Former Sheffield Wednesday stars Chris Waddle and John Sheridan have lent their support to a special charity match at Hillsborough and saw them take charge of 22 Owls fans.
Supporters experienced playing on the pitch in the ‘Master Cutler’s Challenge FA(ke) Cup to help raise money for St Luke’s Hospice, Rotherham Hospice Trust and the club’s Community Programme.
Ex Owls players John Pearson and Miguel Llera made star appearances as well as former Premier League official Uriah Rennie referering the match.
Sheridan’s team came away cup holders winning an impressive 6-4!
Former Owls winger Chris Waddle said: “It was a great day and a once in a lifetime opportunity for these guys to play at Hillsborough. They got an opportunity to play which they thoroughly enjoyed.
“It was a good game. There was some cracking goals and it’s all for a good cause.”
The fundraiser who raised the most cash prior to the match will be invited to a home game and have the opportunity to meet their favourite player.
John Pearson, said: “It was so good to see Chris and John here showing their support to the match and the players. They really got involved and supported everyone playing.
“We’ve raised a lot of money for the charities and would like to say thanks to everyone who took part.”