Our 2016 game at Ewood Park was originally set to take place in late April, however due to an unseasonal snow shower the game was re-arranged for Tue 10th May and the Rovers fans in attendance were delighted that temperatures were a bit more Spring-like for their big game!
A wet night was in-store for our players on the evening of Tuesday 10th May with the rain falling steadily at Bolton Wanderers’ Macron Stadium. However the Trotters players didn’t let the weather affect their performance and they put on a high-scoring show for the spectators with the Away team winning 4-7 in a close game.
A damp Tuesday morning awaited us in Milton Keynes as the impressive stadiummk, usually home to Milton Keynes Dons, played host to our inaugural England vs Scotland International.
One of the UK’s most famous and iconic stadiums, Villa Park, hosted our annual Aston Villa game on the morning of Wed 25th May and our Villa fans certainly lived up to their grand surroundings, serving up a hugely entertaining 4-4 draw played out in a mixture of weather conditions throughout the afternoon.
The 2nd of our QPR games at Loftus Road, home of “The Hoops” saw the players play out a thrilling 6-6 draw in completely different weather conditions to the early afternoon game. The rain fell heavily but that didn’t dampen the players’ spirit who put on a great show for the appreciative spectators in the stands.
Monday the 9th May saw the Football Aid 2016 season continue at Loftus Road for the first of our QPR double-header of games. The 1st game of the day provided plenty of entertainment for the watching R’s fans and it saw the Home team ending up as 7-4 winners in the warm West-London sunshine.
A beautiful Friday morning awaited our Football Aid 2016 game at the fantastic City Ground, Home to Nottingham Forest. The groundsmen were out early doors to treat the playing surface and keep it at the high standard the 1st team are used to and our Football Aid players were in for a treat.
Wednesday 4th May saw the Football Aid season continue at Birmingham City’s St Andrew’s stadium, and the Blues fans certainly served up a great game with the Home team managed by Jeff Kenna, edging an action packed encounter 6-5, against Kevin Poole’s Away team.
Ibrox Stadium, one of the most famous grounds in world football, played host to our annual Rangers game on Tuesday 3rd May 2016. The Gers players involved played their part in what was an unforgettable night and their spectators were treated to a high scoring spectacle that ended 8-5 to the Home side.
A lovely sunny evening awaited our Football Aid players as they arrived full of excitement at Molineux, the famous home of Wolverhampton Wanderers. However they didn’t let their nervous anticipation affect them and they served up an exciting match for the watching fans. The Home team ran out 4-2 winners eventually, following a match with several individual moments of brilliance throughout.