Football Aid 2017 - Play at Macron Stadium!

Sign up to follow in your Wanderers heroes footsteps and play at Macron Stadium!

How would you like to 'Live The Dream' at Macron Stadium and take part in a truly memorable 90 minute match on the hallowed turf?

Well now's your chance as Bolton Wanderers have teamed up with Football Aid to provide fans with the unique opportunity to create their own piece of club history by playing at The Macron in 2017, while raising valuable funds for charity at the same time.

Football Aid have been organising charity games for over 15 years now and are regarded as the original and best in delivering the ultimate pitch day experience. The game offers Trotters fans the unrivalled opportunity to experience a matchday in the same way the likes of Mark Beevers, Zach Clough, Jay Spearing, and co do every other week.

As a player you'll get the chance to pull on your very own exclusive personalised Bolton Wanderers replica shirt in the official changing rooms, experience the thrill of walking down the tunnel to the sound of a cheering crowd and step out onto the hallowed turf proudly sporting your official playing kit and represent the Trotters in a never to be forgotten 90 minutes of football!

To add to that, the matches at Macron Stadium have also been supported by a host of fantastic Bolton legends in recent years, with the likes of Tony Kelly, John McGinlay, David Lee, Mike Whitlow, Gavin McCann and many more all lending their extra special support by playing alongside or managing the fans on their big day.

Securing your position couldn’t be easier, just visit and choose the Bolton game and you’ll then have two fixed price options: Option 1: Buy Now - Book your place with a one off payment, or Option 2: Sponsored to Play - Pay a non-refundable £100 deposit for your place, then pay the remaining balance anytime before Fri 27th Jan 2017.

Trotters fan Mark Done took part in 2015 and told Football Aid all about his experience after the game:

"From the moment we arrived we were made to feel like true professional players and it was an experience that has to be tried. To follow in the footsteps of professional footballers is something that many won’t experience, but if you’re lucky enough to do it then you’re in no better hands than that of Football Aid. 

The setup was just amazing, pre match massage and the sight of walking into the changing room with your kit hanging up with your name on was absolutely spine tingling. Pre-match tactics and drills on the pitch, final words of encouragement from the gaffer waiting for the bell to ring to acknowledge the teams to walk down the tunnel and to then walk out onto the pitch was just filled with stuff from dreams. If you have the urge to fulfil a boyhood fantasy like me, there is no better place and no better charity foundation to do it with and you will leave on the day with memories to cherish forever!!"

So if you're keen to secure a place on your Field of Dreams this season, why not visit and sign up today! If you’d like any additional information, you can call Football Aid on tel: 0131 220 5999, e-mail:, post on their Facebook page: or send a tweet to @FootballAid.

Since forming in 2001 Football Aid have allowed over 17,000 football fans the chance to Live the Dream in 645 matches all over the UK, while raising over £2.3m for charity. The unique concept was the brainchild of businessman and Football Aid Founder Craig Paterson and funds raised from this year's event will benefit the work of a charitable project nominated by Bolton Wanderers Community Trust, as well as projects nominated by Football Aid’s parent charity Field of Dreams.

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