So many of you have raised huge sums of money for worthy causes over the years.
So many of you have raised huge sums of money for worthy causes over the years.

Hats off to you all - 10 retro photos of Hartlepool and East Durham fundraising football matches which have raised so much for charity

Fundraising football is in the spotlight with the Soccer Aid match planned for this weekend.

Friday, 3rd September 2021, 5:40 pm

Once again, England will take on the Rest of the World in an annual event which raises money for UNICEF.

It’s a fantastic cause and it gives us a chance to reminisce on some wonderful fundraising football matches closer to home.

Take a look and see if there is a player or a game that you remember from Hartlepool and East Durham.

And if you know of an excellent fundraising event in the area, why not tell us about it?

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