After a three-year hiatus, the Derby County All-Stars will return to defend their crown at Spondon Cricket Club this Sunday 17th July 2022 as the Colin Bloomfield Charity Cricket Cup match takes place.
Organised by Derby supporter Neil Bennett, the event raises funds for the vital projects delivered by the Derby County Community Trust, and this year will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1971/72 Division 1 title.
Former Rams players such as Phil Gee, Roger Davies, Michael Johnson, Roy McFarland and John O’Hare will be joined by ex-cricketer Kevin Dean and local auctioneer Charles Hanson to form the All-Stars side.
The day is designed for all the family, with gates opening at 12pm before the match officially started by Derby North MP Amanda Solloway, gets underway at 2pm,
There will be the opportunity to take part in raffles and games, visit the Rams Heritage Trust Stand, listen to music by local recording artist Tom Walsh and hear the iconic We Are Derby poem performed by Jamie Thrasivoulou.
Alongside the programme of activity there will be food stalls, including local favourites Project D, children’s entertainment provided by Stuart Brown, penalty shoot-outs and the chance to meet club mascots Rammie and Ewie.
Entry is just £2 for Adults and FREE for Children and picnics are welcome.
The event will take place outdoors, with high temperatures forecast, so spectators are advised to bring appropriate sun protection as there is limited indoor space.
For more information, please see the event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/539956077746261