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Celtic Park to host charity game between Hoops and Liverpool

Read Sport logo Read Sport 07/09/2018 Elliott Cuff

Celtic Park will host ‘A Match for Cancer’ tomorrow, sponsored by Dafabet and Laduma, that will see Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp lead teams of former footballers and Celtic legends.

Stiliyan Petrov will captain the Celtic side, while James Milner will line-up as Liverpool’s skipper.

The returning faces to Paradise include Hoops legends Henrik Larsson and Jackie McNamara, as well as current captain Scott Brown.

Henrik Larsson wearing a green shirt: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport © Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport

The Liverpool side also features a number of former Reds, including Dirk Kuyt, jamie Redknapp and Jason McAteer.

Former Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given, who played for Celtic in his younger years, will play a half for both sides.

All funds raised from the match and connected events will be donated to fighting cancer through the Celtic FC Foundation, The Stiliyan Petrov Foundation and The James Milner Foundation.

The full teams are as follows:

Petrov (Celtic) Team

Stilyan Petrov, Shay Given, Artur Boruc, Henrik Larsson, Scott Brown, Hristo Stoichkov, Lubo Moravchik, Paddy McCourt, Tosh McKinlay, Jackie McNamara, Simon Donnelly, Gareth Barry, Luis Garcia, Gaizka Mendieta, Joos Valgaeren, Johan Mjallby, John Harrison, Robbie Keane, Tom Boyd, Paulo Ferreira, Martin Compston.

Milner (Liverpool) Team

James Milner, Shay Given, Chris Kirkland, Stephen Warnock, John Arne Riise, Micah Richards, Joleon Lescott, Jason McAteer, Jamie Redknapp, Marcos Senna, Emile Heskey, Owen Hargreaves, Dirk Kuyt, Joan Capdevilla, Jeremy Lynch, John Terry, Jermain Defoe.

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