Information for all Cardiff City fans heading to Birmingham on Saturday, as both clubs join to support and pay tribute to the armed forces.
campaign. A minute silence will be held prior to kick-off at St. Andrew’s, while as a further act of remembrance, the squad, Russell Slade and his backroom staff will all wear black armbands for the match.#FootballRemembersFollowing our minute silence at home prior to our match against Leeds United, Cardiff City and Birmingham City match shirts will carry the poppy logo, joining the Football League
The afternoon, marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, will allow both sets of supporters to join together in remembrance of those lost in the line of duty.
auction, with funds going directly to the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.Sky Bet #BidtoRememberBirmingham City have confirmed that military personnel will be in attendance to collect money for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. Following the match the shirts will be individually signed to feature in the upcoming
All lots will go live on Sky Bet’s eBay shop between Saturday November 8 and Monday November 10.
bidtoremember.comTo register your interest in the signed shirt auction visit:
To follow the campaign on Twitter, use the hashtag #BidToRemember.
Sky Bet Head of Sponsorship Edwin Martin said: “We’re really looking forward to giving fans the opportunity to join the #BidToRemember campaign and show their support for such a worthy cause.We hope that those participating on twitter will go on to bid for their favourite players’ shirts to raise funds for the Poppy Appeal.”
The Royal British Legion Head of Corporate Partnerships Alexandra Caine said: “We are incredibly grateful to Sky Bet, and to all the Championship clubs, for their support in this year’s Poppy Appeal.
“The money raised from campaigns like #BidToRemember will help fund our projects nationwide for current and former servicemen and women, who put their lives on the line for their country.”
Thank you for your continued support of what is such a worthy cause, honouring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. #CardiffCityRemembers