MPS TAKE ON CELEBS IN CHARITY FOOTBALL MATCH 2009: Anglia Midlands

MPS TAKE ON CELEBS IN CHARITY FOOTBALL MATCH

East Anglia East Midlands London National North East North West South East South West West Midlands Yorks and Humber The Community Newswire newsdesk can

be contacted on 0870 124 0866 Journalists can access stories via the Press Association wire service or online at: Find out about other community stories on: A local MP scored a hat-trick in a charity match between politicians and celebrities. Labour MP for Leigh, Andy Burnham, helped his team of MPs draw 7-7 against the stars at the match in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. The UK Parliamentary Football Club took on a team of celebrities, ex-pros and charity supporters, including footballer Gus Poyet, broadcaster Angus Deayton, DJ Spoony and athlete Darren Campbell.

The MPs, who were losing at half time, managed to turn the game around thanks to a hat-trick from Culture Secretary Andy Burnham, and two goals from former Chelsea and Tottenham midfielder Gus Poyet, who had defected from the celebrity team to help the losing MPs.

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