WIRRAL Olympian Sam Quek will join the likes of Usain Bolt, Jill Scott, Robbie Williams and Eden Hazard in taking part in this year's Soccer Aid for UNICEF. 

This year's match take place on Sunday, June 9 at Chelsea FC's Stamford Bridge with England taking on the Soccer Aid World XI FC. You can watch all the action live at 6pm on ITV, ITVX and STV.

Created by ex-Take That star Williams in 2006, Soccer Aid for UNICEF brings the nation together to help children worldwide have the best possible start in life.

Once a year, England take on their opponents, the Soccer Aid World XI FC. Supported by passionate fans in an iconic stadium and broadcast live on ITV and STV, the event harnesses the power of football to help make sure that children can grow up happy, healthy and able to play.

Quek won gold as part of the British hockey team at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

In 2021, Quek became a team captain on the BBC One sports panel show, Question of Sport.

As always the squads for Soccer Aid contain a mixture of celebrities and former professional players.

The squad lists for Soccer Aid 2024 are as follows:


Jill Scott

Stuart Broad

Bobby Brazier

Sam Thompson

Paddy McGuinness

David James

Jermain Defoe

Karen Carney

Gary Cahill

Tom Grennan

Jack Wilshere

Joe Cole

Sir Mo Farah

Alex Brooker

Erin Doherty

Steven Bartlett

Danny Dyer

Theo Walcott

Ellen White


Eddie Hearn

Sam Quek

Tom Hiddleston

World XI

Usain Bolt

Eden Hazard

Maisie Adam

Tommy Fury

Diamond (from Gladiators)

Martin Compston

Roberto Carlos

Lee Mack

Roman Kemp

Theo Baker

Kaylyn Kyle

John Obi Mikel

Patrice Evra

Petr Cech

Michael Essien

Tony Bellew

Alessandro Del Piero

Emmett J.Scanlan

Olga Garcia

Kheira Hamraoui

Who are the managers for Soccer Aid 2024?

Frank Lampard, Harry Redknapp and Williams will make up the management team for England, with David Seaman and Vicky McClure as coaches.

Meanwhile, Mauricio Pochettino, who recently left as manager of Chelsea, will be taking charge of World XI and he will have Jesus Perez alongside him as a coach.