Showing 214 articles tagged 'Football':

When the Saints go marching in to Wembley...

24 Feb 2017

In his regular column for Prostate Cancer UK, Jeff Stelling looks ahead to the EFL Cup final, a trip to Manchester United in June and welcomes a video of support by a legendary striker.

Jeff Stelling’s March for Men blog: Why I'm back for more in 2017

2 Feb 2017

In the first of his exclusive columns for Prostate Cancer UK, Soccer Saturday presenter Jeff Stelling explains why he's lacing up his boots again to take on 15 walking marathons in 15 days, from Exeter to Newcastle, in June this year.

Jeff Stelling's back on the march: "I couldn't sit on my backside and do nothing about it"

28 Jan 2017

After his epic fundraising march last year, walking ten marathons in ten days for Prostate Cancer UK, the Soccer Saturday host is back and looking to make it 15 marathons this time with an astonishing £500k target. He tells us why he's so keen to go through the punishing highs and lows all over again.

Who's the Man? The story behind the badge that every football manager is wearing

27 Jan 2017

A man-shaped pin-badge has graced the lapel of almost every football manager and Sky Sports pundit in recent years. Now the same 'Man of Men' logo appears in the squad number on all EFL players' shirts. But just who is the man and what's it all about? We explain all and speak to Preston North End manager Simon Grayson about his moving reasons for wearing the badge.

12,000 miles with a bucket: the football fundraiser who's travelled to 64 matches

13 Jan 2017

Super-volunteer Mark Vosper has cumulatively travelled half-way around the globe, raising funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK as a Men United Match Day volunteer. Here, he tells us why.

Game-changing charity partnership scoops prize at Football Business Awards

4 Nov 2016

Our ongoing partnership with the League Manager's Association – which has seen the likes of Arsene Wenger, Sir Alex Ferguson and Ray Wilkins get behind the cause – is given a prestigious award for raising awareness of prostate cancer among football fans, players and managers.

Taking the piss: Football to Amsterdam cyclists visit Norwich research labs to investigate urinary testing

27 Oct 2016

The Ipswich Town FC cycling team, which has raised £150,000 riding in our Football to Amsterdam event, visit the University of East Anglia to find out how they’re using the money to prove a link between advanced prostate cancer and bacterial infections using urine samples. It’s a topic that brings back sore memories for one of the cycling team’s members, former England captain Terry Butcher.

One fan's record-breaking return journey through English football in aid of prostate cancer

25 Oct 2016

25 years ago, Ed Wood entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the 'Most Peripatetic Football Fan', having watched a home game at all 93 of England's top football clubs in the fastest time. Now he's back to reclaim his record by doing it all over again in less than 237 days, while raising vital funds for Prostate Cancer UK.

"Dad went into hospital and sadly didn’t come out"

14 Sep 2016

Premier League referee Lee Probert is one of the lucky few in his profession to have officiated an FA Cup Final, taking charge of 2014's showdown between Arsenal and Hull. He dedicated that emotional afternoon to his late father, who died from prostate cancer and spurred him on to fulfill his refereeing ambitions. Now he's joined the fight against the disease and will be swinging his clubs in the inaugural South West Prostate Cancer UK Open.

“Why I keep my late dad permanently at arm’s length”

25 Aug 2016

When Gav Palmer's dad died from prostate cancer, the Middlesbrough fan and tattoo lover came up with the perfect way of commemorating him and showing his support for Prostate Cancer UK.