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Your chance to play at Ewood!

Rovers have again teamed up with Football Aid for a fantastic cause

19 October 2017

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How would you like to 'live the dream' at Ewood Park and take part in a truly memorable 90-minute match on the hallowed turf?

Well, now's your chance, as Rovers have teamed up with Football Aid to give the unique opportunity to create their own piece of club history by playing the club's home ground while raising valuable funds for charity.

Football Aid have been organising charity games for over 16 years and are regarded as the best in delivering the ultimate pitch day experience.

The game offers fans an unrivalled opportunity to experience matchday in the same way the likes of David Raya, Charlie Mulgrew, Dominic Samuel and the rest of the squad do every other week.

As a player, you'll get the chance to pull on your exclusive, personalised replica Rovers shirt in the official changing rooms, experience the thrill of walking down the tunnel to the sound of a cheering crowd and represent the Blues in a never-to-be-forgotten game of football!

In addition, the matches at Ewood Park have also been supported by a host of club legends in recent years, with the likes of David Dunn, Kevin Gallacher, Chris Sulley, Damien Johnson, Glenn Keeley and Mark Atkins all lending their support by playing alongside or managing the fans on their big day.

Securing your position couldn’t be easier; just visit and choose the Blackburn Rovers game and you’ll then have two fixed price options:

  • Option 1: Buy Now - Book your place with a one-off payment.
  • Option 2: Sponsored to Play - Pay a non-refundable £100 deposit for your place, then pay the remaining balance anytime before Friday January 26th 2018.

Rovers fan Andrew Thornhill took part in 2017 and told Football Aid about his experience after the game, saying: "These matches don't go well without the incredible hard work that is done by the Football Aid team. It was a great game of football and it was also played in a great spirit from both sets of players.

"I know I have said many times how it is a great experience to play on Ewood Park but to play alongside ex-players makes it that more special. Both Kevin Gallacher and Chris Sulley were brilliant on the night with us all.

"I am very thankful to have played yet again and having definitely called it a day last year, I am now planning on game number 10 on Ewood Park! Thanks again to the team for your enthusiasm and hard work."

For more information, you can call Football Aid on 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 17,800 football fans the chance to Live the Dream in 674 matches all over the UK and Europe, while raising over £2.3M for charity. The unique concept was the brainchild of businessman and Football Aid Founder Craig Paterson and funds raised from this year's event will benefit the work of a charitable project nominated by The Blackburn Rovers Community Trust, as well as projects nominated by Football Aid’s parent charity Field of Dreams.

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