Fans' delight as charity football match raises over £1,000

The two teams that played a charity match at Ely City FC for Prostate Cancer UK

A charity match held at Ely City FC raised over £1,000 for Prostate Cancer UK. - Credit: Pete Maynard

Three football fans have shown their delight as they helped raise over £1,000 from a charity match. 

The match at Ely City FC’s Demcom Stadium raised £1,130 for Prostate Cancer UK in front of a healthy crowd on July 23. 

It was an event organised by Ollie Cowan, Kurtis Mpundu and Joe Maynard, after Joe got in touch with the Nothing to Lose podcast co-hosts on how to support the charity. 

The main event was Nothing to Lose XI, managed by Ollie and Kurtis, versus a Prostate Cancer UK XI led by Joe. 

Despite going behind, it was a comfortable victory for Nothing to Lose who prevailed 11-4 as Will Crisp bagged five for the night. 

Ollie Cowan and Kurtis Mpundu of Nothing to Lose podcast

Ollie Cowan and Kurtis Mpundu of the Nothing to Lose podcast, who both took part in the charity match for Prostate Cancer UK. - Credit: Ollie Cowan

But the event was worth more than a game of football. 

“£860 was raised on the Just Giving page, and on the night, a further £270 was added to the total,” Ollie said. 

“The total raised is £1,130; a massive thank you to everybody who donated.” 

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