles in EastEnders, Only Fools and Horses and Red Dwarf, will skipper the opposition.

The game will raise money for the Irish FA Foundation and for Nacoa UK, which provides support for everyone affected by a parent's drinking.

Other celebrities taking part include EastEnders stars Danny Dyer and Dean Gaffney, James Argent of The Only Way Is Essex fame and Dan Osborne, who also starred in TOWIE, as well as Celebrity Big Brother.

Also out on the pitch will be Love Island stars Jack Fowler, Josh Denzel and Sam Gowland – Sam also appeared in Geordie Shore - along with English rapper, actor, television personality and former non-league footballer MC Harvey.

F2 Freestylers – freestyle football duo Jeremy Lynch and Billy Wingrove – have confirmed they will be taking part and Warren Phillips, who was on our TV screens in Survival Of The Fittest last year, has also agreed to play at Windsor.

Sellebrity Soccer, which specialises in staging celebrity football matches across the UK to raise thousands of pounds for charity, is organising the game in association with the Irish FA.

Tickets for the My Tribute celebrity football match will cost £10 per adult and £5 per child – plus booking fee.

Calum Best
Calum Best

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