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Do you dream of running out at Ewood Park?

Well now's your chance - all thanks to Football Aid!

30 January 2018

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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 provide fans with the unique opportunity to play at Ewood Park on Thursday 26th April, 2018 (kick-off, 7pm), while raising valuable funds for the Blackburn Rovers Community Trust.

Football Aid have been organising charity games for over 16 years now and are regarded as the original and best in delivering the ultimate pitch day experience. The game offers fans the unrivalled opportunity to experience a matchday in the same way the likes of David Raya, Charlie Mulgrew, Bradley Dack and the rest of the squad do every other week.

As a player you'll get the chance to pull on your exclusive personalised Rovers replica shirt in the official changing rooms, experience the thrill of walking down the tunnel to the sound of a cheering crowd and step out onto the hallowed turf proudly sporting your official playing kit and represent Rovers in a never to be forgotten 90 minutes of football!

To add to that, the matches at Ewood Park have also been supported by a host of fantastic Rovers legends in recent years, with the likes of David Dunn, Kevin Gallacher, Chris Sulley, Damien Johnson, Glenn Keeley, Mark Atkins to name a few all lending their extra special support by playing alongside or managing the fans on their big day.

Positions are available for Bidding from just £155 and securing a position couldn’t be easier! Just visit and choose the Rovers game, you’ll then have two options: Option 1: Bid to Play - enter your maximum bid and if you're the highest bidder when the position closes you'll win a place to play at Ewood, or Option 2: Buy Now - close the auction early and secure your place with a one off payment.

Positions close at regular intervals throughout the bidding period, with the first of the positions closing on Tuesday 13th February and final positions closing Wednesday 14th March.

Rovers fan Andrew Thornhill took part in 2017 and told Football Aid about his experience after the game: “It was another memorable night at Ewood Park for all those taking part and 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 as Kevin (Gallacher) said, the away team deserved the win but 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 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 and hopefully my son will be with me as well as my brother next year."

If you're keen to secure a place on your Field of Dreams this season, why not visit and sign up today!

If you’d like any additional information, you can call Football Aid on 0131 220 5999, e-mail:, post on their Facebook page or send a tweet to @FootballAid.

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