Date: 16th December 2013 at 6:22pm
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If you’re thinking of getting something extra special for the Potters fan in your life this Xmas, why not gift them the ultimate present: a chance to play for their team on the hallowed Britannia turf!

Stoke City FC have teamed up with Football Aid – – once again to offer fans the unique opportunity to play at The Britannia Stadium on Wednesday 7th May, 6:30pm kick off in 2014, and with proceeds from the game going to club nominated charities it won’t just be your loved ones who benefit this Xmas either.

Football Aid offers the perfect present for the football daft family member – the opportunity to experience a matchday in the same way the likes of Shawcross, Walters, Adam and co do every other week. Players will gain exclusive access to the pitch and tunnel areas, pull on their own personalised shirt in the official changing rooms, walk down the tunnel to the sound of a cheering crowd and step out on the hallowed turf and represent The Potters in a never to be forgotten 90 mins of football!

To add to that, the matches at The Britannia have also been supported by a host of fantastic Potters legends in recent years, with the likes of Denis Smith, Carl Beeston, Wayne Biggins, Andy Cooke, Amdy Faye, Carl Dickinson (and many more) all lending their extra special support by playing alongside or managing the fans on their big day.

Securing your position couldn’t be easier, just visit and choose the Stoke City games and then you’ll have two Fixed Price options: Option 1: Buy Now – Book your place with a one off payment, or Option 2: Sponsored to Play – Pay a non-refundable £100 deposit for your place, then pay the remaining balance anytime before the 31st Jan 2014.

Stoke City fan Nathan Moore playing in 2013 told Football Aid about his experience:

“We were made to feel like real superstars on the day by your professional attention to detail and all the care taken to ensure our day was better than we could ever have imagined from walking into the dressing room and seeing my shirt hanging up, then out to do the warm up, to leading the away team out as captain was a special moment for myself topped off by getting the man of the match award. Thank you once again to everyone involved and look forward to playing in future Football Aid matches”

So if you’re keen to secure a place on your Field of Dreams this season, why not visit and sign up today! Alternatively if you’d like any additional information, you can call Football Aid on tel: 0131 220 5999, e-mail:, post on their Facebook page: or send a tweet to @FootballAid.

Since forming in 2001 Football Aid have allowed over 14,000 football fans the chance to Live the Dream in 535 charity matches all over the UK. The unique concept was the brainchild of businessman and Football Aid Chairman Craig Paterson and funds raised from this year’s events will benefit the work of a charitable project nominated by Stoke City FC, as well as projects nominated by Football Aid’s parent charity Field of Dreams.