We’re pleased to announce that Surrey will be playing a Hampshire XI side made up of players from the Wessex football league and Hampshire Premier League in a charity football match to take place in Summer 2020.
This will be Surrey’s first game of their 2020 Summer fixtures, and our first scheduled game since we hosted the Chagos Islands at Merstham Football Club on April 28th 2019. The game will take place at a yet to be confirmed venue in Surrey, with details to announce the venue and exact date of the fixture to be announced later.
The fixture, this first Surrey has hosted to raise money for charity, will be used to help raise money for 2 different charities, with all revenue from the game being split 50/50 with each half donated to the respective charities;
St. Catharine’s Hospice provides support for people suffering terminal illness in East Surrey and Sussex and based in Crawley. The charity has been supported and received donations from Surrey’s main shirt sponsors Pilgrim Brewery in the past.
Crohn’s and Colitis UK is a leading charity fighting against Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis and provides support and assistance across the UK.
The match will be 1 of 3 friendlies Surrey will be playing in summer 2020, with 2 more friendlies to be announced.
If you wish to sponsor the match, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, additional sponsorship details, as well as links to donate and ticketing information, will be provided soon.