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AFC Wimbledon PCUK day

4 April 2014

Dons support Prostate Cancer UK at Rovers match

AFC Wimbledon will tomorrow be doing its bit for a very important cause by supporting Prostate Cancer UK’s 2013/14 campaign.

Club staff and first-team management will also support the campaign by wearing pin badges on the day. The match against Bristol Rovers will be the club’s designated PCUK day and there will be bucket collections around the ground.

 .Your AFC WimbledonSupporter Simon Pinnock will tomorrow lead out AFC Wimbledon before kick-off after he won a competition organised by Prostate Cancer UK. Founder member Marc Jones will represent the club in a gruelling London to Amsterdam bike challenge for the charity and you can find out more information about this by clicking on 

A whole host of celebrities and big-name footballers have this season supported the Men United versus Prostate Cancer initiative with comedian Bill Bailey (pictured) assuming the role of a team manager.

Prostate Cancer UK is the Official Charity Partner of The Football League, and the game is one of 62 Men United match days across the Championship, League One and League Two between 1 March and 18 April, with fundraising activities also supporting the campaign.

 for more information.Prostate CancerBig names from the world of showbusiness including Stephen Fry, Sir Michael Parkinson and Damian Lewis, together with England sporting icons Les Ferdinand and Will Carling, have joined a new movement of men stretching well beyond 70,000 people. All have signed for Men United by completing a simple online test. Click on 

The pioneering partnership between Prostate Cancer UK and The Football League aims to reach over 16 million fans across the terraces up and down the country, raising awareness of the disease which affects one in eigh men sometime in their life and kills over 10,000 men a year.

Prostate Cancer UK’s Director of Fundraising, Mark Bishop, said: “We’ve been blown away by the positivity generated by our Men United v Prostate Cancer campaign and as official charity partner of the Football League its fantastic to be able to further enhance that synergy as part of these special days.

“It’s great to see clubs up and down the country join together to make a difference to men’s health, not just on behalf of its own fans but on behalf of all men across the country too.”

If you have concerns about prostate cancer, please call Prostate Cancer UK's confidential helpline on 0800 074 8383 or visit www.prostatecanceruk.org. The helpline is free to landlines, staffed by specialist nurses, and open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday with late opening until 8.00 pm on Wednesdays.


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