Enjoy an evening with a panel of Football Heroes hosted by BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Presenter and Roar’s Non-Executive Director Chris Mann. Steve Claridge, Graham Daniels, John “Shaggy” Taylor and also the current West Ham United Manager David Moyes have been confirmed for the panel! As well as the high quality food and entertainment, there will be the opportunity to get involved with a series of exciting charity raffles and auctions.
Graham Daniels is the Chair of Cambridge United Community Trust and has been involved in the charity since its founding in March 2010. Cambridge United Community Trust aims to use the power of sport and the brand of Cambridge United to positively influence people throughout Cambridge and surrounding areas. Graham has also been the General Director for Christians in Sport since 2002 and is an Associate Staff member of The Round Church at St. Andrew the Great (StAG) Church, Cambridge.
Steve Claridge is one of the country’s best known TV football pundits whose playing career included two spells as a star forward with Cambridge United.
In a varied and lengthy career the 51 year old played at every single level in the English leagues in more than 1,000 games. He was in the U’s team that got the club promoted to the First Division and he scored 28 goals in just 79 appearances for the “U’s” between 1990 and 92 then after a brief spell away returned later that year and scored a further 18 goals in 53 games.
Career highlights for Steve include getting the goal that saw Leicester City promoted to the Premier League and the following season scoring the winning goal in the Football League Club Final. Steve formally retired from football ten years ago and moved into media work mainly with the BBC on shows like Football Focus and the Football League Show.
During his illustrious career, Cambridge United star striker John Taylor made over 500 league appearances, scoring a record 108 goals for Cambridge United during his two stints with the Club in 1988 to 1992 and 1997 to 2004.
In 1988, Taylor joined a young team hungry for success and after a season on the fringes of the side, he quickly built up a partnership with Dion Dublin to forge arguably Cambridge United’s most successful ever striking duo. This led to an amazing run of success for the Club that culminated in successive promotions from Division 4 to Division 2.
In his second stint with Cambridge United, Taylor’s goals helped United to promotion from Division 3 in 1999 and in total he went on to score a further 40 goals for the club. After hanging up his boots, he went on to manage the Club between 2001 – 2004.
David Moyes is a Scottish professional football coach and former player who was most recently the manager of West Ham United. He was previously the manager of Preston North End, Everton, Manchester United, Real Sociedad and Sunderland. He was the 2003, 2005 and 2009 League Managers Association Manager of the Year. He is also on the committee for the League Managers Association in an executive capacity.
Moyes made over 540 league appearances as a centre-half in a playing career that began with Celtic, where he won a championship medal. He then played for Cambridge United, Bristol City, Shrewsbury Town and Dunfermline Athletic before ending his playing career with Preston North End.
Please specify any requirements in the additional information of your order.
This event is restricted to over 18’s, but we have plenty of great all age events!