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    Soccer Aid’s Marvin Humes steals the ball from captain Olly Murs as England’s stars prepare for clash with World XI at Old Trafford

    Soccer Aid star Marvin Humes was showing off his sporting skills as the England players completed their last day of training before the charity match on Sunday.

    The DJ managed to steal the ball away from Olly Murs during a practise game, as the team prepared to go head-to-head with the World XI team at Old Trafford in Manchester.

    It comes after Soccer Aid 2020 was delayed from its usual start date in June due to concerns sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, with this year’s match being the first in its history to be played behind closed doors.

    He’s got the moves! Soccer Aid star Marvin Humes was showing off his sporting skills as the England players completed their last day of training before the charity match on Sunday

    Marvin donned his England training kit as he joined singer Olly on the pitch and to his clear upset succeeded in tackling the ball from him.

    The pair showed off their skills under the watchful eyes of managers Sam Allardyce and Wayne Rooney. 

    Mark Wright is also set to return to the Three Lions side for the charity after making his Soccer Aid debut back in 2016.

    Determined: The DJ is set to join the Three Lions going head-to-head with the World XI in the match at Old Trafford in Manchester

    Determined: The DJ is set to join the Three Lions going head-to-head with the World XI in the match at Old Trafford in Manchester

    Excited: Fitness guru Joe Wicks has also joined the England side, which has been managed by Wayne Rooney

    Excited: Fitness guru Joe Wicks has also joined the England side, which has been managed by Wayne Rooney

    Off he goes! Captain Olly Murs joined his team-mates in a five-a-side warm up game ahead of the big match

    Off he goes! Captain Olly Murs joined his team-mates in a five-a-side warm up game ahead of the big match

    You can do it! Manager Sam Allardyce offered Olly and Mark Wright (far right) some words of wisdom ahead of the game

    You can do it! Manager Sam Allardyce offered Olly and Mark Wright (far right) some words of wisdom ahead of the game

    Olly is also back in the squad and for the first time has been named Captain. 

    Fitness star Joe Wicks will also join the England side, along with actor Tom Davis, comedian Lee Mack and presenter Paddy McGuinness.

    As ever the side will also feature plenty of football veterans, including David James, Ashley Cole, Michael Owen and Katie Chapman.

    Becks in the making? McFly's Danny Jones was in ideal shape for the training

    Cool: Meanwhile comedian Lee Mack also displayed his best ball skills

    Becks in the making? McFly’s Danny Jones (left) and comedian Lee Mack (right) were ready and in shape for the training

    Sports fan: Mark Wright is also set to return to the Three Lions side for the charity after making his Soccer Aid debut back in 2016

    Sports fan: Mark Wright is also set to return to the Three Lions side for the charity after making his Soccer Aid debut back in 2016

    Meanwhile the World XI sees Iain Stirling join forces with Love Island’s Kem Cetinay, presenter Ore Oduba, and DJ Roman Kemp.

    The legends include Patrice Evra, Darren Fletcher and Lianne Sanderson.

    Harry Redknapp has returned to manage the side, along with Bryan Robson and Vic Bettinelli.

    Smooth: Joe proved he had some skills with the ball as he joined the stars in training

    Smooth: Joe proved he had some skills with the ball as he joined the stars in training

    Smooth: Joe proved he had some skills with the ball as he joined the stars in training

    Daring: As ever the England side will also feature plenty of football veterans, including David James, Ashley Cole, Michael Owen and Katie Chapman

    Daring: As ever the England side will also feature plenty of football veterans, including David James, Ashley Cole, Michael Owen and Katie Chapman

    Football star: Actor Tom Davies celebrated his goal during the friendly match

    Almost there! The team were taking part in their final day of training

    Football star: Actor Tom Davies celebrated his goal as the team took part in their final day of training

    Smooth moves: Paddy McGuinness showed off his newly-bleached blonde hair as he took part in training

    Smooth moves: Paddy McGuinness showed off his newly-bleached blonde hair as he took part in training

    Star-studded: The England side has seen an array of stars taking part since Soccer Aid began back in 2006

    Star-studded: The England side has seen an array of stars taking part since Soccer Aid began back in 2006

    Last month Kem admitted he came close to pulling out of the matching after tearing his hamstring during training.

    He told The Sun: ‘I was pushing myself too hard and one day I heard it pop and I was in agony. It happened about three weeks before the game. 

    ‘It started bruising up straight away so I knew it was bad. The next day I saw the physio and he said I’d torn it.

    Don't stop! Yung Filly was pursued by Katie Chapman and Mark as he headed for the goal

    Don't stop! Yung Filly was pursued by Katie Chapman and Mark as he headed for the goal

    Don’t stop! Yung Filly was pursued by Katie Chapman and Mark as he headed for the goal

    Funnyman: Comedian John Bishop has also made a return to the England squad

    Funnyman: Comedian John Bishop has also made a return to the England squad

    Getting in shape: Love Island narrator Iain Stirling led the stars from the World XI in the midst of training

    Getting in shape: Love Island narrator Iain Stirling led the stars from the World XI in the midst of training

    ‘He was like, ‘Realistically you probably shouldn’t play but we can give it our best shot’, so I’m just hoping for the best.

    ‘I’d rather get injured again in the game and play a bit than watch on the side and feel gutted. I’ll just see how I get on.

    His reality star pal, Mark Wright, reportedly suffered a similar fate in 2019 when he tore his hamstring.

    Back to work: Harry Redknapp has returned to manage the international side, along with Bryan Robson and Vic Bettinelli

    Back to work: Harry Redknapp has returned to manage the international side, along with Bryan Robson and Vic Bettinelli

    Changes: It comes after Soccer Aid 2020 was delayed from its usual start date in June due to concerns sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic

    Changes: It comes after Soccer Aid 2020 was delayed from its usual start date in June due to concerns sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic

    No fans: This year's match is the first in its history to be played behind closed doors

    No fans: This year’s match is the first in its history to be played behind closed doors

    Important: Soccer Aid was founded in 2006 by singer Robbie Williams and Jonathan Wilkes to raise funds for UNICEF UK

    Important: Soccer Aid was founded in 2006 by singer Robbie Williams and Jonathan Wilkes to raise funds for UNICEF UK

    He was able to battle through and make it onto the Soccer Aid pitch alongside the likes of Mo Farah and Joe Wicks, and he has been guiding Kem through his recovery.   

    The match will broadcast live on ITV, with coverage once again hosted by Dermot O’Leary.

    Soccer Aid was founded in 2006 by singer Robbie Williams and Jonathan Wilkes to raise funds for UNICEF UK, with this year’s funds going to Generation COVID, which will directly help those whose lives have been impacted by coronavirus.

    Charity: This year's funds will go to Generation COVID, which will directly help those whose lives have been impacted by coronavirus

    Charity: This year’s funds will go to Generation COVID, which will directly help those whose lives have been impacted by coronavirus

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