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

10 Aug 2018

A man-shaped pin-badge has graced the lapel of almost every football manager and Sky Sports pundit in recent years. But just who is the man and what's it all about? Former Sunderland, Preston North End and Bradford manager Simon Grayson explains all, including the very personal reasons he has for wearing the badge.

“It doesn’t matter what strip you wear, what’s in your heart is the important thing”

3 Aug 2018

With another EFL season about to get underway, Peter Gilham – Brentford FC's PA announcer and fan favourite – tells us how the club has supported him through his prostate cancer diagnosis, and why he thinks it's so important the football family continues to support Prostate Cancer UK.

Ray & Stephen Clemence: football, family and facing the future together

3 Aug 2018

Former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence has been living with advanced prostate cancer since 2005. A long-time ambassador for us, we met up with him and his son, Stephen – a first-team coach at Aston Villa – to talk about the impact prostate cancer has had on their relationship, following in eachother's footballing footsteps, and why they’re the best of friends when they’re not on the golf course.

England football legends hail March for Men heroes as fundraising hits £1 million

26 Jul 2018

A summer of fundraising walks ends with a terrific finale at Wembley Stadium, where Sir Geoff Hurst and Ray Clemence awarded medals to the hundreds who went the marathon-distance in our Football March for Men.

Irvine Welsh: “The Trainspotting characters are all at the age to be affected by prostate cancer”

20 Jul 2018

The 59-year-old novelist strips off for our new partnership with McEwan's beer, which will see all profits from their McNificent boxer shorts donated to us. He tells us why the pub is so important to get our message out to his generation, and why he'd like to go for a drink with Renton.

Southend United put prostate cancer on their shirts in season-long partnership

20 Jul 2018

The League One football club's new kit – unveiled today – carries our logo as the main sponsor, with manager Chris Powell hailing our new partnership as a lifesaver for men in Essex.

“As soon as I realised I'd get attention, I wanted it to raise awareness and money for prostate cancer”

20 Jul 2018

During the World Cup, Danny McLaughlin became something of a celebrity as a lookalike for England striker Harry Kane, appearing in newspapers and on ITV's Lorraine. But behind it all was a desire to tell his family story and warn others about prostate cancer, after recently losing his dad and grandad to the disease.

World record-breaking golfer nears £25k fundraising target

13 Jul 2018

Over his 50-year golfing career, Dick Seamer has bested Jack Nicklaus and holds the record for the lowest nine holes as an amateur. But after surviving prostate cancer in 2013, the captain of West Kent Golf Club has concentrated his efforts on raising funds for us with his successful annual golf days.

John Lloyd: “People on the tennis circuit have since spoken to me about prostate cancer”

5 Jul 2018

Last summer, on the eve of Wimbledon, former British number one and current BBC tennis pundit John Lloyd revealed his prostate cancer diagnosis. One year on, we caught up with the 63-year-old, who shared the latest chapter of his prostate cancer story ahead of another action-packed tournament at SW19.

"The hereditary problem shocked me," says Christopher Timothy after revealing his 'secret' prostate cancer

18 Jun 2018

The Eastenders actor tells the Sunday Express he hid his cancer from his children for five years, but chose Father's Day to go public and warn others after speaking to us about the family risks of the disease.