We would love to see as many supporters as possible take part in Cancer Research UK’s Football Shirt Friday fundraising event taking place on Friday 20th November.
England captain and Tottenham striker, Harry Kane, and England and Arsenal midfielder, Jordan Nobbs, have joined forces to launch this year’s Football Shirt Friday.
The football stars are encouraging fans to wear their favourite football shirt with pride at home, work or school on Friday 20th November and donate £5 to the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK.
Bobby Moore, the World-Cup winning England captain, died of bowel cancer in 1993. Shortly after, his widow Stephanie Moore MBE set up the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK to fund world-class research and awareness projects to tackle bowel cancer. Since it began, the fund has raised over £27m for bowel cancer research.
Stephanie Moore MBE, explained: “Anyone can take part in Football Shirt Friday. You could be the biggest football fan in the world or not know the offside rule, it doesn’t matter. What’s important is that we unite on 20th November to help beat bowel cancer.
“Mortality rates for bowel cancer have fallen by more than 30% since Bobby’s death, but bowel cancer remains the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK, so there’s still a long way to go. By taking part in Football Shirt Friday and donating £5 to the Bobby Moore Fund, you can truly make a difference in helping tackle the disease that took Bobby too soon.”
If you give a shirt about beating bowel cancer, wear your shirt with pride on Friday 20th November and donate £5 to the Bobby Moore Fund.
To donate £5 to the Bobby Moore Fund text SHIRT to 70180. To find out more click here.
Join the conversation using @BobbyMooreFund or on Facebook at OfficialBobbyMooreFund.