Showing 228 articles tagged 'Football':

"After dad’s death, we decided to do something to stop other families going through the pain we have"

7 Jul 2017

A year after their QPR-loving father died from advanced prostate cancer, Amy Corbett and her brother, Simon, came up with the perfect way to commemorate and celebrate his life: a football fun day fundraiser. She tells us about what happened and why raising awareness was as important as the £5k they donated from the event to Prostate Cancer UK.

Party Tyne! Jeff Stelling celebrates the end of his epic March for Men in Newcastle

16 Jun 2017

There were cheers and tears as the legendary Sky Sports anchorman crossed the finish-line at Newcastle United's St James' Park, having completed his 400-mile fundraising walk for Prostate Cancer UK. We look back at an emotional day and the people who helped him keep going over the last 400 miles.

"My hero dad will be at the finish-line with a pint waiting for me!"

16 Jun 2017

After his dad was recently diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer, Cameron Dale signed up to join Jeff Stelling on the final leg of his March for Men, from Durham to Newcastle. He tells us why his dad is his hero, the shock of the last few months as he underwent treatment, and how he's looking forward to a post-walk pint from his dad at their beloved Newcastle United.

"Being part of the Men United team is like the camaraderie on the terraces. It’s part of life"

9 Jun 2017

After his shock diagnosis with prostate cancer in 2013, Phill was so grateful for the help he received from our Specialist Nurses that he signed up to march with Jeff Stelling last year and twice cycled to Amsterdam to raise money for us. As he prepares to do both – back-to-back – once again, he shares his thoughts on a roller coaster few years during a sleepless flight from Hong Kong.

"Dad’s death from prostate cancer completely changed my life"

3 Jun 2017

Nana Mensah-Bonsu was left broken after his dad's diagnosis with terminal prostate cancer. He tells us about the rollercoaster of emotions he experienced during the years of treatment that followed, how he rallied around his younger brothers and why he hopes joining Jeff Stelling's for his March for Men would make his late father proud.

Jeff Stelling’s March for Men gets underway in Exeter

3 Jun 2017

The legendary Soccer Saturday presenter begins his second epic fundraising walk for Prostate Cancer UK, hoping to raise more than £500k and visit more than 40 football clubs on a 400-mile trek to Newcastle.

Family, football and fraternity: why the Greens are marching from Exeter with Jeff Stelling

2 Jun 2017

As Jeff Stelling begins his epic 15-day March for Men from Exeter City's St James Park stadium this morning, we meet the Green family joining him today. A youth coach with the Grecians, Dan Green will walk with his mum, brother and sister alongside dad Rob, who was treated for prostate cancer in 2014.

Dominic Cork asks Stoke City FC: "How big is your prostate?" – and only Mark Hughes gets it right

2 Jun 2017

The former England cricketer is joining Jeff Stelling for the fifth day of his 400-mile March for Men, which starts at the ground of Cork's beloved Stoke City FC. We filmed him talking to the club manager, Mark Hughes, about his connection to Prostate Cancer UK and find out just how few of his players know the size of their prostate.

Thanks to our volunteers we’re making great strides for men’s health

1 Jun 2017

BLOG: With Volunteers’ Week beginning in the UK today and Jeff Stelling embarking on his March for Men tomorrow, our chief executive Angela Culhane hails our very own volunteers and supporters, explaining how they're helping Prostate Cancer UK to make great strides – quite literally, in the case of Jeff – in our fight against the most common cancer in men.

Jeff Stelling puts his best foot forward: “We march again for men and their families everywhere”

1 Jun 2017

BLOG: With his March for Men less than 24 hours away, Jeff Stelling's final exclusive blog for Prostate Cancer UK finds the Soccer Saturday presenter in bouyant mood ahead of his 400-mile football pilgrimage from Exeter to Newcastle over 15 days. Not even an early attack of blisters can dampen his excitement.