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Robson and Co in town tie
7:10am Thursday 21st June 2012 in News
EVESHAM United hope to see football legends Bryan Robson and Andy Cole grace their new stadium next month.
The squads have been announced for the clash between Evesham United Old Boys and Manchester United Legends to open the Spiers & Hartwell Jubilee Stadium on Saturday, July 7 (2.30pm).
Former England captain Robson and striking star Cole are included for Man United but the team will be announced closer to the time. Other big names in the squad include Denis Irwin, and Sammy McIlroy.
Fans of Evesham, managed by Mick Brennan, will also get to see some familiar names from their past, including former boss Paul West. Robins chairman Jim Cockerton said the access to the stadium will be completed and ready for use in time for the opener.
MANCHESTER UNITED LEGENDS
Fraser Digby, Denis Irwin, Sammy McIlroy, David May, Andy Ritchie, Bryan Robson, Andy Cole, Peter Davenport, Ben Thornley, Mike Duxbury, Clayton Blackmore, Russell Beardsmore, Andy McLoughlin, Arthur Albiston and Deiniol Graham.
EVESHAM UNITED LEGENDS
Tim Hall, Chris Taylor, Colin Campbell, Steve Hands, Sean Cotterill, Perry Adams, Keith Brown, Paul West, Rob Candy, Simon Brain, Tim Davies, Paul Tustin, Colin Saunders, Nigel Russell, Neil Emms, Chris Wright, Gary Stevens, Andy Smith, Dave Adey, Trevor Whittington, Matt Coppin, Brett Fleetwood and Richard Clarke.
EVESHAM UNITED PRE-SEASON
Saturday, July 14: Newport (h) (3pm); Tuesday, July 17: Hereford (h) (7.45pm); Thursday, July 19: Shrewsbury (h) (7.45pm); Saturday, July 21: Cheltenham (h) (3pm); Tuesday, July 24: Malvern (a) (7.45pm); Saturday, July 28: Littleton (h) (3pm); Tuesday, July 31: Pershore (a) (7.45pm).