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2020 is here!
23rd may 2020. st mary's stadium, southampton.


Welcome to The Big Match 2020

A Brief History

Starting in 2012, The Big Match began as 30 local people hiring Reading's Madejski Stadium for a kickabout to raise money for The Brain Tumour Charity & Action for Children. Fast forward seven years, taking in grounds including Millwall's 'The Den' and raising over £360,000 along the way, the next stop is...

Who's Involved?

A Huge Thanks to Our Sponsors

Latest News

Southampton Legend, Matt Le Tissier joins The Big Match!

Nicknamed 'Le God' by the adoring Southampton fans, Matt Le Tissier is one of a kind when it comes to professional footballers, choosing to spend his entire career at one club.

A creative attacking midfielder, known for a collection of stunning goals, Le Tissier won 8 caps for his country and was the first player to score 100 goals in the Premier League.

We are delighted to have him on board!

The Premier League Trophy!

Come and get up close and personal with the Premier League Trophy at this year's event. Who knows.... it might even have red and white ribbons attached.

Recent Events

This group of heroes took part in a charity match to help raise money for The Big Match cause, over £1500 raised. 😘⚽️⚽️⚽️ It was cold, the pitch was difficult, it’s Christmas and they took time out away from their families to help others. Yes they had fun and played a sport they love - no one said charity had to be boring - but it was at a time of year when money can be tight and time is precious. They all paid to play. We can’t thank them enough.
Special thanks must go to the team at Reading City FC for providing the venue and support and to our sponsors.

Santa v Elves
Supporting Action for Children and The Brain Tumour Charity

St Mary's Stadium, Southampton. Saturday 23rd May 2020.


The Big Match Kidz 2020


Join us at the home of Southampton FC for The BigMatch Kidz 2020. For children aged 5 to 15, this free* coaching session, led by professionals, is great fun and conducted in a non pressured environment for boys and girls of all abilities.

What Next?

Download a booking form and get involved in this fantastic family footballing event raising money for Action for Children and The Brain Tumour Charity.



Saturday 23rd May 2020
Sessions start from 10am
St Mary's Stadium, Southampton

Extra Time

Extra Time

Join us after The Big Match for the glitz and glamour of Extra Time. This year’s event moves to the Mick Channon Suite at St Mary’s Stadium for an evening of fine dining, fundraising and entertainment.

What's Included:

~ Welcome drinks
~ Three course meal
~ Tea and coffee
~ Charity auctions
~ Live entertainment
~ Disco

Table 10: £1000. Dress code: Black tie.  
Please email us to book a table. Hurry, they sell fast!

Arrival: 7pm. Seating: 7.45pm. Carriages: 1am


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