Wilson for England!

Wilson for England!

March 26, 2014 AFC Chorley 0

Step aside Joe Hart, prescription there is a new man in between the sticks. It has been confirmed that our very own AFC Chorley player/manager James Wilson has been picked to play in the Rock FM’s Cash for Kids charity match at Victory Park against Once Upon A Smile FC, ask a team made up of British TV soap stars including ex Emmerdale star Danny Miller, case who is also co-founder of the charity “Once Upon A Smile”. The event which is due to take place at Chorley FC’s home ground Victory Park on Sunday 4th May is set to be a fantastic day for all involved. It is great news that our team have managed to secure this match as it has previously been held at local rivals Bamber Bridge.

The full list of soapstars who are playing in the match cannot be released due to recording schedules but going by previous years it is set to be a great bunch of celebrities wanting to make a different to lives in our region. Tickets for the event can be purchased from Chorley FC Club Shop every week day from 10am till 2pm or online through Rock FM. Tickets are £4 per person and entry to the ground is ticket only.

Player profile

jamesName: James Wilson

Age: 36 years young

Position: Goalkeeper (Or wherever a hole needs filling)


Weight: Classified information (Doesn’t stop this machine getting down low)

Bio: James started watching Chorley in 1988. He has also played rugby league for Chorley Cheiftains/Lynx at under 19’s at Victory park. In the last few years James took over as player manager for AFC Chorley. A bit if a joker in the team but with drive to give younger players the opportunity to represent the town. As well as running the supporters team, James is part of the stewarding team at Victory Park.


If you want to sponsor James in his bid to help the fantastic charities and support his efforts of playing the full 90 minutes (Which could be a good watch!) then please visit his JustGiving page and donate!



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