SCOTS celebrities have signed up for a showbiz footie kickabout to spotlight eco points throughout COP26.
Euromillions winner Jane Park and radio DJ George Bowie are amongst stars who will face-off in opposition to former professionals.
They are going to be joined by sea shanty singing sensation Nathan Evans for the Soccer Six Sport of Historical past.
The charity match goals to lift consciousness of the local weather disaster throughout the landmark summit in Glasgow subsequent month.
Hibs fan Jane, 25, of Niddrie, Edinburgh, wrote on Instagram: “Guys I’m so buzzing to inform you all I’m taking part in at Scotland’s inaugural Soccer Six Sport of Historical past charity soccer match highlighting atmosphere and local weather points.”
Different well-known faces who’ve signed up for the occasion at Hamilton Accies’ Fountain of Youth Stadium embody Scottish Labour chief Anas Sarwar, podcaster James English and Mrs Brown’s Boys star Gary Hollywood.
Outdated Agency footie legends Frank McAvennie, John Hartson and Derek Ferguson are amongst ex-players confirmed for the sport on November 7.
The groups will even be bolstered by scientists participating within the two-week lengthy COP26 convention.
College Faculty London professor Mark Maslin is amongst specialists pulling on their boots.
He stated: “Soccer has the facility to interrupt down boundaries and energise us all in our battle to avoid wasting the world. I actually consider that collectively we will make this a greater, safer, more healthy planet.”
Money raised shall be donated to Innocent, a charity that helps fight “eco-anxiety” amongst younger individuals.
Event founder Mark Abery stated: “We hope this match goes a great distance in direction of elevating consciousness and boosts motivation for the on a regular basis soccer fan to reside greener lives.”
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