David Beckham
David Beckham back at Man Utd for Unicef charity match Reuters

Manchester United legend David Beckham will lead Great Britain and Ireland XI when they take on the Rest of the World XI during the Unicef charity match at Old Trafford on Saturday, 14 November.

Where to Watch

Kick-off is set for 3pm GMT. There is no live coverage of the match in the UK. Catch the highlights on Match of the Day on BBC One and BBC One HD at 10:20pm GMT.


Great Britain and Ireland XI will be managed by United legend Sir Alex Ferguson, while Carlo Ancelotti will be the man in charge of the Rest of the World XI. Both teams will have a star-studded line-up for the Unicef charity match on Saturday.

United fans in particular will have a lot to look forward to as they can see their former players like Ryan Giggs, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Paul Scholes join Beckham and Ferguson at Old Trafford.

Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane will captain the Rest of the World XI. Former United star Edwin van der Sar, Ji-sung Park and Dwight Yorke are included in Ancelotti's squad for the upcoming charity fixture at Old Trafford.

Sir Alex Ferguson says goodbye to the Premier League. (Photo: Reuters)
Sir Alex Ferguson will be the manager of Great Britain and Ireland XI for the charity match Reuters

Beckham has been Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for 10 years and to mark his 10<sup>th anniversary, the former United, Real and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder has launched a new project:7.Org: The David Beckham Unicef Fund. You can donate by clicking here.

What They Say

David Beckham: "It's incredible that we're going to be bringing so many of the world's greatest footballers together under one roof for this match. It's a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness and vital funds for Unicef to help improve the lives of children across the world."

Team News

Great Britain & Ireland

Squad: David Seaman, David James, Jamie Carragher, Sol Campbell, Phil Neville, John Terry, Ashley Cole, Darren Fletcher, Nicky Butt, Trevor Sinclair, Paul Scholes, Gary McAllister, Ryan Giggs, David Beckham (captain), Michael Owen, Peter Crouch, Alan Smith.

Manager: Sir Alex Ferguson

Rest Of The World

Squad: Edwin van der Sar, Raimond van der Gouw, Cafu, Fernando Hierro, Fernando Couto, Mikael Silvestre, Maxwell, Luis Figo, Robert Pires, Christian Karembeu, Park Ji-sung, Clarence Seedorf, Patrick Vieira, Michael Ballack, Ronaldinho, Zinedine Zidane (captain), Dwight Yorke, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Patrick Kluivert, Landon Donovan.

Manager: Carlo Ancelotti