campaign.‘Football Remembers’Prior to Saturday’s match against Rotherham United, both squads will join together to commemorate the Christmas Truce matches of 1914, under the Barclays Premier League, Sky Bet Championship and Football Association
Bluebirds and Millers starting players and match officials will stand together for a group photograph ahead of the 3pm kick-off, carrying a Football Remembers banner, accompanied by a formal address over the Cardiff City Stadium PA.
This weekend sees the start of ‘Football Remembers Week’, whereby we honour one of the most iconic moments of the First World War, the 1914 Christmas Truce football matches.
Photos from matches across the country will be available to view on the FootballRemembers.com website, while both club’s will post the image on their respective social media accounts.
Football Remembers kicked off in May 2014 when the partners launched a Football Remembers education pack that was sent to more than 30,000 schools across the UK. It includes resources to help children learn about the Truce and football’s role in recruitment and morale during the First World War.
Football Remembers also features legacy projects that ensure that young people will continue to be learn about the First World War for decades to come. The programme will continue through to 2018 highlighting the involvement of footballers and football.