Manchester United legends head to Daventry for charity match

Steve Wright with Andy Cole and Denis Irwin
Steve Wright with Andy Cole and Denis Irwin
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VETERAN stars of Manchester United will be visiting the town on Sunday for a charity football match.

It has been organised by Daventry Town Football Club and will take place at Communications Park.

The game, sponsored by Hi-Force, will see a number of former legends of Manchester United taking part.

The Daventry Express will be among local businesses sponsoring the shirts of players. The line-up includes Champions League winner (1999) Denis Irwin, Frank Stapleton, Arthur Albiston and David May.

Former FA Cup winners Lee Martin, Mike Duxbury and Sammy McIlroy will be among the other Manchester United stars taking part in the match.

A late change has been made to the squad with Ben Thornley replacing Clayton Blackmore.

For more on this story, see this week’s Daventry Express