TM Lewin becomes official outfitter of Soccer Aid 2014
TM Lewin has been appointed as the official outfitter of Soccer Aid 2014, the star-studded charity football match taking place on 8 June in aid of childrenÂ’s charity Unicef UK.
The tailor and shirt maker will provide team suits for the host of celebrities and football legends taking part in the match which will be held on 8 June at Manchester’s Old Trafford stadium.
As part of the sponsorship deal, TM Lewin will also launch an exclusive Soccer Aid Tie which will available to buy online from 3 April. TM Lewin will donate £10 from every tie sold to Unicef UK.
The brainchild of Robbie Williams and Unicef UK, this year’s event will be covered in a special programme by ITV which will be hosted by Dermot O’Leary and Kirsty Gallacher.
Unicef UK ambassador Robbie Williams will once again lead the England team with Welsh movie star Michael Sheen returning to captain The Rest of the World.
Other members of the England squad will include Damian Lewis, Olly Murs, John Bishop, Jonathan Wilkes, Mark Owen, Jack Whitehall, Stephen Moyer and Matt Smith together with Paddy McGuinness, Ben Shephard, Bradley Walsh and Jamie Theakston.
Michael Sheen’s Rest of the World team will include James McAvoy, Gordon Ramsay and The Musketeers star Santiago Cabrera. Other celebrities joining the team include Patrick Kielty, Westlife’s Nicky Byrne and Man v Food presenter Adam Richman.
English football stars signed so far include Jamie Redknapp, Jamie Carragher, Paul Ince, David Seaman and Teddy Sheringham. In addition, Edwin van der Sar and Jaap Stam have signed up to appear for The Rest of the World, with more high-profile names to be announced shortly.
TM Lewin chief executive Geoff Quinn said: “We are truly honoured to be dressing the two teams this year, for what promises to be the most successful Soccer Aid to date. Through the sale of our official Soccer Aid tie, we’re also hoping to contribute to the cause, raising much-needed funds for vulnerable children all over the world.”
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