Troops Cheer on England at Wembley
hundred servicemen and women will be at Wembley Stadium tonight
to cheer on England as they take on Brazil. The tickets have been
provided by The FA as part of their on-going partnership with
Tickets For Troops.
The FA have
supported Tickets For Troops since the charity was established in
2009, providing five hundred tickets for every England
International at Wembley Stadium. Over 13,000 tickets have
been donated for these fixtures to date.
Troops patron and England Captain, Steven Gerrard said:
"Young men and women are risking their lives every day and Tickets
and Troops is a very simple way of respecting heir courage and
The Chairman of
the FA, David Bernstein, paid tribute to the charity at the
recent launch of the 150th Anniversary of the
Football Association at the Connaught Rooms, in central London.
Mr Bernstein said: "l'd like to pay tribute to football's
relationship with our armed services. They are historic and close
friends of the game and I am delighted we can in our own small way
repay their great service to us through initiatives such as Tickets
manager, Roy Hodgson, showed his support saying "I have
always been a great supporter of our Armed Forces and there is a
strong connection between the England football team and the support
of those that serve our country."
young men and women, who serve us in such a dedicated, courageous
and loyal way, should make us all feel very