I look forward to working with Tamer and Butterfly PR on the upcoming celebrity match, which I’m sure, will help raise the profile of Show Racism the Red Card and help to combat discrimination in sport
Hollywood actor and British film icon Tamer Hassan, of movies such as ‘The Football Factory’ and ‘The Business’ and British Actor and ‘Eastenders favourite’ Shane Richie Show Racism the Red Card with Celebrity Soccer.
Hassan, will lead his new team ‘Tamer Hassan’s Celebrity XI ‘against ‘Shane Richie’s Celebrity XI’ to raise awareness for Show Racism the Red Card, the campaign that uses high profile footballers such as Luther Blisset, Jason Euell, Rio Ferdinand, Cesc Fàbregas and Sol Campbell to educate against racism.
The match will take place on Sunday, 23rd September 2012; 1 o’clock kick off at Bromley FC, followed by a dinner and celebrity auction led by Tamer Hassan, with donations from Danny Dyer, Salomon Kalou, Shane Richie, Luther Blisset, Rio Ferdinand, Darren Campbell and more.
Jeremy Dolke , Chairman of Bromley FC said: "We are looking forward to welcoming Tamer Hassan and Butterfly PR to the home of Bromley football club, for what we see as a exiting working partnership, the whole aim is to support charities up and down the country while providing top class entertainment whilst having lots of fun"
Donations from the event will go towards Show Racism the Red Card an anti-racism charity that produces anti-racism educational resources, which harness the high profile of professional footballers such to combat racism throughout society.
Ged Grebby, Chief Executive of Show Racism the Red Card said: “Show Racism the Red Card welcome a new partnership with the actor Tamer Hassan and Butterfly PR. It’s an exciting development for Show Racism the Red Card and as well as being a new high profile partnership carries on a great tradition of actors supporting our events and aims.
“I look forward to working with Tamer and Butterfly PR on the upcoming celebrity match, which I’m sure, will help raise the profile of Show Racism the Red Card and help to combat discrimination in sport.”
Hassan’s ‘Tamer Celebrity XI’’ team Danny Dyer, Lucien Laviscount, Jeff Brazier, Kirk Norcross, Steve Collins, James Argent, Patrick Monahan, Chris Newman, George Riley, Jason Euell, Gavin Ramajaun, Mario Falcone, Darren Byfield plan to beat Shane Richie Celebrity XI’ players which include Jake Wood, Chuck Vern, Gary Lucy, Paul Canoville, Perry Fenwick, Clarke Carlisle, Greg Lake, Frank Sinclair, Thomas Law, Bradley Johnson, more to be confirmed.
Actor, Hassan said: "I’m bringing together my celebrity team to raise media awareness and money for an incredible cause, combined with a sport I absolutely love. We promise to bring an entertaining game on the day."
Actor, Richie said "My team know how to put on a performance, we want to support this important campaign, bring on the game on, my team are ready to win the cup"
Pre Match Tickets are £10 for adults, £5 for children and seniors, £30 for VIP’ entrance. Limited tickets are available at www.butterfly-pr.co.uk/LatestEvents Fans can purchase tickets online for lower prices or purchase general admission tickets on the day for £15 . Dinner and celebrity auction tickets are £50.
For more information about the event, contact:
Lydia Frempong at Butterfly PR
Phone: +44 (0) 7429 273 158
Note to Editors
Tamer Hassan(Hollywood Actor & British Film Icon), Danny Dyer (British Actor), Shane Richie (British Actor/Eastenders), Steve Collins (former professional boxer) Clarke Carlisle (Chairman of PFA), Gary Lucy (British Actor) Jeff Brazier (This Morning TV Presenter) Lucien Laviscount (British Actor & Singer) Les Ferdinand (Ex Footballer, Former Tottenham), Osei Sankofa (Ex Professional, former Charlton) James Argent (TOWIE), Patrick Monahan (Comedian , ITV Show Me The Funny), George Riley (BBC Journalist), Jason Euell (Ex Professional, former Charlton & Ambassador of Show Racism the Red Card), Gavin Ramajaun (ITV Daybreak Presenter) Greg Lake (George Shore & MTV Presenter) Bradley Johnson (X Factors Nu Vibe) Deana Uppal (CBB & Miss India UK 2012) Mario Falcone (TOWIE), Taser Hassan (Actor & Model) Darren Byfield (Ex Professional) Jake Wood (British Actor/Eastenders) Chuck Vern (British Actor/Eastenders), Perry Fenwick (British Actor/Eastenders) Thomas Law (British Actor/Eastenders) Josh Fines (Professional Footballer) Luther Blisset (Ex Professional, former AC Milan, Watford/England), Kenzie (Blazin Squad, CBB), Leo the Lion (Former Singer of The Streets ) Chris Newman (Soccer on Screen & Sports Choreographer) Dan Gerard (Semi Pro Footballer), Frank Sinclair (Ex Professional, former Chelsea), Efe Sodje (Profession Footballer, Bury), Scott McGleish (Professional Footballer, former Bristol Rovers), Clint Easton (Ex Professional, former Watford), Anwar Uddin (Professional Footballer, Ex West Ham), Paul Elliot (Former Chelsea Captain) Paul Canoville (Ex Professional, former Chelsea) Wayne Burnett (Ex footballer,1st Team Coach, Dagenham & Redbridge), Leroy Rosenior (Ex Professional, former West Ham) more names be confirmed.
About Show Racism the Red Card
Show Racism the Red Card is an anti-racism charity, which was established in January 1996. The aim of the organisation is to produce anti-racist educational resources, which harness the high profile of professional footballers to combat racism throughout society.
Their educational materials are very accessible and have been highly successful over many years. Footballers are role models for young people who will listen to them and learn from them. Over the years they have increased the range and quality of their resources, however the central resource remains the ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ film, which features professional footballers.
The organisation has built up a pool of professional footballers as patrons and one of the highlights of their work remains the interaction of the players with young people at events at Football Clubs. To find out more or make a donations please visit http://www.srtrc.org
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 TV’s 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, he also supports charities such as The Damilola Taylor Trust and Beat Bullying and most recently, the Ben Kinsella – Stamp Out Knife Crime.