Hollyoaks Vs Galaxy Spartans Charity Football Match
Blyth Spartans and Galaxy Radio teamed up to play a charity football match against the hunks from the Channel 4 hit television show Hollyoaks. The match took place on Sunday 21st June at the Spartans newly re-developed ground, Croft Park.
The Gates opened at 12, and fans were treated to various fair ground rides, as well as a magician impressing them with his tricks.
With kick off at 2, there was a buzz of excitement as the teams came out, with the hollyoaks team including Ricky Whittle, who plays Calvin Valentine, and Nico Mirallegro who plays Newt.
In the first half, the Hollyoaks Hunks comfortably racked up 5 goals to the Galaxy Spatans 1, but all changed in the second half, as the full Blyth Spartans team took to the pitch, bringing the finally score to a 5 all draw.
The match was ended with a stampede of eager fans running onto the pitch, requesting autographs and pictures of their favourite characters.
Blyth Spartans also kindly donated a shirt for both teams to sign, to put towards a raffle on the day.
All together the charity football match raised over £5000 for The Children’s Foundation.