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92 plus 1 Challenge

9 October 2013


and leading clubs in the football world, are supporting the 92 Plus 1 Challenge.along with big names FA Cup winning and international footballers,  To support Help for Heroes and the 92 Plus 1 Fundraising Team, former and current World, UEFA,


Fundraising football supporters are attempting a unique "football fans first" of visiting all 92 League clubs in top flight football, sandwiched between the two forthcoming England Internationals as Roy Hodgson's men take on Montenegro and Poland in back to back Wembley fixtures .Simon Cox, Darren Young (RAF), Mark Burns (RAF) and Mike Peters will be leaving Wembley Stadium after England's game against Montenegro this Friday as they take on the immense challenge over a 92 hour period to raise money for Battle Back, the sports rehabilitation initiative of Help for Heroes.


They are scheduled to arrive at the Coral Windows Stadium at roughly 8:30am this Sunday (13 October 2013) ahead of City's Sky Bet League 1 fixture at home to Tranmere Rovers. Please see challenge table below.
"We will be facing the daunting challenge of navigating the UK's road network on the 2,600 mile journey and see this as a fantastic way for football to show its support for our Help for Heroes.

"We set out in June with the vision of asking football to get behind the Challenge and the team are delighted to be joined by many of our footballing heroes on various legs and at leading venues, as we take on the Challenge. 

to help us. We have received amazing support from some of the top people in the game including Sir Geoff Hurst, Peter Shilton OBE, Ray Stubbs, Micky Hazard and Dean Ashton as the challenge captures imagination of football fans everywhere. Simon Cox, 92 Plus 1 Challenge founder, said: “We cannot thank enough, those who have stepped forward


"Members of our team have served in the forces for over 30 years and know how much good the funds raised for this charity will help those who have served to protect us. From a football fans view, it's an absolute honour to be involved in this challenge and we are asking football fans everywhere to follow our progress and contribute to our cause.

The team will be taking on the challenge in a Help for Heroes branded vehicle, supplied by Marshals of Milton Keynes and are due to arrive back at Wembley at 6pm on Tuesday 15th October in time for the game against Poland.


They will be joined on parts of the challenge by former professional footballers Micky Hazard (former Spurs, Chelsea and Swindon Town legend), Daryl Sutch (former Norwich City defender), Trevor Benjamin (former Leicester City and Jamaican International), Barry Hayles (former Fulham and Jamaican International), Shaun Teale (former Aston Villa and Tranmere defender), Paul Gibbs (former Brentford, Colchester, Plymouth and Torquay defender) and Wayne Fereday (former QPR, Newcastle and Cardiff City winger).Many more legends past and present and will be announced as the challenge progresses.


Fans can actively follow the progress of the team on

 Twitter by following@92plus1 


www.92plus1.co.uk


www.facebook.com/92plus1.


Challenge Timetable

 

Friday 11th October        

ETA 22:00 Leave Wembley

ETA 22:40 Queens Park Rangers 

ETA 23:17 Fulham

ETA 23:44 Chelsea

 

Saturday 12th October

ETA 00:23 Brentford

ETA 01:13 AFC Wimbledon

ETA 02:16 Crystal Palace

ETA 03:14 Millwall

ETA 03:57 Charlton Athletic

ETA 05:17 Gillingham

ETA 06:44 West Ham United

ETA 07:21 Leyton Orient

ETA 08:02 Tottenham Hotspur

ETA 08:36 Arsenal

ETA 09:47 Dagenham & Redbridge

ETA 11:17 Southend United

ETA 12:37 Colchester United

ETA 13:24 Ipswich Town

ETA 14:49 Norwich City

ETA 17:06 Peterborough United

ETA 18:21 Leicester City

ETA 19:23 Coventry City

ETA 20:15 Birmingham City

ETA 20:49 Aston Villa

ETA 21:18 West Bromwich Albion

ETA 21:58 Wolverhampton Wanderers

ETA 22:35 Walsall

ETA 23:36 Burton Albion

 

Sunday 13th October

ETA 00:42 Derby County

ETA 01:35 Nottingham Forest

ETA 01:57 Notts County

ETA 02:43 Mansfield Town

ETA 03:27 Chesterfield

ETA 04:25 Sheffield United

ETA 04:51 Sheffield Wednesday

ETA 05:27 Rotherham United

ETA 06:11 Doncaster Rovers

ETA 07:03 Barnsley

ETA 07:54 Huddersfield Town

ETA 08:37 Bradford City

ETA 09:15 Leeds United

ETA 10:30 Scunthorpe United

ETA 11:31 Hull City

ETA 13:06 York City

ETA 14:35 Middlesbrough

ETA 15:18 Hartlepool United

ETA 16:14 Sunderland

ETA 16:56 Newcastle United

ETA 18:37 Carlisle United

ETA 20:12 Morecombe

ETA 21:29 Fleetwood Town

ETA 22:03 Blackpool

ETA 22:46 Preston North End

ETA 23:23 Blackburn Rovers

ETA 23:55 Accrington Stanley

 

Monday 14th October

ETA 00:29 Burnley

ETA 01:19 Bury

ETA 01:53 Rochdale

ETA 02:25 Oldham Athletic

ETA 02:59 Manchester City

ETA 03:36 Manchester United

ETA 04:23 Bolton Wanderers

ETA 05:02 Wigan Athletic

ETA 05:53 Liverpool

ETA 06:16 Everton

ETA 06:49 Tranmere Rovers

ETA 08:03 Crewe Alexandra

ETA 08:48 Stoke City

ETA 09:20 Port Vale

ETA 10:38 Shrewsbury Town

ETA 12:05 Cheltenham Town

ETA 13:50 Oxford United

ETA 15:13 Northampton Town

ETA 16:04 MK Dons

ETA 17:24 Stevenage

ETA 18:26 Watford

ETA 19:27 Wycombe Wanderers

ETA 20:25 Reading

ETA 21:37 Swindon Town

ETA 23:59 Swansea City

 

Tuesday 15th October

ETA 01:07 Cardiff City

ETA 01:58 Newport County

ETA 02:54 Bristol City

ETA 03:25 Bristol Rovers

ETA 06:02 Plymouth Argyle

ETA 07:14 Torquay United

ETA 08:12 Exeter City

ETA 09:40 Yeovil Town

ETA 11:25 Bournemouth

ETA 12:30 Southampton

ETA 13:19 Portsmouth

ETA 14:54 Brighton & Hove Albion

ETA 15:42 Crawley Town

ETA 18:00 Wembley!



 

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