Celebrities turn out for Potters Bar charity match

A FOOTBALL frenzy was on offer in aid of charity at Potters Bar Town Football Club on Sunday.

A team of celebrities, dubbed the All Stars, took on a team of ex-football professionals, with the pros winning 7-5.

The event was organised by Big Brother 11 housemate Steve ‘The Baron’ Gill, and so far has raised around �3,500 for The Wise Foundation, which promotes a number of philanthropic causes.

All Stars captain Jim Hemmings told the Potters Bar Edition: “It was a mad day and we raised quite a bit of money for the charity as well.”

He also spoke of a bizarre moment when Big Brother star Sam Pepper put the ball up his shirt, ran to the opposing goal line and shot, only for the keeper to pull off a stunning save.


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But a number of players didn’t show up, including Only Way is Essex star Mark Wright, and some of the ex-footballers.

Also Big Brother celeb Victor Ebuwa did not play, citing a cold.

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On the event, organiser and All Stars manager Steve Gill was unhappy at those that didn’t show up. He tweeted: “A massive thanks for all who turned up for the game and a massive boooooo to the celebs that let me down at the last minute.”

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