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Our most recent England vs Rep of Ireland International was due to be played at Goodison Park on Wednesday 27th May 2020, however it had to be re-scheduled due to the Covid-19 restrictions in the UK.

We remain in communication with the club as we look to confirm a re-scheduled date for our games and as soon as we get an update we'll e-mail all our players and post full details here. Selected positions could become available again when the game is re-arranged and you can see full details on the England (H) vs Rep Ireland (A) page in the Upcoming Fixtures.

If you're interested in Living the Dream at Goodison Park and you'd like to be kept informed when positions go back on sale then make sure and REGISTER on the website or e-mail us at info@footballaid.com.

Upcoming fixtures

Player Stories

Thank you for providing me the opportunity to play my FINAL game (at 75) at the Stadium of Light yesterday! It was a pleasure and privilege to be part of such a memorable game and at the final whistle being congratulated by every player, and then on my return to our dressing room receiving a spontaneous ovation will be a lasting memory. 

Roy Talbot
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Football Aid 2018

The 2018 England vs Rep Ireland game at The Stadium of Light was a hugely enjoyable event for all involved and we'd like to say a massive thanks again to all our players for their excellent efforts on the pitch and Legends Andy Campbell, Thomas Butler and Micky Horswill for their fantastic support on the day.

You can check out Match Reports below and see official photographs in our Image Gallery.

History & Background

We were very excited to host our 1st ever England vs Rep of Ireland International at the Sunderland's Stadium of Light on 15th May 2017. Local Legends Micky Horswill, Gary Bennett and Thomas Butler were all on hand to lend their fantastic support and on the day the impressive England team came out on top 15-4.

The fixture returned in 2018 with Andy Campbell playing for England and Thomas Butler leading out his Irish troops again and this time the Boys in Green ran the England team a lot closer. However the Home team just edged a hugely entertaining encounter 8-7, giving their 75 year old Goalkeeper Roy Talbot the proud honour of raising the Captain's Trophy in celebration!




Football Aid could certainly be described as a game of two halves. On one side we’re fulfilling fans’ lifelong ambitions to grace the hallowed turf at the club they support. At the same time, we’ve raised significant funds for a host of charity and community projects on a regional, national and international scale. This perfect balance is changing lives, making dreams come true and benefiting the beautiful game. To learn more about Football Aid and our parent charity Field of Dream please visit our About Us page.