For immediate release
26 July 2012
Hollywood Nights Mark Wright and Hollywood Actor Tamer Hassan Join Forces To Raise Money with Celebrity Charity Soccer.
Hollywood actor and cult British favourite of films like The Football Factory and The Business, Tamer Hassan and Hollywood Nights Actor Mark Wright have joined forces to organise a celebrity charity soccer event.
Hassan, will lead his team The Farnborough Celebrity XI against Mark Wright’s ‘Essex FC’’ to raise money for the children’s ward at Frimley Park Hospital.
The event will honour ex Wimbledon player, Kevin Cooper’s family friend Irene Grinham, who is fighting the dreaded liver disease, she has months left to live.
The match will take place on Sunday, 5th August 2012; kick off at 1 O’clock at Farnborough FC, followed by a gala dinner and celebrity auction led by Tamer Hassan, donations Joe Calzaghe, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Darren Campbell, Frank Lampard, STEPS memorabilia and so much more.
Money raised by the event will go towards Frimley Park Hospital children's unit who offer a wide range of facilities to care for children of different age groups including a dedicated teenage unit, funds will provide a once in a life time special opportunity to enable Irene Grinham to enjoy the remaining months of her life with her family.
Tamer is not taking this game lightly, using his competitive spirit to select only the fittest celebs with the skills to take on ‘Essex FC’ legends.
Actor, Hassan said: “I’m carefully choosing only the fittest celebs; each and every one of them has been put through their paces to make sure they are fit to wear the shirt. We promise to bring an entertaining game on the day.”
The Hollywood actor’s team includes sporting celebrities Lucien Laviscount, Taser Hassan (Actor and Model), Kevin Cooper (Ex Wimbledon player) TOWIE’s Mario Falcone, Tom Kilby, The Dream Idols, Eastenders actors Thomas Law, Sam Attwater, Jamie Borthwick and more will demonstrate their competitive spirit as they step on Farnborough FC ground next weekend.
Hassan said: “Irene’s story really touched my heart; I will always do what I can for charitable causes, I’ll be bringing my team of celebrities together to enjoy football. We are going to do our very best to raise money for Frimley Park Hospital and the beautiful Irene Grinham”
Wright said: “Looking forward to the game The Farnborough Celebrity XI better be ready for us. It’s for good cause, so I’m happy to bring my Essex FC to the game”
Tickets are £8 for adults, £5 for children and seniors. Gala Dinner and celebrity auction tickets are £30. Limited tickets are available http://www.farnboroughfc.co.uk or at the gate. Fans can purchase tickets online for lower prices and to avoid disappointment. On the day tickets will be £10 for all.
For more information about the event, contact:
Media Enquiries: Lydia Frempong at Butterfly PR
Phone: +44 (0) 7429 273 158
Note to Editors
About Tamer Hassan
Tamer has been living between LA and London over the last five years. His most recent film
ʻThe Doubleʼ with co-stars Richard Gere and Martin Sheen is coming out this year, directed by Michael Brandt. Hassan also starred in the NCIS LA, appearing in a regular role alongside Mark Harmon.
Tamer has now come back to London full time to shoot his new project ʻPlayerʼ which he has written, and will also be starring in for his directorial debut.
To his credit and perhaps detriment at times, Tamer is no self-publicist, but has plenty to shout about having acted alongside many more Hollywood stars such as Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Mads Mikkelsen and Gemma Arterton (Clash of the Titans) Aaron Johnson and Nicholas Cage (Kickass) Vigo Mortensen (Eastern Promises); Bob Hoskins, Morgan Freeman and Jet Lee (Unleashed), Daniel Craig (Layer Cake) and 50cent (Dead Man Running) as well as taking the lead in TVʼs Hannibal of the Alps about the life of the Carthaginian military commander.
Playing to his strengths, Tamer portrays the humorous, loveable rogue well, (The Business, The Football Factory) which will no doubt endear him to a certain type of film fan, but, unlike many of his peers, Tamer introduces good looks and a powerful yet cheeky screen presence to these roles…and it works! Apprenticeship served, itʼs time to take the lead!
Away from the big screen, Tamer is a family man through and through and an ambassador of Onelife, a charity that focuses on youth development and mentorship, providing emotional and practical support to vulnerable young people in order to help them realise their potential. He also supports charities such as The Damilola Taylor Trust and Beat Bullying and most recently, the Ben Kinsella – Stamp Out Knife Crime.
Tamer Hassan, Hollywood and British Actor, Mark Wright, Kevin Cooper (ex Wimbledon) Lucien Laviscount (Waterloo Road, Celeb BB, Taser Hassan (Actor & Model) Tom Kilby (TOWIE) Gavin Ramjaun (ITV Daybreak), Leo the Lion, (Singer from the Streets) Zac Lichman (Big Brother) Lee Ryan (BLUE) Simon Webbe (BLUE) Jamie Borthwick (Jay Mitchell Eastenders)Thomas Law ( Peter Beale Eastenders) Sam Attwater (Ex Eastenders/Dancing on Ice) Tubes (Soccer AM), Rocket (Soccer AM) Frankie Fryer, Adam Smith(Soccer AM) Ian Selley (ex pro Arsenal) Jimmy Carter (Ex Liverpool/Arsenal) David Howells (ex Spurs) Jimmy Walker (Ex pro) George Wright (Hollywood Nights) Jack Tweed, Nick Wilson (nick da funk) Hollywood Nights, Eddie McGoldrick (Ex Arsenal)
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